Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
United States of America
Founded in 1969, Indiana University-Purdue University –Indianapolis is a public research institution located along the White River and Fall Creek in Indiana, United States of America. It belongs to the university systems of both Indiana University and Purdue University and is the result of a merger of the Purdue Indianapolis Extension Center and Indiana University Indianapolis in 1969.
The university offers more than 250 academic programs from undergraduate level to highly ranked master’s program which also includes unique programs such as motorsports engineering. The university comprises of 20 schools: School of Dentistry; School of Education, School of Engineering and Technology; School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences; School of Art and Design; School of Informatics and Computing; Honors College; School of Business; School of Liberal Arts; School of Philanthropy; School of School of Law; School of Medicine; School of Nursing; School of Physical Education and Tourism Management; School of Environmental Affairs; School of Public Health; School of Science; School of Social Work; University College and University Graduate School.
The total student population at the university is more than 30,100 of which over 21,900 are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 19:1 and the acceptance rate is 85%.
The university hosts the primary campuses for both the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Indiana University School of Dentistry; the only dental school in the state. Its most recognized graduate programs include primary care, nursing and social work. The growth of the university in research has been vigorous, as it was awarded more than $428.9 million in external research funding in 2015-16 and is home to about a 100 research centers.
Notable Alumni: Norman Bridwell (American author), Josh Kaufman (American singer)
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