History, Affiliations & Ranking
The Indiana University of Pennsylvania is located in Indiana County, Pennsylvania. It is a public research university established as Indiana Normal School in 1875. In 1965, it achieved the status of a university and was named Indiana University of Pennsylvania. It is 89 kilometers from Pittsburgh. It has campuses at Monroeville, Northpointe and Punxsutawney. It is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. According to the US News 2020 edition of Best Colleges, IUP is ranked 293-381 in National Universities.
Infrastructure, Campus & Colleges
The main campus of IUP is situated in the heart of Indiana i.e. Pennsylvania. It is spread over 374-acre land. The campus has a university museum, theatre and the highlight of the campus is the planetarium. The campus also has an extensive music library. The library at IUP has a collection of more than 900,000 books. It has one of the largest recreational parks spread over 280-acre land.
The Indiana University of Pennsylvania has 8 different colleges that offer 140 undergraduate programmes and 70 graduate degree programmes including Business, Information Technology, Education and Communication, Fine Arts, Health, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, etc.
Accomplishments & Alumni
The faculties at IUP have won various Fulbright Exchange Awards for study and conducting research in 27 countries. The students of IUP have also won various accolades like Fullbright Scholar, Phi Kappa Phi Grants, Ronal E McNair Scholar, Finnegan Fellow, etc. The sports team at IUP is called Crimson Hawks.
IUP has a great network of organisations and companies that provide internship and job opportunities to IUP graduates. It has a vast network of alumni including some of the well-known personalities like Jimmy Stewart (Actor), Tim Burns, Chad Hurley (Co-Founder – YouTube), Jim Haslett (Former Football Player).
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
The university has approx. 14000 students and 700 faculties making the student-teacher ratio as 17:1. The student satisfaction at IUP is 75%. The gender distribution of students at IUP is 42% male and 58% female. It has the maximum percentage of international students attending the university in the entire State System. The top employers include Google, Amazon, Apple, Exxon Mobil, KPMG, Wells Fargo, among others.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
1011 South Dr, Indiana, PA 15705, United States
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