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Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis

Indiana University-Purdue University–Indianapolis is a public institution that was founded in1969.Ithas a total undergraduate enrollment of 22,236,its setting is urban,and the campus size is 511 acres.It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar.Indiana University-Purdue University–Indianapolis’s ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Collegesis National Universities,Tier 2.Its in-state tuition and fees are $8,605 (2012-13); out-of-statetuition and fees are $29,062 (2012-13).

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, better known as IUPUI, offers more than 250 degrees, including several highly ranked master’s programs. The medical and health fields at IUPUI consist of esteemed graduate programs in primary care, nursing, and social work. The law school offers a prestigious legal writing program, and there are several notable master’s programs in the IUPUI School of Public and Environmental Affairs. Undergraduates at IUPUI can choose from many areas of study, with unique majors such as motorsports engineering.

Besides academics, IUPUI students can get involved in many student organizations, as well as Greek life and intramural sports. Student athletes can try out for the IUPUI Jaguars varsity teams, which compete in the NCAA Division I Summit League. IUPUI also hosts many events for students to attend, including the Indianapolis Tennis Championships and the annual International Festival, which presents authentic foods and crafts from around the world. Notable Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis alumni include Norman Bridwell, author and illustrator of the Clifford the Big Red Dog children’s books, and Dan Quayle, former vice president under George H.W. Bush.

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