The University of Indianapolis (UIndy) seeks to inspire excellence with a personal approach to education and a commitment to academic quality. Outstanding faculty inspire students in small class sizes that allow individual attention. Students are encouraged to apply their knowledge to real-world situations through internships, active learning in the classroom and community service.
A private, residential, comprehensive university founded in 1902 and affiliated with the United Methodist Church, the University of Indianapolis welcomes students of many nations and faiths from around the world. Every year, more than 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from the University's commitment to offering outstanding academic programs in more than 80 undergraduate majors, 27 masters, and 5 doctoral degree programs.
The most popular programs in the undergraduate division include pre-physical therapy, pre-occupational therapy, business, communication, nursing, education, pre-medical studies, psychology and music. The most popular graduate programs are ranked among the finest in the nation, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, business and psychology.
Co-curricular activities are organized through the numerous social, common-interest clubs available to students. The university competes in 23 NCAA Division II sports.
Since opening our doors in 1902, The University of Indianapolis has been building a culture of connectedness with a unique emphasis on giving back through service-learning and volunteer work. As an academic ecosystem interconnected with the city of Indianapolis, here, you’re surrounded with myriad opportunities, including internships, experiential learning, museums, music, culture, service, and more ways to grow and emerge greater. You go beyond yourself, with opportunities to impact the communities you’ll come to call home. Students and graduates of our distinguished programs are continually driving positive change, within Indianapolis and around the world. You go beyond educated to activated. Here, your potential becomes purpose, as you’re challenged to push forward, inspired to expand your worldview, and trained to overcome obstacles. When you graduate from the University of Indianapolis, you don’t just enter the real world; you lead the way.
The University's mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve, and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The University equips its students to become more capable in thought, judgment, communication, and action; to enhance their imaginations and creative talents; to gain a deeper understanding of the teachings of the Christian faith and an appreciation and respect for other religions; to cultivate rationality and tolerance for ambiguity; and to use their intellect in the process of discovery and synthesis of knowledge.