IUPUI Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into IUPUI and can I get accepted? The school has a 81% acceptance rate ranking it #34 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 10,820 out of 13,339 applicants were admitted making Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 38% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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IUPUI SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT88%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||1000|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1200|
|Average SAT Score||1100|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis?
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis typically requires applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 900. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #20 in Indiana for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 88 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1200 and Above||Good||>88%|
|1100 to 1200||Avg +||81%-88%|
|1000 to 1100||Avg -||71%-81%|
|900 to 1000||Reach||60%-71%|
|Less than 900||Low||<60%|
IUPUI ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT40%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||22|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into IUPUI?
Admission data indicates that IUPUI regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #23 in Indiana for highest average ACT composite score. 40 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>89%|
|22 to 26||Avg +||81%-89%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||73%-81%|
|16 to 19||Reach||63%-73%|
|Less than 16||Low||<63%|
Avg. High School GPA3.33
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis was 3.33 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #26 in Indiana for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.33 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as IUPUI accepts 81% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||16%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||20%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||22%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||20%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
86% of Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||15%|
|Top 25% of class||45%|
|Top 50% of class||86%|
|Bottom 50% of class||14%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||37%||40%||38%|
Applications are DueMay 1, 2020
Days left to Apply25
Applicants have 25 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on May 1, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=151111 IPEDS survey data for Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis.
Frequently Asked Questions
88% of students submit their SAT scores to IUPUI. 40% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
81% of those who apply are granted admission to IUPUI. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1200. 88% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.