Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 18,707
Graduate Enrollment: 8,493
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential // full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 83.61%

Male/Female: 39% / 61% (2017)

First generation college students: 35.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 6.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.4% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,152
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1040 - 1230

2022 Median Admit ACT: 25
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 21 - 28

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 58.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 30.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 17.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 10.7% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 63.6%
Black: 10.0%
Hispanic: 11.7%
Asian: 6.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 5.2%
Non-resident alien: 2.8%
Unknown race: 0.4%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $21,348
In-State tuition: $10,044
Out-of-State tuition: $32,101

Estimated books and supplies: $1,050 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $10,588 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,488 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $10,588 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,488 (2022)

Average Family Income: $68,479 (2017)
Median Family Income: $45,002 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 34.7%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 35.4%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $20,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $212 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $5,579
$30k-48k $6,181
$48k-75k $11,549
$75k-110k $17,776
$110k+ $19,225

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 38%
6-year graduation rate: 57%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 97.0% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $20,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $7,250 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $13,607 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $15,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 62.9% (2015)
@3 year 68.2% (2017)
@5 year 74.3% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 40.8% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 44.5% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $45,394 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $52,331 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 13 $29,076 $283 $31,528 ($2,627)
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 50 $22,837 $228 $36,582 ($3,049) $40,760 ($3,397)
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 65 $22,959 $238 $31,709 ($2,642) $45,940 ($3,828)
Master's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 5
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 3
Master's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 8 $48,678 ($4,057)
Doctoral Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer and Information Sciences, General. 12
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 146 $25,780 $239 $53,700 ($4,475) $78,397 ($6,533)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 48
Doctoral Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Systems Analysis. 3
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 66 $25,000 $228 $67,063 ($5,589) $77,924 ($6,494)
Master's Degree Computer Science. 2
Doctoral Degree Computer Science. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Culinary Arts and Related Services. 1
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 7
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 2
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 1
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 184 $23,000 $225 $42,593 ($3,549) $43,547 ($3,629)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 12 $449
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 41 $26,000 $211 $42,212 ($3,518) $46,384 ($3,865)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 2
Master's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 6
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 30 $20,729 $212 $63,385 ($5,282) $76,252 ($6,354)
Master's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 14
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 34 $27,000 $286 $68,410 ($5,701) $84,634 ($7,053)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 61 $25,603 $219 $70,065 ($5,839) $86,685 ($7,224)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 53 $90,058 ($7,505)
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 168 $26,450 $222 $67,233 ($5,603) $82,354 ($6,863)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 87 $87,010 ($7,251)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Mechanical Engineering. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Engineering, Other. 4
Bachelor's Degree Engineering, Other. 33 $27,000 $270 $63,653 ($5,304) $75,547 ($6,296)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Legal Professions and Studies, Other. 14
Bachelor's Degree Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 40 $21,717 $207 $64,836 ($5,403) $75,376 ($6,281)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 22 $66,235 ($5,520) $77,416 ($6,451)
Associate's Degree Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 8
Bachelor's Degree Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 12
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians. 55 $25,319 $264 $63,285 ($5,274) $80,150 ($6,679)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 7
Bachelor's Degree Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 22 $27,000 $276 $36,124 ($3,010) $47,517 ($3,960)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Engineering-Related Fields. 21 $17,625 $65,175 ($5,431)
Master's Degree Engineering-Related Fields. 36 $71,722 ($5,977) $77,928 ($6,494)
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 8
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 25 $19,543 $210 $32,489 ($2,707) $36,383 ($3,032)
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma American Sign Language. 1
Bachelor's Degree American Sign Language. 7 $28,429 ($2,369)
First Professional Degree Law. 226 $1,113 $65,061 ($5,422) $81,333 ($6,778)
Master's Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 44
Doctoral Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 78 $966
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Legal Support Services. 24 $21,963 $168 $40,416 ($3,368) $41,755 ($3,480)
Bachelor's Degree Legal Support Services. 14 $40,006 ($3,334)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 61 $26,000 $207 $25,216 ($2,101) $38,930 ($3,244)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 2
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 4
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 248 $29,000 $232 $38,839 ($3,237) $43,495 ($3,625)
Master's Degree Library Science and Administration. 85 $331 $41,079 ($3,423) $46,879 ($3,907)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 147 $22,500 $217 $33,035 ($2,753) $46,155 ($3,846)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 32 $221 $29,767 ($2,481) $67,436 ($5,620)
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 4
Master's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 2
Doctoral Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 3
Master's Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 8
Doctoral Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 6
Master's Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 1
Doctoral Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 2
Master's Degree Genetics. 8
Doctoral Degree Genetics. 1
Master's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 50 $233 $35,435 ($2,953)
Doctoral Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 3
Master's Degree Pharmacology and Toxicology. 2
Doctoral Degree Pharmacology and Toxicology. 2
Doctoral Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Biotechnology. 2
Doctoral Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 1
Master's Degree Molecular Medicine. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Molecular Medicine. 1
Bachelor's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 47 $15,012 $160 $31,297 ($2,608)
Doctoral Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 1
Master's Degree Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. 4
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 26 $23,868 $205 $45,510 ($3,793) $51,052 ($4,254)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 19
Doctoral Degree Mathematics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Gerontology. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Museology/Museum Studies. 5
Master's Degree Museology/Museum Studies. 16 $34,062 ($2,839) $42,870 ($3,573)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Human Biology. 14 $21,000 $175
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Biology. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Computer Interaction. 33 $23,992 $217 $49,399 ($4,117)
Master's Degree Human Computer Interaction. 51 $80,097 ($6,675)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Computer Interaction. 4
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 16 $14,842
Master's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 32 $49,869 ($4,156) $63,630 ($5,303)
Doctoral Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 8
Graduate/Professional Certificate Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 23
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 109 $23,871 $228 $30,765 ($2,564) $49,346 ($4,112)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 115 $24,449 $228 $31,470 ($2,623) $50,577 ($4,215)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 17
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 15
Master's Degree Philosophy. 2
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 7
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 44 $21,902 $220 $40,834 ($3,403) $52,352 ($4,363)
Master's Degree Chemistry. 1
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 6
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 4
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 5
Master's Degree Physics. 8
Doctoral Degree Physics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 210 $22,439 $216 $32,396 ($2,700) $40,719 ($3,393)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 17
Doctoral Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 2
Doctoral Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 6
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 161 $20,300 $201 $40,648 ($3,387) $46,786 ($3,899)
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 28 $43,829 ($3,652) $62,987 ($5,249)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Homeland Security. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Services, General. 4 $43,868 ($3,656)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Public Administration. 8
Doctoral Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 3
Bachelor's Degree Public Administration. 83 $25,000 $219 $38,019 ($3,168) $52,546 ($4,379)
Master's Degree Public Administration. 78 $319 $61,728 ($5,144) $64,608 ($5,384)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Administration. 37
Doctoral Degree Public Policy Analysis. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Social Work. 24 $14,535 $134
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 136 $18,410 $174 $38,291 ($3,191) $44,208 ($3,684)
Master's Degree Social Work. 369 $452 $46,427 ($3,869) $53,987 ($4,499)
Doctoral Degree Social Work. 5
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 18 $18,500 $195 $19,304 ($1,609) $41,135 ($3,428)
Master's Degree Anthropology. 1
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 32 $18,711 $172 $39,919 ($3,327) $59,781 ($4,982)
