Indiana University of Pennsylvania – Main Campus

1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall, Indiana, PA 15705-1098

About Indiana University of Pennsylvania – Main Campus

Indiana University of Pennsylvania – Main Campus is classified as a doctoral-granting research university. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate12,291
Student Age% Under 2582%
 % 25 and Over18%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time85%
 % Part-time15%
Race/Ethnicity% White76.5%
 % Black9.5%
 % Asian1.1%
 % Latino1.8%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown6.1%
 % International student5%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted60%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled43%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT83%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800530 / 800
 SAT Writing440 / 800530 / 800
 SAT Math450 / 800540 / 800

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$35
 Graduate Application Fee$40
 In-State Tuition & Fees$7,571
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$16,395
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid90%
 % Undergraduates with Loans79%
 % Undergraduates with Grants83%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,100
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,300
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,115
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Indiana Area

Median Age21.5
Median Household Income$21,250
Total Population14,288
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.1% 52.9%
 Age 0-965.5%34.5%
 Age 10-1753.7%46.3%
 Age 18-2445.5%54.5%
 Age 25-2955.5%44.5%
 Age 30-3950.3%49.7%
Race/Ethnicity% White87.0%
 % Black8.1%
 % Asian2.4%
 % Latino1.9%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.1%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,300
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$623
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50051.3%34.7%5.5%
 $500 to $74948.7%31.5%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%32.6%37.2%
 Over $10000.0%1.1%13.2%
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