Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), founded in 1875, is a highly ranked, publicly financed research university in Indiana County. It was founded in 1871 as the Indiana Normal School under the General Assembly's Normal School Act. The school formally opened in 1875 with 225 students in a single building. Today, Indiana University of Pennsylvania provides Distance Education as well as more than 140 bachelor's programmes, 60 graduate degrees, and 14 PhD programmes, including those in the Eberly College of Business and Technology, the Education School, and the Criminology Department.

Cost of attendance

The average annual cost of attendance for Undergraduate Programs is 1,868,517 INR / Year, and the cost of attendance for Post Graduate Programs is roughly 1,812,321 INR / Year for overseas students. The amount may vary depending on the course chosen, the type of lodging, and the candidate's personal spending habits.


Living on campus is specifically planned for you. They are continually, creatively trying to improve your on-campus experience. IUP charges separate fees for housing and food. On-campus accommodation cost $8,95 for each ordinary student, while a standard dining package cost $3,620. Off-campus accommodation costs roughly 1000 to 1500 USD per month on average.

Acceptance rate

The institution has a total enrollment of 12431 students, 711 of them are international students. Indiana University of Pennsylvania admissions are less selective, with a 93 percent acceptance rate.


The main campus of IUP is located in the centre of Indiana, with satellite campuses in Northpointe, Pittsburgh East, Punxsutawney, and Harrisburg. The 354-acre main campus has sidewalks, parking lots, athletic facilities, and 75 well-kept buildings that hold administrative offices, classrooms, laboratories, and eating facilities. Stapleton Library houses a rare and one-of-a-kind collection of over 9 lakh printed books and 2 million internet resources. It has a 280-acre recreational park and the Hadley Complex, which is located near the university. IUP is proud of its College Lodge, where students can enjoy disc golf, bicycling, skiing, and hiking.


Indiana University of Pennsylvania is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Jobs and Placement

You may spend the summer working with Tesla's video team or as a junior curator at the Smithsonian Institution. You gain valuable work experience and possibly more. Internships at IUP range from a safety sciences internship at Georgia-Pacific to an accounting internship at Deloitte in Pittsburgh. Approximately 73% of interns are offered full-time positions. Employees with an Indiana University of Pennsylvania degree earn an average of 27 lakhs.

QS Ranking

#251-300(by subject) Ranking by QS Global World University

The Ranking

Ranking in 2020 (>600), by Times Higher Education list of World University Rankings

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