Founded in 1977 by Rev. Fr. Boniface Hardin; Martin University is a private, four-year, liberal arts institution located in Avondale Place, Indianapolis. Since its inception, Martin University has been serving the low-income, minority, and adult learners from diverse backgrounds. Each year, it enrolls both traditional as well as non-traditional students. It boasts a student population of more than 1,000, with over 75 faculty and staff.