University of Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN 46227
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The University of Indianapolis (UIndy) is a private institution in Indianapolis, Indiana that was founded in 1902. The main campus is on the south side of the city and spans 50 acres. The campus includes a gorgeous green space that is made up of a sunken lawn and a long canal surrounded by water gardens and a partial amphitheater. The university offers over 82 undergraduate majors and 27 master’s degree programs. The university is organized into 9 schools and colleges, including the School of Nursing, and has received numerous rankings and recognition. In 2018, the university was ranked 34th out of all regional Midwest universities. 

The nursing programs offered at the University of Indianapolis School of Nursing include a traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, RN to BSN, LPN to ADN, and MSN program. The associate degree program is accredited by the ACEN, while the remaining programs are all currently accredited by the CCNE. The school is also the only school in the state to offer a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner certificate as part of their MSN program. The school partners with various local health systems to give students clinical experiences. Students spend two days per week during the six-semester BSN program helping real patients in the Indianapolis area.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students5,972
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate75%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 0
Bachelor's degree 25 161
Master's degree 0 5
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1947 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
12/01/1965 - 05/02/2015
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
01/27/2007 - Current
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
02/03/2003 - 01/27/2007
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
09/22/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/21/2004 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
08/01/1997 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT990 to 1180
ACT19 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations 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

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,152/credit
In State Students$1,152/credit
Out of State Students$1,152/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$898/credit
In State Students$898/credit
Out of State Students$898/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $51,840 $51,840 $51,840
ADN 70 $80,640 $80,640 $80,640
BSN 125 $144,000 $144,000 $144,000
FNP 50 $44,900 $44,900 $44,900
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of University of Indianapolis's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 39% $4,289
Other Federal Grant 31% $385
State Grant & Scholarships 39% $6,230
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 99% $14,889
Federal Student Loans 69% $5,805
Private Loans 14% $13,264


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$15,794
$30,001 to $48,000$16,281
$48,001 to $75,000$20,423
$75,001 to $110,000$24,433
Over $110,000$26,417

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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Indiana state board of nursing.
University of Indianapolis
1400 E Hanna Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46227

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