History, Affiliations & Rankings
Indiana University—Purdue University Columbus is also known as IUPUC. It is a public university in Columbus, Indiana. IUPUC was founded in 1970. The origin of IUPUC was an extension of Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). The setting is urban. The extension had no single campus, rather offering classes in various locations throughout Columbus. An old airport building was converted to be the first central campus building for IUPUC. But it was renovated for academic use in 1985. The chancellor of IUPUI renamed IUPUI Columbus to IUPUC in 1994.
Indiana University-Purdue University—Columbus is ranked #228 in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges among National Universities.
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
IUPUC campus is spread in 536 acres of land. The University offers degree programs from both Indiana University as well as Purdue University. The campus offers a number of student services, including non-remedial tutoring, placement service, daycare, health service, health insurance. The University also offers security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, late-night transport/escort service, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc.).
The most popular majors at Indiana University-Purdue University--Columbus include: Business, Management, Marketing, Health Professions, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Humanities; and Computer and Information Sciences.
Accomplishments & Alumni
The university is a seven-time winner of the higher education excellence in diversity award from insight into diversity. Indiana University-Purdue University-Columbus is part of the NCAA I in Sports. Notable Alumni are Norman Bridwell, Vija Celmins, Mike Pence, David Wolf, and many more.
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
Indiana University-Purdue University-Columbus has a total enrollment of 1600. The gender distribution is 34% male students and 66% female students. The student-faculty ratio at Indiana University-Purdue University-Columbus is 15:1. A sizeable number of international students attend the University. Roughly 2,087 international students constitute 7% of the student body representing at least 50 countries pursue higher education.The companies visiting for placements of the students are LHP Software, national corporations such as Elwood Staffing and Taylor Brothers, and global corporations such as Cummins Inc., Faurecia, and Toyota Industrial Equipment.
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