Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI) is a premier public four-year institution located on a downtown urban campus within the capital city of Indiana and the 13th largest city in the United States. First created in 1969 from the merging of the Indianapolis extension programs of the nationally acclaimed Indiana University and Purdue University, IUPUI offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees from both universities. The university's more than 250 degree programs have been fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools continuously since 1970.
According to the 2014 U.S. News and World Report survey, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis has been nationally recognized as the 5th best up-and-coming school in the nation. Individual graduate programs at IUPUI have also been ranked among the best of the best in the United States, including 15th in Nursing, 6th in Nonprofit Management, 26th in Social Work, 21st in Occupational Therapy, 45th in Fine Arts, and 3rd in Clinical Nurse Specialist. The university's School of Medicine has been recognized as the 37th best medical school in the country for primary care. IUPUI stands out as a frontrunner as being the first university in the nation to have a School of Informatics and grant a PhD program dedicated to Informatics.
Nicknamed the Jaguars, the Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis enables student athletes to participate in the intercollegiate varsity teams that compete within the Division I Summit League of the NCAA. IUPUI has strong competitive teams in soccer, golf, basketball, tennis, volleyball, and track and field. Well-known for its Michael A. Carroll Stadium, the campus has served as the host for the 2007 USA Track and Field Championships, Pan-American Games, and the Nike All-America Basketball Camp. For students not athletically inclined, there are always opportunities to get involved in student organizations and Greek life on campus.
Home for more than 22,150 undergraduate students and 8,250 graduate students, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis is known for having the largest population of graduate and professional students of any other university campus in the state. IUPUI also enrolls the most Indiana in-state resident students and the largest number of underrepresented minority groups within the Indiana University System. Within the extensive network of past Jaguars, the most notable alumni from IUPUI include former congresswoman Julia Carson, painter Vija Celmins, NBA basketball player George Hill, former Vice President Dan Quayle, NASA astronaut David Wolf, Paralympian swimmer Trischa Zorn, and author of Clifford the Big Red Dog Norman Bridwell.
Total undergraduate enrollment: 20211
Total institution enrollment: 27525
School type: 4-year public
School classification: Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the doctorate. They award at least ten doctoral degrees/1 per year across three or more disciplines,2 or at least 20 doctoral degrees per year overall.
Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis
355 N Lansing
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Male undergraduate population: 41%
Female undergraduate population: 59%
Undergrad visible minorities: No Data
Degrees Offered: Less than one year, One but less than two years, Associate's, Two but less than 4 years, Bachelor's, Postbaccalaureate certificate, Master's, Post-Masters certificate, Doctor's, First-professional degree