Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,795
2.51% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$12,345
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.28%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
78.5%
16,220 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
29,390
75.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
52.6%
1,904 Graduates

About

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis is a higher education institution located in Marion County, IN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis were General Business (522 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (438 degrees), and Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (264 degrees).

In 2020, 8,365 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis. 61.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (5,670 degrees), 7.63 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (743 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis is $8,795, which is $−19,834 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis is $8,795, which is $−19,834 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,345.

In 2020, 70% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 40% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,795
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis was $8,795. The cost of tuition at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis is $−19,834 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$12,345
2020 Value
25.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,345. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis grew by 25.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,000
Room and Board
$1,110
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis was of $10,000 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,110. The cost of room and board increased by 2.77% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 19.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

70%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
40%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 9.38% with respect to 2019, when 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.28%
2018 Default Rate
302
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis was 4.28%, which represents 302 out of the 7048 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis received 16,220 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 7.77% annual growth. Out of those 16,220 applicants, 12,739 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 78.5% acceptance rate.

There were 29,390 students enrolled at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis in 2020, and 87% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis has an overall enrollment yield of 29.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

78.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
12,739
Accepted Out of 16,220

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis was 78.5% (12,739 admissions from 16,220 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 80.7%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 7.77%, while admissions grew by 4.85%.

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SAT Scores

87%
Submission Percentage
3,318
Scores Submitted

87% of enrolled first-time students at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis has a total enrollment of 29,390 students. The full-time enrollment at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis is 22,257 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,133. This means that 75.7% of students enrolled at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.1% White, 9.32% Black or African American, 9.19% Hispanic or Latino, 6.23% Asian, 4.51% Two or More Races, 0.0783% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0238% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.1%), followed by White Male (26.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.12%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (36.8%), followed by White Male (26.8%) and Asian Female (4.91%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, both undergraduate and graduate, is 29,390 students. The full-time enrollment at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis is 22,257 and the part-time enrollment is 7,133. This means that 75.7% of students enrolled at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    19,143
  2. Black or African American
    2,740
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2,701

The enrolled student population at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis is 65.1% White, 9.32% Black or African American, 9.19% Hispanic or Latino, 6.23% Asian, 4.51% Two or More Races, 0.0783% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0238% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 1863 more women than men received degrees from Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis is white (5,670 degrees awarded). There were 7.63 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (743 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis is General Business (522 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (438 degrees) and Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (264 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Library Science (103 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (800 degrees), and Legal (386 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis are Social workers, all other (154,893 people), Other managers (78,505 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (49,207 people), Software developers (39,372 people), and Physical therapists (32,617 people).

The most specialized majors at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis are Library Science (103 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (800 degrees), Legal (386 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (248 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (212 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Public relations specialists, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Personal financial advisors, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis are Library Science (103 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (800 degrees), Legal (386 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (248 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (212 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis are Elementary & secondary schools (150,912 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (104,346 people), Individual & family services (100,267 people), Outpatient care centers (80,779 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (74,095 people).

The most specialized majors at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis are Library Science (103 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (800 degrees), Legal (386 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (248 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (212 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis.
Most Common
  1. 522 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 438 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 264 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis was General Business with 522 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3,251
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
5,114
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 3,251 degrees were awarded to men at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, which is 0.636 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (5,114).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 493 degrees were awarded to men at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis in General Business, which is 1.37 times more than the 359 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 554 degrees were awarded to women at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis in Social Work, which is 7.8 times more than the 71 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%
100% Completion Time
48%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 24% of students graduating from Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (77.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis is Female and Asian (77.8% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.263% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,670 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    743 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    508 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis is white (5,670 degrees awarded). There were 7.63 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (743 degrees).

0.55% of degree recipients (46 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    3,497 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    2,173 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    527 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis is white female (3,497 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2,173 degrees).

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Operations

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis has an endowment valued at nearly $1.15B, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $36.4M (3.17%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis had a total salary expenditure of $1.4B. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis employs 308 Associate professors, 248 Lecturers, and 226 Professors. Most academics at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis are Male Associate professors (161), Male Professors(156), and Female Associate professors (147).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis are: Office and Administrative Support, with 537 employees, Management, with 465 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 433 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.15B
2020 Endowment
7.55%
decline from 2019

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis has an endowment valued at about $1.15B, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis declined 7.55% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $846M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $274M - Federal
  2. $12.8M - State
  3. $1.34M - Local

As of 2020, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis received $274M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $12.8M from state grants and contracts, and $1.34M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$657M
2020 Salaries
4.78%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis paid a median of $657M in salaries, which represents 46.9% of their overall expenditure ($1.4B) and a 4.78% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.0727% growth from 2018 and a 4.82% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$90.2M
Instructional Salaries
1,008
Number of Employees

In 2020, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis paid a total of $90.2M to 1,008 employees working as instructors, which represents 13.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
308 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
537 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis were Associate professor with 308 employees; Lecturer with 248 employees; and Lecturer with 226 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis were Office and Administrative Support with 537 employees; Management with 465 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 433 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis was Male Associate professor with 161 employees, Male Professor with 156 employees, and Female Associate professor with 147 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis.

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