Location
Indianapolis, IN
Undergrads
16,127
Tuition (in-state)
$29,062 ($8,605)
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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Reviews 2342 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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3 College Senior

Computers: Obviously there are a lot of students streaming so the connection is a little slow, but overall the computers and facilities are great.

3 College Senior

Weather: Indiana weather is very wishy-washy. I day it'll be 75 degrees the next it's snowing. You have to be prepared for just about any weather.

3 College Senior

Athletics: The sports aren't that significant if you aren't an athlete, but if you're on the swim team that is huge. This campus is known for its amazing natatorium which has had several Olympic swimmers swim in it. Including Michael Phelps!

2 College Senior

Nightlife: Nothing goes on at night. This school is not a party school like its older brother IU.

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: There are plenty of places to eat. It is a matter of what fits your fancy. You can get just about anything delivered to you through orderup.com a wonderful cite created by two of our graduates.

4 College Senior

Health & Safety: There is a health center that is very convenient to get to. It's located at the center of the campus. The police are there if you need. The school offers a police assisted walk to your car program for those late night classes. The campus also provides emergency posts in case you are in danger run over to the post and an officer will be there immediately.

4 College Senior

Scholarships: If you apply for financial aid you'll get. Now it may not be a grant or a scholarship it'll probably be a loan, but it's still financial aid.

3 College Senior

Campus Strictness: The strictness of campus is pretty self explanatory. Don't do something that would equate to a bad consequence. Ex. don't drink on campus if you're under age.

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Finding a place isn't difficult, but pricing could be a little high depending on where you're from.

4 College Senior

Academics: Most of the professors have an extensive background on the field they teach. Most of them are attentive and give the time you need to succeed.

3 College Senior

Greek Life: If you are involved with greek life you'll receive plenty of opportunities to do fundraising or volunteer work. Otherwise, the party aspect is very low key.

5 College Senior

Diversity: There are many ethnic groups on campus. It almost feels like those who are Caucasian are the minority. The campus receives a couple hundred international students per school year.

5 College Freshman

Academics: I love the academics and variety of classes here.

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5 College Freshman

Scholarships: Financial aid saved my life, but housing took too much from my financial aid.

5 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: My school is part of the city. There is always something to do here.

5 College Freshman

Nightlife: I hang out with friends. I don't go to too many social events.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I'm looking into living off campus next year.

5 College Freshman

Diversity: This school is extremely diverse. Especially since it's a commuter school.

4 College Freshman

Drug Safety: There are ups and downs but for the most part it's not normally an issue here.

5 College Freshman

Transportation: The shuttle is a life saver in the winter and rain.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: I'm actually a dancer, but I hear much about the sports teams all of the time.

4 College Freshman

Greek Life: I'm not really into Greek life, but it sounds interesting.

5 College Freshman

Majors: I have such a wide variety of majors and minors to chose from.

5 College Freshman

Majors: It fits me. It fits what I want to do with my future.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The cost for dorm life is okay, but I've had numerous issues with housing this year, including being moved across campus mid school year because of the housing office.

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Kourtney Forrester
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Overall, IUPUI has a lot to offer to a lot of different people. The diversity of students at IUPUI is an illustration of what the University has to offer. Everyone is catered to in some way, whether it is through ESL learning, studies abroad, 24-hour computer facilities, wireless access, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. service projects, resume assistance, and so much more. IUPUI may not be a traditional campus with frat parties and hookups, but students really seem to appreciate its function and purpose, which is to promote professionalism, diversity, and urban learning.

With praise comes the reality—students shouldn’t go to a college thinking that everything will always be great. As with any university, IUPUI has its major flaws. As far as the physical campus itself is concerned, athletic facilities are not yet to the standard that the students can accept, parking is way below the needs of the students, and campus food is not worth the paper plates that it is served on. Too harsh? Maybe, but through the student reviews, they have shown how much they truly value their school. The professors, overall, seem to be doing a nice job, and computer service is great at IUPUI. As long as you take the bad with the good, IUPUI will be, at least, a beneficial and educational experience for you.

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