University of Indianapolis

University of Indianapolis Admissions and School Information

The University of Indianapolis offers associate degrees, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorates. Based in the southeast of the city, its programs cover the liberal arts, the sciences, business, education, health and gerontology.

General Information About the University of Indianapolis

The University of Indianapolis is a private college, with a population of about 4,700 students and 92 undergraduate and graduate academic programs. It has a main campus is south east Indianapolis along with a branch in Athens, Greece, as well as a few other affiliated sites across the world.

The college was founded in 1902, by Methodists, and now offers a multitude of associate degrees, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorates. Degree areas cover the humanities, fine arts, physical sciences, social sciences, business, health--including the only Nurse Midwifery degree in Indiana--and education. The college has also received high rankings from U.S. News and World Report.

Admissions and Enrollment

Students applying to the University of Indianapolis are expected to take college preparatory classes in a well-rounded curriculum. The process requires SAT or ACT scores, as well as a high school transcript. Applications should be submitted one month before the start of the semester, whether fall or spring, and admissions are considered on a rolling basis.

Schools and Colleges of the University of Indianapolis

College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences offers many degrees in the liberal arts, at the bachelor's and master's level. Fields include humanities like Communications and English, fine arts like Music and sciences, both physical and social, like Biology, Anthropology and History. The college also has an Honors College, as well as the Institute for the Study of War and Diplomacy.

College of Health Sciences

This college, founded in 2007, consists of two schools in different areas of therapy: one covering physical therapy, one devoted to occupational therapy. Mostly the programs are professional or post-professional master's degrees and doctorates, in physical therapy, health sciences and occupational therapy. An associate degree is available at the Krannert School of Physical Therapy, in its physical therapy assistant program.

School for Adult Learning

At the School for Adult Learning, adult students can take various 2-3 year programs for associate and bachelor's degrees. The Accelerated Programs Division has degrees in Liberal Studies and Organizational Leadership, while the Extended Programs Division includes degrees in English, accounting, physical therapy and other programs of the University of Indianapolis's colleges. Non-credit courses and seminars are available at the Institute for Leadership and Professional Development.

School of Business

The School of Business has undergraduate and graduate degrees in many fields of business, such as accounting, finance, marketing, administration, economics and management. Its MBA programs have been accredited by the Malcolm Baldrige Quality award.

School of Education

At the School of Education, students can earn undergraduate and graduate degrees in general teaching as well as education relating to fitness and health. The Teacher Education department offers bachelor's degrees in elementary education and secondary education, with additional licenses available in reading, special education and educational technology, while the department of Kinesiology has programs in physical education and exercise science. Master's degrees cover secondary school teaching, educational leadership and Curriculum & Instruction, and there is also a fellowship involving teaching in urban schools and carrying out a research project.

School of Psychological Sciences

This school has many academic programs in psychology, at the undergraduate and graduate level. Degrees include a bachelor's degree with the option of a social or scientific emphasis, master's degrees in clinical psychology and mental health counseling and a doctorate in clinical psychology. The school also has several training facilities, and hosts workshops and outside lecturers.

Center for Aging and Community

The Center for Aging and Community is devoted to gerontology, educating students in the knowledge and study of aging. Two graduate degrees are available, a master's in gerontology and a graduate certificate in gerontology. Outside of academic education, the school does research in gerontology and leads initiatives on issues concerning older adults.

Contact Information

  • Address: 901 S. Shelby Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46203
  • Phone Number: (317) 791-5930