University of Indianapolis

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1400 E. Hanna Avenue

Indianapolis, IN 46227-3697

Phone: (317) 788-3368
2013-2014 Tuition
tuition and fees
male /
Aug. 20
application deadline

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U.S. News Rankings

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U.S. News rank Category Name
#38 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Regional Universities (Midwest)

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University of Indianapolis is a private institution that was founded in 1902. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,259, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 65 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Indianapolis's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 38. Its tuition and fees are $24,660 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

The University of Indianapolis is a private residential institution of higher learning. Established in 1902 and now an integral part of the educational and cultural life of Indianapolis, the University maintains a moderate size and a diverse student body, and it provides a comprehensive set of general, pre-professional, and professional programs, grounded in liberal arts. Students indicate that they choose the University because of its challenging, yet supportive, atmosphere and relatively small size. As a result, there is a great sense of community and pride on the campus. The University helps students determine and achieve their individual academic goals.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1902
Religious affiliation United Methodist
Academic calendar semester
Setting urban
2012 Endowment $70,879,857


When applying to University of Indianapolis, it's important to note the application deadline is August 20. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at University of Indianapolis is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 84.4 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 84.4%
Application deadline August 20
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at University of Indianapolis is 14:1, and the school has 50.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Indianapolis include: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Business Administration and Management, General; Psychology, General; Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies; and Banking and Financial Support Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 74 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 14:1
4-year graduation rate 40%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 17%
Business Administration and Management, General 13%
Psychology, General 9%
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 7%
Banking and Financial Support Services 5%

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Student Life

University of Indianapolis has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,259, with a gender distribution of 32.1 percent male students and 67.9 percent female students. University of Indianapolis is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

Total enrollment 5,484
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA II

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Campus Info & Services

University of Indianapolis offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. University of Indianapolis also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at University of Indianapolis, 80 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at University of Indianapolis.

Students who have cars on campus 80%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At University of Indianapolis, 72.6 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $7,202.

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Tuition and fees $24,660 (2013-14)
Room and board $9,320 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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