Master's Degree Economics. 4
Doctoral Degree Economics. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Geography and Cartography. 7
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 7
Master's Degree Geography and Cartography. 3
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 17 $22,600 $239 $30,832 ($2,569)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 35 $18,500 $159 $33,849 ($2,821) $55,980 ($4,665)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 30 $24,539 $219 $30,738 ($2,562) $34,763 ($2,897)
Master's Degree Sociology. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Visual and Performing Arts, General. 3
Master's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, General. 13
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Design and Applied Arts. 2
Associate's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 7
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 9 $46,418 ($3,868)
Master's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 3
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 128 $22,750 $228 $25,948 ($2,162) $35,749 ($2,979)
Bachelor's Degree Music. 7
Master's Degree Music. 5
First Professional Degree Dentistry. 114 $2,928 $123,722 ($10,310) $157,147 ($13,096)
Master's Degree Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences. 29 $1,856 $229,382 ($19,115) $227,297 ($18,941)
Doctoral Degree Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 14 $34,780 ($2,898)
Associate's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 1 $56,524 ($4,710)
Bachelor's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 17 $26,168 $260
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 149 $24,631 $210 $35,912 ($2,993) $50,627 ($4,219)
Master's Degree Public Health. 85 $427 $60,523 ($5,044) $70,006 ($5,834)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Health. 15
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 45 $22,937 $239 $33,952 ($2,829) $39,191 ($3,266)
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 43 $540 $64,159 ($5,347) $61,078 ($5,090)
Master's Degree Medical Illustration and Informatics. 47 $81,296 ($6,775)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Medical Illustration and Informatics. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 27 $24,912 $230 $26,094 ($2,175)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 477 $28,408 $213 $60,708 ($5,059) $63,614 ($5,301)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 92 $466 $105,471 ($8,789) $112,094 ($9,341)
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 9
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business/Commerce, General. 124 $24,500 $219 $34,184 ($2,849) $44,404 ($3,700)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 555 $22,003 $209 $48,635 ($4,053) $59,798 ($4,983)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 27 $21,181 $186 $44,365 ($3,697) $64,862 ($5,405)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 77 $26,000 $222 $50,106 ($4,176) $61,260 ($5,105)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 24 $52,680 ($4,390) $68,507 ($5,709)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 50 $338 $58,981 ($4,915) $77,202 ($6,434)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Hospitality Administration/Management. 50 $23,018 $216 $33,338 ($2,778) $43,903 ($3,659)
Bachelor's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 131 $24,947 $217 $34,547 ($2,879) $45,565 ($3,797)
Master's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Resources Management and Services. 105 $25,422 $218 $48,287 ($4,024) $56,585 ($4,715)
Associate's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 3
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Resources Management and Services. 9
Master's Degree Taxation. 7
Bachelor's Degree History. 29 $27,000 $265 $35,457 ($2,955) $39,661 ($3,305)
Master's Degree History. 4
Doctoral Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Area Studies. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 61 $20,500 $196 $36,832 ($3,069) $43,963 ($3,664)
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Journalism. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 3
Master's Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 25
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 34 $466 $50,437 ($4,203) $48,108 ($4,009)
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 38 $21,299 $207 $58,623 ($4,885) $68,394 ($5,700)
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 51 $866 $71,511 ($5,959) $79,151 ($6,596)
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 55 $27,000 $286 $65,057 ($5,421) $71,669 ($5,972)
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 42 $1,101 $116,598 ($9,717) $119,422 ($9,952)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 78 $21,184 $92 $52,554 ($4,380) $51,417 ($4,285)
Associate's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 8
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 21 $23,250 $173 $61,646 ($5,137) $64,144 ($5,345)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 2
Bachelor's Degree Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 1 $22,464 $212 $22,678 ($1,890) $52,078 ($4,340)
First Professional Degree Medicine. 318 $2,396 $59,931 ($4,994) $89,839 ($7,487)
Master's Degree Medical Clinical Sciences/Graduate Medical Studies. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 2
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Public Health. 5
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 95 $22,220 $213 $40,270 ($3,356) $48,634 ($4,053)
Master's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 154 $421 $112,542 ($9,379) $120,929 ($10,077)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $78,300
Full time faculty: 53%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 13.0

School's endowment start of year: $1,722,778,403 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $2,252,019,515 (2022)