2023 College Guide: Indiana University Indianapolis


AS YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE You’ll find the world-class academics you’d expect from IU, along with real-world learning opportunities you won’t find anywhere else. With the city as an extension of our campus, you’ll get the best of everything our state has to offer.

BE PART OF OUR NEXT CHAPTER For more than a century, we’ve been growing alongside the Indianapolis community—constantly evolving to meet the needs of the people and businesses around us. Now, we’re embarking on the next phase of our journey. And we want you to join us.

EARN A FUTURE-PROOF DEGREE Artificial intelligence and biomedical informatics degrees at the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering. Venture creation programs at the Kelley School of Business. Cytotechnology degrees at the IU School of Medicine. With more than 200 degree programs in business, health care, science, technology, and more, it’s easy to design an academic journey that will launch you into a successful future.

MAKE THE REAL WORLD PART OF YOUR CURRICULUM With the city at your doorstep, there are countless opportunities for internships, volunteer projects, and other experiences. In fact, almost 75% of our students get hands-on experience.

HAVE THE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE OF YOUR DREAMS The IUI campus has everything you’re looking for. You can get involved in more than 350 student clubs, including 24 fraternities and sororities. Cheer on 17 different Jaguar athletics teams. Dance the night away in the Dance Marathon. Race a canoe down the canal during Regatta. Watch a movie in the Campus Center. Kick back in your residence hall. And when you’re hungry for a change of scenery, explore all downtown has to offer.

THE STATS IUI’S FIRST CLASS STARTING: 2024 // FIRST COURSES OFFERED IN INDY: 1891 // CURRENT ENROLLMENT: 20,453 // STUDENT-FACULTY RATIO: 13:1 // UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES OFFERED: 203 // GRADUATE DEGREES OFFERED: 274 // TOTAL DEGREES: 477 // SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE: Health, Business, Science, Education, Law, Public and Environmental Affairs // DISTANCE FROM DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS: Steps from the State Capitol // RESEARCH FUNDING RECEIVED: $629.5M // STUDENTS RECEIVING FINANCIAL AID: 75.8% // TOP THREE AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS: #3 top public university in Indiana (U.S. News & World Report, 2023); #22 nursing program in the nation, School of Nursing (U.S. News & World Report, 2023); eleven-time winner of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award (Insight into Diversity) PROOF YOU REALLY CAN HAVE IT ALL World-class academics that prepare you for a career. A vibrant, fun-fueled campus steps away from all Indianapolis has to offer. Opportunities to intern at Indiana’s most innovative startups. Programs at the School of Science that give you direct admit status at the IU School of Medicine. It’s got everything you want in a college—and tons you never knew you needed. 

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