Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) in Indiana, USA, is considered the state’s premier urban research university. 

Combining the resources of two prestigious universities with a downtown location, IUPUI offers students the opportunity to earn a respected degree from Indiana University or Purdue University while enjoying all the benefits of capital city life.

We are home to 30,000 students from 142 countries with 450+ academic programs. Graduating students will become part of the global network of 182,000 alumni. IUPUI also annually offers over $1,000,000 in scholarships to international students.

Basic details

  • Region: Midwest
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Campus setting: Urban
  • Type of institution: Public

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 80%
  • Average ACT score: 18-33
  • Average SAT score: 1010 - 1500
  • Test optional?: Yes
  • Common Application accepted?: Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance, Anthropology, Arts, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Business, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Design, Economics, Education, Ethnic/Cultural Studies, Engineering, English, Environmental Sciences, Genetics, Geography, Geology, History, Humanities, Information Sciences/Systems, International Relations, Journalism, Languages, Law, Liberal Arts, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Medical Sciences, Neuroscience, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Physics, Physiology, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Public Policy, Public Relations/Affairs, Social Work, Sociology, Urban Planning, Urban Studies, Veterinary Medicine, Zoology
  • Full list of majors available


  • International students are eligible for: Merit based scholarships
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $48,470


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division I
  • Varsity sports: Men's Athletics / Track and Field, Women's Athletics / Track and field, Women's Softball, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Men's Football / Soccer, Women's Football / Soccer, Men's Golf, Women's Golf, Men's Swimming and Diving, Women''s Swimming and Diving, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Women's Volleyball