Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

Brief Description

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.

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At A Glance

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.

Campus Location

Main Address

Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis
355 N Lansing
Indianapolis, IN 46202


(317) 274-5555


Undergraduate Demographics

Male undergraduate population: 41%

Female undergraduate population: 59%

Undergrad visible minorities: No Data

Majors & Degrees

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

Accounting And Finance
Adult And Continuing Teacher Education
Architectural Drafting
Architectural Engineering Technology / Technician
Art History Criticism And Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering
Biology General
Biomedical Engineering Related Technology
Business General
Business Information And Data Processing
Chemistry General
City / Urban Community And Regional Planning
Civil Engineering / Civil Technology Technician
Communications General
Computer And Information Sciences General
Computer And Information Sciences Other
Counselor Education / Counseling And Guidance
Criminal Justice General
Dental Assistant
Dental Clinical Sciences / Graduate Dental
Dental Hygienist
Dental Services Other
Dentistry Dds Dmd
Economics General
Education Administration And Supervision
Education Other
Electrical Electronic / Communications Engineer
Electrical Electronics And Communication
Elementary Teacher Education
Emergency Medical Technology / Technician
Engineering General
English Language And Literature General
English Teacher Education
Fine / Studio Arts
French Language And Literature
General Studies
German Language And Literature
Health And Medical Diagnostic And Treatment
Health System / Health Services Administration
Health Teacher Education
History General
Hospitality Services Management Other
Interior Design General
Labor / Personnel Relations And Studies
Law Llb Jd
Liberal Arts And Sciences / General Studies
Liberal Arts And Sciences / Liberal Studies
Library Science / Librarianship
Mechanical Drafting
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies
Medical Anatomy
Medical Basic Sciences Other
Medical Biochemistry
Medical Genetics
Medical Microbiology
Medical Neurobiology
Medical Pathology
Medical Pharmacology And Pharmaceutical
Medical Physics / Biophysics
Medical Physiology
Medical Radiologic Technology / Technician
Medical Records Administration
Medical Technology
Medical Toxicology
Medicine Md
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Other
Music Other
Nuclear Medical Technology / Technician
Nursing Administration Post Rn
Nursing Adult Health Post Rn
Nursing Family Practice Post Rn
Nursing Other
Nursing Pediatric Post Rn
Nursing Psychiatric / Mental Health Post Rn
Nursing Public Health Post Rn
Nursing Rn Training
Occupational Therapy
Operations Management And Supervision
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Physical Therapy General
Physics General
Political Science And Government General
Pre Elementary Early Childhood Kindergarten
Psychology General
Psychology Other
Public Administration
Public Health General
Rehabilitation / Therapeutic Services Operations
Religion / Religious Studies
Respiratory Therapy Technician
Robotics Technology / Technician
Secondary Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Spanish Language And Literature
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education General
Speech Teacher Education