Facts and Vital Statistics

Undergraduate students: 1,376

  • 89% are from south central and southeastern Indiana
  • 70% are full-time students; 30% are part-time students
  • 66% are women; 34% 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:
    • 31 (2018); 30 (2017); 37 (2016); 43 (2015); 58 (2014); 69 (2013); 40 (2012); 59 (2011); 41 (2010)

Graduate students: 77

  • 5% are international students
  • 65% are women; 35% are men
    • 10% are age 24 or younger; 90% are age 25 or older
  • 14% are full-time students; 86% are part-time students
    • Most are professionals working full-time concurrently with taking classes

Alumni

  • IUPUC has approximately 6,800 alumni

Degree Programs

Students can earn Indiana University undergraduate degrees in these areas:
Bachelor Degree Programs Concentrations, Certificates, and Minors
BusinessAccounting, Finance, Health Services Administration, Innovation Management, Management and Marketing
Communication Studies
Community Health Advocacy
Criminal Justice
Elementary EducationEnglish as a New Language, Special Education, General Science, and Math
EnglishCreative Writing and Literature
General Studies
NursingTraditional BSN, Accelerated BSN, and RN to BSN
PsychologyCase Management and Substance Abuse Counseling and Prevention
SociologyConcentrations: Criminology and Medical Sociology; Minors: Medical Sociology and Women's Studies
Students can earn Indiana University graduate degrees in these areas:
Master Degree Programs
Business Administration (MBA)
Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN)
Mental Health Counseling (MA)
Students can earn Purdue University undergraduate degrees in these areas:
Bachelor Degree ProgramsMinors
Biology
Mechanical EngineeringMinor in mathematics

Student counties of residence

61 percent of IUPUC students live outside of Bartholomew County:

  • Bartholomew - 39%
  • Jackson - 13%
  • Johnson - 12%
  • Jennings - 9%
  • Decatur - 6%
  • Shelby - 4%
  • Brown - 3%
  • Ripley - 3%
  • Other - 11%

Faculty and staff

  • 68 full-time faculty and 107 adjunct faculty teaching over 111 online and 360 on-campus courses
  • 63 full-time and 27 part-time staff

Benefits of an IUPUC education

  • The campus is close to where our students live and work.  Unlike 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.
  • 14.0 student to faculty ratio and 14.6 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
2017-18$607,000312
2016-17$667,400330
2015-16$532,400261
2014-15$659,200347
2013-14$491,600279
2012-13$464,300260
2011-12$394,100289
2010-11$388,500363