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Frequently Asked Questions

Here you’ll find answers to common queries about admissions, applications, financial aid, campus tours, and more. Whether you’re just starting your application or already admitted, this page will help answer some of the most common questions about admissions to IU Indianapolis.

Application process

For freshman applications, you’ll typically receive your admission decision within one week after submission. For international and other students, the process may take longer, depending on when we receive all the necessary documents.

Depending on your application type and applicant status, you may receive updates via email or text message. Additionally, check your email for instructions on accessing your portal, where you can find all your application details.

The best way to apply or continue your application is to start with our quick questionnaire. This will generate personalized steps tailored to you. Simply follow the provided steps at the end to complete your application.

Incoming students can apply to the Honors College here.

Yes. Find the dates with our instructions for how to apply, after you’re admitted, and orientation. You may also visit the full calendar of dates and deadlines.

After admission steps

Follow the next steps after admission. Details and next steps will be saved in your portal so it’s easy to keep track of your journey.

Financial aid and scholarships

Everything you need to know about financial aid is waiting for you on our financial aid page.

Personalized assistance

Make an appointment for personalized advice and answers to your questions:

Contact the Office for Veterans and Military Personnel for help with your status.

If you’re a U.S. student, please email If you’re an international student, please email


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Campus Information

See how your credits will transfer to IU Indianapolis from U.S. institutions.

See the IU Indianapolis rankings and statistics page.

IU Indianapolis

Office of Admissions

Campus Center, Room 255
420 University Blvd

Indianapolis, IN 46202