High school students and transfer students can apply to IUPUI online in one of two ways:
While both of these application types are accepted, you should only submit one application. The materials needed and the review process are the same for both applications.
We strongly recommend you apply online, but you may also request a PDF of the application form to submit by emailing email@example.com.
The priority deadline for fall first-year applications is May 1.
Get a jump start on your essay
All IUPUI applicants (except transfer applicants) are required to write a 200- to 400-word essay and upload a file directly to the online application. Here’s the essay prompt to get started:
Describe your academic and career plans and any special interests (e.g., undergraduate research, academic interests, leadership opportunities, etc.) that you are eager to pursue as an undergraduate at Indiana University. If you encountered any unusual circumstances, challenges, or obstacles in completing your education, share those experiences and how you overcame them.
Start your application
If you’ve already applied
You’ll hear directly from IUPUI about whether or not you’ve been accepted.
The timeline for admission decisions is typically 4–6 weeks after you submit all your application materials.
Create your IU computing account
About two weeks after submitting your application, you should receive an email from IU with your university ID number and instructions for setting up your IU computing account.
With an IU computing account, you can: