Facts and Vital Statistics

Undergraduate students: 1,459

  • 87% are from south central and southeastern Indiana
  • 70% are full-time students; 30% are part-time students
  • 65% are women; 35% are men
  • 42% are age 20 or younger; 30% are age 21 to 24; 28% are age 25 or older
  • Number of recent Ivy Tech Columbus transfer students are:
    • 30 (2017); 37 (2016); 43 (2015); 58 (2014); 69 (2013); 40 (2012); 59 (2011); 41 (2010)

Graduate students: 67

  • 12% are interational students
  • 61% are women; 39% are men
  • 15% are age 24 or younger; 85% are age 25 or older
  • 24% are full-time students; 76% are part-time students
  • Most are professionals working full-time concurrently with taking classes

Degree Programs

Students can earn Indiana University or Purdue University undergraduate and graduate degrees in these areas:
Division / ProgramDegree, Certificate, etc.
Indiana University Bachelor of Science in Businesswith concentrations in accounting, finance, health services administration, innovation management, management and marketing
Indiana University Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
Indiana University Bachelor of Science in Elementary EducationWith concentrations in English as a new language and special education
Indiana University Bachelor of Arts in English
Indiana University Bachelor of General Studies
Purdue University Bachelor of Science in Mechanical EngineeringWith a minor in mathematics
Indiana University Bachelor of Science in NursingTraditional BSN program and RN to BSN completion program
Indiana University Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in PsychologyWith certificate programs in case management and substance abuse counseling and prevention
Indiana University Bachelor of Arts in SociologyWith minors in medical sociology and women's studies
Purdue University Bachelor of Arts in Biology
Indiana University Master of Business Administration (MBA)Part-time, 24 month program
Indiana University Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling

Student counties of residence

  • Bartholomew - 39%
  • Jackson - 11%
  • Johnson - 11%
  • Jennings - 9%
  • Decatur - 5%
  • Brown - 5%
  • Shelby - 4%
  • Ripley - 3%
  • Other - 13%

Alumni

  • IUPUC has approximately 6,500 alumni

Faculty and staff

  • 68 full-time faculty and 106 adjunct faculty teaching over 92 online and 346 on-campus courses
  • 62 full-time and 7 part-time staff

Benefits of an IUPUC education

  • The campus is close to where our students live and work.  Unline graduates of other universities, IUPUC students have lived, worked, and raised families in southern Indiana for generations and they remain in the region after graduation.
  • Ability to earn a prestigious, globally recognized, Indiana University or Purdue University degree in Columbus.
  • An affordable alternative to relocating or commuting to campuses in Bloomington, Indianapolis, or West Lafayette.
  • 14.4 student to faculty ratio and 16.3 average class size; personal attention and plentiful access to faculty and administration considering the strategically small size of the campus.

Scholarship awards

Scholarship award information by year:
YearTotal awardsNumber of recipients
2016-17$844,200419
2015-16$532,400261
2014-15$659,200347
2013-14$491,600279
2012-13$464,300260
2011-12$394,100289
2010-11$388,500363