School Profile

Indiana University at Purdue University-Indianapolis

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Indianapolis, IN

$8,883

Avg in-state tuition

$30,940

Avg out-of-state tuition

BestColleges.com is an advertising-supported site. Featured or trusted partner programs and all school search, finder, or match results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other editorially-independent information published on this site.

Ready to Take the Next Step?

Discover programs by subject area to find the best college for your future.

Search All Programs

About Indiana University at Purdue University-Indianapolis

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Indiana University at Purdue University-Indianapolis is a large public university located on an urban campus in Indianapolis, Indiana. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 19,197, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 84%. The university offers 92 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 57%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $8,883, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $30,940.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

84% of students were accepted during the 2021-2022 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

69% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

57% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Recommended

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

High school GPA Recommended

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Required

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 21-28

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1040-1230

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

Learn more about how we determine school awards

28k

Students enrolled

55%

Online student enrollment

13:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

63%

Hispanic

10%

Black

9%

Asian

7%

Two or more races

5%

Non-U.S. Citizen

5%

Unknown

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

60%

Socio-economic diversity

41% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Explore Similar Schools

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

66

Total Online Enrollment

15,155

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

81% On-campus

19% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 38% online

Associate Check Bold 22% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 10% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 27% online

Master's Check Bold 20% online

Doctorate Check Bold 3% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $8,883 $30,940
Graduate $9,228 $25,368

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,050
On-campus room and board $10,588
On-campus other expenses $2,488
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $10,588
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $4,076
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,076

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $23,009 $45,066
Off-campus without family $24,597 $46,654
Off-campus with family $14,009 $36,066

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

49%

State Grant Aid

43%

Institution Grant Aid

75%

Pell Grant

41%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,062
State Grant Aid $6,868
Institution Grant Aid $4,758
Pell Grant Aid $4,491

Financial Outlook

$20k

Average student debt after graduation

$40k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division I without football

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • All Track Combined

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.