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Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

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

2020 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis was awarded 50 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is public administration and social service.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked IUPUI as #634 out of 1,727 colleges and universities in the country on its 2020 Best Colleges list.

IUPUI also holds the #17 spot on the Best Colleges in Indiana ranking.

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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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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

The student to faculty ratio at Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis is about average at 17 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

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

Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis has a freshmen retention rate of 75%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  75 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 19% for first-time, full-time students at IUPUI, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  19 out of 100
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Average Overall Diversity at IUPUI

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 21,610 undergraduates at IUPUI with 17,521 being full-time and 4,089 being part-time.

IUPUI Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

IUPUI scored 52.80 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  52.80 out of 100
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How Much Does Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis Cost?

The overall average net price of IUPUI is $12,021. 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 +
$6,118 $7,431 $12,121 $17,031 $18,517

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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At IUPUI, approximately 52% of students took out student loans averaging $6,814 a year. That adds up to $27,256 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at IUPUI is 6.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do IUPUI Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from IUPUI make about $42,500 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.

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Location of Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis

Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis is a public institution situated in Indianapolis, Indiana. The location of IUPUI is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Location of Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis

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 111 majors graduated from Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis. Of these students, 4,475 received undergraduate degrees and 2,552 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
General Business/Commerce 558 $44,000
Nursing 456 $56,700
Liberal Arts General Studies 257 $34,800
General Psychology 225 $30,900
Mechanical Engineering 172 $63,100
Teacher Education Grade Specific 157 $37,800
Computer Information Systems 156 $51,600
Criminal Justice & Corrections 153 $34,900
General Biology 150 $30,700
Hospitality Management 146 $34,600

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Online Learning at IUPUI

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 11,620 students took at least one online class at Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis. This is an increase from the 11,185 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 11,620 2,233
2016-2017 11,185 2,103
2015-2016 10,597 1,947
2014-2015 9,807 1,999
2013-2014 9,887 2,005

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