Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Pennsylvania


Founded in 1875, Indiana University of Pennsylvania is a leading public, doctoral/research university strongly committed to undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarship and public service. We are the largest of the PA state system schools with over 15,000 students. We have over 130 undergraduate majors in our six academic colleges. Our faculty/student ratio is 18/1.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 14310
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Faculty: 682

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 21:1
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Contact Information

Sutton Hall Suite 1171011 South Drive
Indiana Pennsylvania 15705


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Main Phone: 800-422-6830

Additional Campuses:
Punxsutawney Regional Campus; IUP
1010 Winslow Street
Punxsutawney, PA 15767

Northpointe Regional Campus; IUP
167 Northpointe Boulevard
Freeport, PA 16229

Admissions Contact:
Bill Sands
Transfer Services Coordinator, Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Mr. Michael Husenits
Director of Admissions, Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Athletics Contact:
Dr. Francis Condino
Director of Athletics, Athletics

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

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High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
2.0 for most students 3.0 for education majors. Students with 32 credits or less must have a 2.75 GPA 2.5 for Nursing majors. 2.5 for Exercise Science majors. 3.0 for Dietetics majors.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Grades of C- or higher will transfer. D grades from a PA Community College will be accepted as long as the student has earned an AA or AS degree. Remedial and Technical coursework will not transfer.

Credits (Min/Max):
A maximum of 60 credits from a Community College may be applied to a degree program at IUP. More credit may be applied if the student is under an existing articulation agreement.

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Letters of Recommendation Required:
Not required

Essay(s) required:
Not required, may be requested if needed.

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Other Requirements:
Nursing majors may only transfer in the fall semester. Nursing and Dietetics majors must have certain classes to be admitted. Please visit for more information.

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 1718

Transfers Accepted: 1048

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 61%

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We offer the PA All Academic Team scholarship for Phi Theta Kappa students who are picked by their schools. Other scholarships are usually offered by the individual departments and colleges. For more information please check

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