Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis

Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis was awarded 219 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is mechanical drafting and mechanical drafting CAD/CADD.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked IUPUI as #747 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

IUPUI is also ranked #13 out of 48 schools in Indiana.

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Is It Hard to Get Into IUPUI?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis is 80%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that IUPUI is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 85% of students accepted to IUPUI submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 600. Math scores were between 495 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis  ( 500 to 600 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis  ( 495 to 590 )
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IUPUI received ACT scores from 46% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis  ( 19 to 26 )
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Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1, Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis is 57%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  57 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 73% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  73 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at IUPUI is 19%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  19 out of 100
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Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 21,173 undergraduates at IUPUI with 17,630 being full-time and 3,543 being part-time.

How Much Does Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis Cost?

The overall average net price of IUPUI is $11,285. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for IUPUI

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$5,052 $6,315 $12,314 $17,952 $18,892

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of IUPUI, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At IUPUI, approximately 45% of students took out student loans averaging $6,443 a year. That adds up to $25,772 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at IUPUI is 5.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do IUPUI Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from IUPUI with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $42,500 in their early years. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis

Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis is a public institution located in Indianapolis, Indiana. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Contact details for IUPUI are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 420 University Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46202-5143
Phone: 317-274-5555
Website: www.iupui.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IUPUI
Twitter: https://twitter.com/iupui

Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 101 majors graduated from Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis. Of these students, 4,559 received undergraduate degrees and 2,721 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 525 $56,700
General Business/Commerce 522 $44,000
Liberal Arts General Studies 264 $34,800
General Psychology 228 $30,900
Mechanical Engineering 175 $63,100
Teacher Education Grade Specific 167 $37,800
Health & Medical Administrative Services 165 $34,800
Computer Information Systems 154 $51,600
Social Work 146 $33,900
General Biology 137 $30,700

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Online Learning at IUPUI

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2018-2019, 12,161 students took at least one online class at Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis. This is an increase from the 11,620 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 12,161 2,373
2017-2018 11,620 2,233
2016-2017 11,185 2,103
2015-2016 10,597 1,947
2013-2014 9,887 2,005

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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