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Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus Overview

Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus is a public institution located in Indiana, Pennsylvania. Indiana is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

What Is Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus Known For?

2,383 Undergraduate Awards
$28,849 Avg Cost After Aid
91% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at IUP is the doctor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 66% of the faculty were full-time.

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Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at IUP.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best History Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Health & Physical Education Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Quality Control Technology Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best History Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#44 Best General English Literature Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Best English Language & Literature Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards IUP has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#3 Best Criminology Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#4 Best Criminology Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#10 Best Value Colleges for Criminology College Factual
#52 Best General English Literature Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#64 Best Value Colleges for General English Literature College Factual
#154 Best Value Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual

Where Is Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus?

Location of Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus

Contact details for IUP are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall, Indiana, PA 15705-1098
Phone: 724-357-2100
Website: www.iup.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iupedu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/iupedu

How Do I Get Into IUP?

You can apply to IUP online at: https://www.banner.iup.edu/pls/production/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon

Admission Requirements for IUP

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into IUP?

91% Acceptance Rate
65% Of Accepted Are Women
88% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 91%, IUP is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 35% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 87%, and the acceptance rate for women is 93%.

Average Test Scores

About 88% of students accepted to IUP submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 570. Math scores were between 450 and 550.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus  ( 460 to 570 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus  ( 450 to 550 )
200
800
IUP received ACT scores from 13% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 23. Math scores were between 17 and 23. Composite scores were between 17 and 23.

ACT English Scores for Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus  ( 16 to 23 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus  ( 17 to 23 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus  ( 17 to 23 )
1
36

Can I Afford Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus?

$28,849 Net Price
81% Take Out Loans
7.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of IUP is $28,849. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At IUP, approximately 81% of students took out student loans averaging $9,465 a year. That adds up to $37,860 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at IUP is 7.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,583 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,373 undergraduate students at IUP, with 8,583 being full-time and 790 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  IUP

There are also 2,110 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,583 full-time undergraduates at IUP, 41% are male and 59% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  IUP

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of IUP Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 89
Black or African American 1,027
Hispanic or Latino 397
White 6,318
International Students 257
Other Races/Ethnicities 495

Geographic Diversity

Pennsylvania students aren't the only ones who study at Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus. At this time, 18 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 55 countries are represented at IUP. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, India, and China.

Online Learning at Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus

492 Took All Classes Online
3,252 Took At Least One Class Online
13.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,252 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at IUP has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 74th most popular in Pennsylvania for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of IUP

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus was 13.1%. This is the #1,151 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at IUP regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of IUP majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 30%
Liberal Arts General Studies 30%
Visual & Performing Arts 10%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at IUP ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at IUP.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Food, Nutrition & Related Services #8
Fine & Studio Arts #8
Criminology #15
Visual & Performing Arts #39
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #51
Social Sciences #77
Teacher Education Grade Specific #115
Criminal Justice & Corrections #170
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #176
Liberal Arts General Studies #176
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #190
Education #297

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 0 0 109 0 188 0 297
Criminology 0 0 0 168 0 28 4 200
Nursing 0 0 0 153 0 18 6 177
Health & Physical Education 0 0 6 102 0 50 0 158
Marketing 0 0 0 127 0 0 0 127
General Biology 0 0 0 89 0 23 0 112
Quality Control Technology 0 0 0 76 0 26 4 106
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 99 0 0 0 0 99
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 89 0 0 7 96
Human Resource Management 0 0 0 64 0 23 0 87
General English Literature 0 0 0 31 0 18 38 87
Accounting 0 0 0 81 0 0 0 81
General Psychology 0 0 0 67 0 14 0 81
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 0 0 50 0 30 0 80
Special Education 0 0 0 48 15 9 0 72
Hospitality Management 0 0 0 70 0 0 0 70
Culinary Arts 0 1 62 0 0 0 0 63
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 59 0 0 0 59
Music 0 0 0 45 0 8 0 53
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 52 0 0 0 52
Biological & Physical Science 0 0 0 51 0 0 0 51
Communication Sciences 0 0 0 23 0 24 0 47
Human Development & Family Studies 0 0 0 46 0 0 0 46
Allied Health Professions 0 0 0 44 0 0 0 44
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 14 0 30 0 0 0 44
Sociology 0 0 0 40 0 2 0 42
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0 32 0 9 0 41
Student Counseling 0 0 0 0 0 38 0 38
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 0 0 20 16 36
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 12 24 0 0 0 36
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 33 0 0 0 33
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 0 0 30 0 0 0 30
Journalism 0 0 0 30 0 0 0 30
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 0 0 30 0 30
Romance Languages 12 0 0 17 0 0 0 29
Economics 0 0 0 28 0 0 0 28
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0 12 0 13 0 25
Political Science & Government 0 0 0 23 0 0 0 23
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 5 0 15 0 20
Public Health 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 19
Chemistry 0 0 0 15 0 4 0 19
Physics 0 0 0 19 0 0 0 19
History 0 0 2 14 0 2 0 18
International Business 0 0 0 17 0 0 0 17
Educational Administration 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 16
Mathematics 0 0 0 12 0 2 0 14
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 14
Geography & Cartography 2 0 0 9 0 3 0 14
Area Studies 5 0 0 7 0 0 0 12
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 12
Anthropology 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 12
Other Social Sciences 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 12
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 11
International Relations & National Security 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 11
Public Administration 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 11
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 11
Urban & Regional Planning 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 9
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 9
Philosophy 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 9
Other Public Administration 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 9
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
Germanic Languages 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
Religious Studies 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
Archeology 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5
General Family & Consumer Sciences 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
General Business/Commerce 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3
East Asian Languages 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Applied Mathematics 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Nanotechnology 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Teaching English or French 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gerontology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 35 15 181 2,152 27 637 109 3,156

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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