Skip to main content
How to Apply

Applying to IUPUC

Find deadlines and resources for applying to IUPUC, an extension of IUPUI whose small campus in Columbus is known for its supportive environment and community involvement.
Get to know IUPUC.

Is IUPUC the right fit for you?

Personal attention, mentorship, and support are cornerstones of the IUPUC experience. With small class sizes and a close-knit community, students receive one-on-one guidance from faculty, strong peer support, and easy access to an array of hands-on research opportunities and community partnership programs.

Despite its small footprint, IUPUC’s campus is a unique environment with notable architecture, art, and sculpture features. Nearby (non-university) housing offers the opportunity to live within walking distance of campus, but students who drive from elsewhere find easy parking and a sense of home away from home.

More to consider

  • 89% of IUPUC students are from the surrounding region of south-central Indiana.
  • The average class size at IUPUC is 15 students.
  • 73% of IUPUC undergraduates are full-time students.

All statistics are current as of 2019.

Learn more about life at IUPUC

undergraduate students

IU degree programs

Purdue degree programs

My time at IUPUC has been so fun. I’ve been able to get out of my comfort zone in group projects, done an internship, and even became a substitute teacher. I’ve grown tremendously as a student and as a person here.

IUPUC student

How to apply to IUPUC

High school students, transfer students, returning students, and visiting students should all apply to IUPUC with the Apply IU application.

If you’d rather apply by mail, you can request a PDF application by emailing

IUPUC accepts applications on a rolling basis. The Office of Admissions recommends you apply as early as possible.

You’ll hear from IUPUC directly via email or mail with your admission decision. Please allow three weeks from the time you submit all your required information and materials.

Apply now

Deadlines to watch

To be considered for priority admission* (first-year or transfer), apply by:

  • Fall semester: July 15
  • Spring semester: December 15
  • Summer session I: April 1
  • Summer session II: May 15

*The priority admission deadline is the date to submit your application for the best chance of receiving scholarships and financial aid. If you miss this deadline, you may still be eligible for some scholarships or financial aid.

IUPUC Admissions resources and support

Find where to learn more about different IUPUC opportunities and application types.

IUPUC offered me the best financial situation out of all the schools I applied to, while still providing access to almost all of the degree paths I was interested in. I learned that a good education doesn’t have to mean crippling student loan debt.

IUPUC student

IUPUC Admissions is here to help

Have questions? Reach out to your admissions counselor, or contact:

Attn: Office of Admissions
4601 Central Ave.
Columbus, IN



Electronic transcripts