indiana_university_purdue_university_columbus_center 4601 Central Avenue
Columbus, IN 47203-1769
Phone: 812.348.7303 | Web: www.iupuc.edu

 

Established in 1970, Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus (IUPUC) is located one hour south of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). Ranked sixth in the nation for architectural innovation and design by the American Institute of Architects, the city of Columbus has more than 60 buildings and pieces of public art by internationally noted architects and artists. Columbus is also home of the Indiana University Center for Art and Design, which opened in 2011.

With about 1,700 part- and full-time students each year, IUPUC primarily serves students who live in Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Johnson, Ripley, Shelby, and other counties in southern Indiana. Most IUPUC graduates have deep roots in this region of Indiana, with families who have lived, worked and raised families in the area for generations.

One of the state’s best educational values, IUPUC offers traditional day and evening classes in Columbus, about 100 hybrid and online courses each semester, and off-site courses at the Jackson County Learning Center in Seymour and the Greensburg Learning Center.

IUPUC students can complete a number of undergraduate (business, communication studies, education, English, general studies, mechanical engineering, nursing, psychology, and sociology) degrees and graduate (Master of Arts in Business Administration and Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling) degree programs in Columbus.

Many students complete their first year or two of prerequisite and general education courses at IUPUC and then transfer to Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) or Indiana University's Bloomington campus to complete degree programs that are not currently offered in Columbus.

IUPUC has 53 full-time faculty members, seven of whom are tenured and 19 of whom are tenure-track, as well as 125 part-time adjunct faculty. IUPUC works closely with Ivy Tech Community College of Columbus to develop articulation agreements so that students who hold associate degrees can apply those credits toward a bachelor’s degree.

Enrollment

  • 1,701 undergraduate and graduate students
  • 70.9 percent female; 29.1 percent male
  • 40.5 percent are 25 or older
  • 9.7 percent minorities
  • 97 percent from Indiana

Application due dates

Admission process

  • High school transcript or GED scores
  • Class rank with SAT or ACT scores for recent high school graduates
  • Campus visit recommended
  • Degree-seeking students should apply as early as possible or no later than June 1 for fall a fall admission and October 1 for spring admission.

Financial aid

Typical costs*

  • Undergraduate (Indiana resident) $254.10
  • Class rank with SAT or ACT scores for recent high school graduates
  • Campus visit recommended
  • Degree-seeking students should apply as early as possible or no later than June 1 for fall admission and October 1 for spring admission.

Withdrawals and refunds

Depending on the date which you may choose to withdraw from class(es) during the semester, the steps required change as the semester progresses.  The amount of your refund also changes as the semester progresses.  Consult the academic calendar posted at www.iupuc.edu or contact the Office of Registrar Services at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 812.348.7287 for information.

For more information

ICN Coordinator
Denise Johnson Jennings
Director, Office of Registrar Services
4601 Central Avenue, CC Room 156M
Columbus, IN 47203
Phone: 812.348.7319
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Registration
Phone: 812.348.7319
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Admissions
Office of Recruitment & Admissions
Phone: 812.348.7303
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Financial Aid
Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships
Phone: 812.348.7231
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Bookstore
IUPUC Barnes & Noble Bookstore
4555 Central Avenue, Suite 1100
Columbus, IN 47203-1769
Phone: 812.314.8520