Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN 46202

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (IUPUI) is a public institution in Indianapolis, Indiana. The university was established in 1969, after the merger of two schools. The Purdue Indianapolis Extension Center and Indiana University Indianapolis merged to become IUPUI. The campus is near downtown Indianapolis. The university offers degrees from both Indiana University and Purdue University, including over 200 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. It is also one of the largest universities in the state, with over 30,000 students enrolled during the 2015 school year. The programs are offered through 18 different schools. IUPUI was also recognized by US News & World Report for 13 consecutive years for offering a positive collegiate experience to students.

A wide range of nursing programs is available at the IUPUI School of Nursing. The undergraduate-level programs include a traditional BSN program, along with accelerated BSN, LPN to BSN, and RN to BSN. The graduate-level programs include MSN, RN to MSN, DNP, PhD, and BSN to PhD programs. All CCNE accreditation for these programs is current. Students receive a unique learning experience, as the nursing programs include clinical opportunities with students from other Indiana University health schools. Students also receive training at a state-of-the-art simulation center that recreates the environment of a real hospital. 


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate74%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. Masters degrees (MSN, RN to MSN)
  2. Doctoral degrees (DNP, PhD, BSN to PhD)
  3. BSN
  4. Accelerated BSN
  5. LPN to BSN
  6. RN to BSN
  7. ADN Closed in 2009
  8. Family Nurse Practitioner

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 507
Nursing Education Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 4
Nursing Administration Master's degree 7
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 45
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 49
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 4
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 21
Nursing Practice Master's degree 7
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 10
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - professional practice 0
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 18

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis

Indiana University-Kokomo
47.48 miles away
Ball State University
49.96 miles away
Purdue University-Main Campus
59.86 miles away
Indiana University-East
68.5 miles away
Indiana State University
68.95 miles away
Miami University-Oxford
78.7 miles away
Miami University-Hamilton
89.87 miles away
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
98.86 miles away
Indiana University-Southeast
100.53 miles away
University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College
101.47 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
07/01/1969 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1983 - 08/01/2009
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
04/01/1968 - 06/30/2016
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
05/01/1961 - 06/30/2016
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/22/2000 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
09/22/2000 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
05/05/2016 - Current

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading440 to 560
SAT: Math450 to 570
SAT: Writing430 to 540
ACT Composite19 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$6,290
30k to 48k$7,994
48k to 75k$13,444
75k to 110k$17,703
Over 110k$18,413
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $271.00 $958.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $347.00 $958.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Indiana Nursing Scholarship Fund Program

The scholarship is for full-time or part-time students admitted to a participating nursing school in Indiana. Must be a U.S. citizen, an Indiana resident and agree to work in an Indiana health [...]

Marion A. and Eva S. Peeples Foundation Trust Scholarship

Marion A. and Eva S. Peeples Foundation Trust Scholarship is awarded annually to Indiana high schools graduates who will attend an Indiana college or university and [...]

Mildred B. Price Nursing Scholarship Fund

Applicant must be a resident of Grant, Hamilton, Knox, Pulaski, Madison, Sullivan, White, or Starke County who is enrolled in or accepted to a four-year baccalaureate program for nursing at an [...]

Marilyn Tomey Memorial Scholarship

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Henry County high school who will attend a college or university in Indiana pursuing a four-year degree in nursing. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Marion A. and Eva S. Peeples Foundation Trust Scholarship

Applicant must be a graduate of a high school in Indiana who is attending or will attend a college or university in Indiana and majoring in dietetics, nursing, or technology education.

More scholarships

Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Indiana state board of nursing
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis
425 University Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46202

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