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See yourself in Indy

Wondering if IU Indianapolis is the right fit? Here’s what you need to know about your future classmates.

All noted classes below are from 2023
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Freshmen from US high schools

Students come from 84 Indiana counties and 30 states.

first-generation college students
Indiana 21st Century Scholars
ethnically diverse backgrounds

Facts on scores

You’re more than your scores. That’s why IU Indianapolis is test-optional. We let you choose whether or not to include the SAT or ACT in your application. Don’t worry—admission consideration is the same either way.

GPA facts

  • GPA average: 3.55
  • Middle 50% GPA range: 3.23 - 3.93
  • Percentage with GPA of 4.0+: 21.04%

SAT scores

  • Average: 1071
  • Middle 50% range: 960 - 1170

ACT scores

  • Average: 25.5
  • Middle 50% range: 22 - 29
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Freshmen from international secondary schools

GPA facts

  • GPA average: 3.79
  • Middle 50% GPA range: 3.79 - 3.94
  • Percentage with a GPA of 4.0+: 44%

(IU Indianapolis) allowed me to grow at my own pace.

Jada White B.S. Biology, Class of 2025

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Transfer class from US colleges and universities

IU Indianapolis transfer students come from 64 Indiana counties and 27 states.

first-generation college students
Indiana 21st Century Scholars
ethnically diverse backgrounds

GPA facts

  • GPA average: 3.18
  • Middle 50% GPA range: 2.76 - 3.66
  • Average number of credits transferred: 51
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Graduate and professional school class

Our graduate and professional school students are from all 50 states and more than 130 countries.

About the class

Master’s degree enrollment: 52.4%

Professional doctorate degree enrollment: 35.2%

Doctoral research degree enrollment: 10.5%

Female: 62.7%

Male: 37.3%

African American: 7.8%

Asian American: 8.1%

Hispanic/Latino: 6.7%

Two or more races: 3.4%

White: 56%

International students: 17.4%

Indiana residents: 65.9%

Out-of-state residents: 15.8%

IU Indianapolis

Office of Admissions

Campus Center, Room 255
420 University Blvd

Indianapolis, IN 46202