University of Indianapolis Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

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University of Indianapolis Description:

The University of Indianapolis (often referred to as UIndy) is a private university affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Students come from over 20 states and 50 countries, and the university prides itself on the diversity of its student body. Undergraduates can choose from 82 academic programs, and professional fields within business, health and education are extremely popular. The average class size is just 18, and the school is highly rated among master's degree-granting institutions in the Midwest. UIndy has a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio. In athletics, the UIndy Greyhounds compete in the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference and Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • University of Indianapolis Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 5,711 (4,346 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 36% Male / 64% Female
  • 83% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $27,420
  • Books: $1,250 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,648
  • Other Expenses: $3,210
  • Total Cost: $41,528

University of Indianapolis Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 97%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 97%
    • Loans: 70%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $17,368
    • Loans: $7,467

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Liberal Studies, Marketing, Nursing, Physical Education, Psychology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 77%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 33%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 41%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 55%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Football, Basketball, Baseball, Wrestling, Track and Field
  • Women's Sports: Soccer, Golf, Basketball, Swimming, Volleyball, Tennis, Softball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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University of Indianapolis Mission Statement:

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"The mission of the University of Indianapolis is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve, and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The University equips its students to become more capable in thought, judgment, communication, and action; to enhance their imaginations and creative talents; to gain a deeper understanding of the teachings of the Christian faith and an appreciation and respect for other religions; to cultivate rationality and tolerance for ambiguity; and to use the intellect in the process of discovery and the synthesis of knowledge."

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