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IU Indianapolis

The premier urban research institution

We are IU Indianapolis. We’re shaping what’s next, with transformational research in health, AI, business, and STEM and students who will create a safer, healthier world in careers not yet invented.
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About us

Moving forward for 50+ years

IU Indianapolis launched as an independent campus on July 1, 2024, after a decades-long partnership with Purdue University. For more than 50 years, our campus has differentiated itself as an institution at the forefront of innovation and discovery. We're also a dedicated servant to our community, educating generations of leaders, promoting economic growth, and creating new jobs—in the capital city and throughout Indiana.

IU Indianapolis is proudly accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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Countries, 50 states & 92 Indiana counties are home to our students
Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award (Insight into Diversity)
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Chancellor Latha Ramchand

Meet Dr. Latha Ramchand, the inaugural chancellor of IU Indianapolis and executive vice president of Indiana University, dedicated to advancing student success, diversity, and community engagement.

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Life-changing breakthroughs

If there’s groundbreaking research happening in the state, odds are high that it’s taking place at IU Indianapolis-Indiana's hub for medical, health, and scientific research.

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A place where you belong

From the time they step on campus, IU Indianapolis students are part of a welcoming, accessible, and inclusive community focused on ensuring everyone succeeds together.

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Making progress

A legendary story begins

As we open a new chapter in the IU Indianapolis story, our students are the heroes of the adventure. Let’s get started.