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Study at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Founded in 1969, Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis or IUPUI is an urban shared campus of Indiana University and Purdue University located in Indianapolis, Indiana. It offers undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees from both Indiana University and Purdue University. The IUPUI campus is spread across an area of 510 acres.

IUPUI offers more than 180 undergraduate majors and ranks among the top fifteen in the country in the number of first professional degrees it confers and seventh in the number of health-related degrees. The university is organized into more than 15 academic divisions.

IUPUI's sports teams are nicknamed the Jaguars. They compete at the Division I level in The Summit League.

Profile of Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

IUPUI can be found in Indianapolis, IN (a large city). The school is a public institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at IUPUI.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in family and social work.

IUPUI Selectivity

IUPUI does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Only 25% of students scored 430 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at the school centered around 440 to 560, but ranged both higher and lower.


A tenure system is one way IUPUI works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at the school are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 29, 854 students were enrolled in IUPUI.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time. IUPUI student athletes compete in Mid-Continent Conference competitions.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), a partnership between Indiana and Purdue Universities, is Indianas urban research and academic health sciences campus. IUPUIs mission is to advance the State of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement. By offering a distinctive range of bachelors, masters, professional, and Ph. D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity. (Approved by IUPUI Faculty Council 5/3/2005)"

IUPUI Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts1, 224general studies, interdisciplinary studies, library science, English, political science, history, sociology, anthropology, . . .
Business and Management1, 023business, operations management, accounting, management information systems, labor studies
Education and Teaching539elementary school teaching, physical education teaching, school Counselling, secondary teaching, social studies teaching, education courses, adult education, art education, . . .
Medicine486medicine, dentistry, public health, public health courses, dental clinical sciences, medical scientist
Nursing and Emergency Medicine428registered nursing, various nursing, pediatric nursing, nurse practitioner, nursing administration, adult health nursing, EMT paramedic, community nurse, . . .
Family and Social Work420social work, public administration
Law332law, legal research
Science273biology, chemistry, physiology, physics, geology, pathology, bioinformatics, biochemistry, . . .
Engineering Technician222mechanical engineering related tech, electronics tech, mechanical drafting, architectural engineering tech, civil engineering tech, architectural drafting, computer engineering tech, robotics tech, . . .
Medical Support and Technology215histologic tech, dental hygienist, radiographer, dental assistant, radiation therapist, radiation protection, respiratory care tech, cytotechnologist, . . .
Computer Science and Engineering195computer support, computer and info science, information technology, computer engineering
Therapy and Counselling180psychology, physical therapy, psychology courses
Media148digital communications, communication studies, journalism
Engineering114mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, various engineering courses, engineering
Fine Arts107fine arts, art history and criticism
Security and Law Enforcement91criminal justice and safety, forensic science
Hospitality53tourism and travel, hospitality administration
Medical administration33health services administration, medical records admin, medical informatics
Design30interior design
Religion and Philosophy24philosophy, religion
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy23occupational therapy
Music8various music studies
Architecture and Planning2urban planning

Contact: IUPUI

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

355 N Lansing

Indianapolis, IN 46202-2896

General Phone: (317) 274-5555


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