University of Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN 46227

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.


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate77%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. MSN
  2. BSN
  3. ADN Closed in 2015
  4. Accelerated BSN
  5. RN to BSN
  6. LPN to ADN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 163
Nursing Administration Master's degree 20
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 52
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery Master's degree 1
Nursing Education Master's degree 15
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - professional practice 6

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from University of Indianapolis

Marian University
8.18 miles away
Anderson University
37.39 miles away
Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion
61.17 miles away
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
71.82 miles away
Lakeview College of Nursing
85.21 miles away
Huntington University
88.67 miles away
Mount Saint Joseph University
90.34 miles away
Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Science
94.5 miles away
The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences
95.76 miles away
Thomas More College
96.08 miles away


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
SAT: Critical Reading440 to 550
SAT: Math450 to 570
SAT: Writing440 to 540
ACT Composite20 to 26
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

Cost (Net Price)


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$16,673
30k to 48k$16,904
48k to 75k$20,661
75k to 110k$24,389
Over 110k$26,465
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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
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.

Floyd and Betty Huffman Memorial Scholarship

Applicant must be a resident of Blackford County planning to pursue a full-time baccalaureate course of study at Taylor University of the University of Indianapolis.

More scholarships

Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Indiana state board of nursing
University of Indianapolis
1400 E Hanna Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46227

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