University of Indianapolis


The University of Indianapolis is a private university located in Indianapolis, Indiana and affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The school offers associate’s, undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees in nearly 100 different programs. Major departments and courses of study include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Education, the School for Adult Learning, the School of Nursing, the Krannert School of Physical Therapy, the School of Occupational Therapy, and the School of Psychological Sciences.

The University of Indianapolis has long placed an emphasis on international partnerships with other schools, even boasting a branch campus in the far-flung locale of Athens, Greece, and sister schools in Belize, Cyprus, China, and India.

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Information Summary

Ranks 21st in Indiana and 866th overall. See the entire top 2,000 colleges and universities list
Overall Score (about) 82.1
Total Cost On-Campus Attendance $45,382
Admission Success rate N/A
ACT / SAT 75%ile scores 25 / 1180
Student Ratio Students-to-Faculty 16 : 1
Retention (full-time / part-time) 74% / 50%
Enrollment Total (all students) 5,935


Admissions to the University of Indianapolis are selective, but the school has flexible policies designed to accommodate and support a broad cross-section of students. In general, the basic requirements for admission include completion of a college preparatory curriculum at an accredited high school, proof of academic achievement, and successful completion of the SAT or ACT. However, the school also has a special admissions process for students who have been home-schooled. Writing samples are requested, but are not required. Students who have been admitted to the University of Indianapolis may still have to meet additional admission requirements to begin specific programs or courses of study.


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Financial Aid

Because the University of Indianapolis is a private, church-affiliated school, the costs of attendance are somewhat higher than those seen at comparable state-run schools. As such, an average of nearly 90% of all UIndy students receive some form of financial aid, with the average total disbursement topping $17,000.

The standard FAFSA form is the first step in the financial aid process for students at the University of Indianapolis, with the usual deadline for full consideration falling in early March. Merit- and need-based scholarships disbursed at the school include Presidential Scholarships, the Phi Theta Kappa Academic Honors Scholarship, the Dean’s Scholarships and Distinguished Deans Scholarships, Alumni Scholarships, Legacy Awards, the U.S. Senator Richard G. Lugar Academic Recognition Award, the Horizon Grant, the Faith or Community Service Award, the United Methodist Award, and the Full-Tuition 21st Century Discovery Award. Other types of aid include federal grants and loans.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 2560th for the average student loan amount.
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Student life at the University of Indianapolis is vibrant and active. The suburban campus sprawls across nearly 50 acres and offers an array of on-campus dorms and residence hall. The school’s student population, which typically numbers less than 5,000, are highly involved in clubs and organizations, with activities such as honor societies, faith and fewllowship groups, cultural and foreign language clubs, academic clubs, leadership initiatives, political groups, and service clubs.

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The University of Indianapolis fields a number of athletic teams in the NCAA Division II. The Greyhounds are competitive in men’s basketball, baseball, swimming, cross country and more, as well as women’s basketball, golf, softball, and tennis. Both men’s and women’s basketball teams have fared well in recent years, making it to the NCAA Division II tournament several times each. Intramurals are also popular at the school.

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