How to Apply

Apply for admission to IUPUI

You’ve decided that IUPUI is the right school for you, and you’re ready to apply. To get started, read the descriptions of the types of applicants on this page and determine which category you fit into. Then visit the page for your applicant type to learn about admission standards, the application process, deadlines, and other important information.

How to apply as an incoming freshman or transfer student

Freshmen applicants

Join the Class of 2027

Learn how to apply for admission to IUPUI if you are currently a high school student, or have graduated from high school and have not enrolled in a degree-seeking program at a college or university.

Learn how to apply for freshman admission

Transfer and adult applicants

Make the move to IUPUI

Learn how to apply if you've previously enrolled in a college degree program (including programs at another IU campus), are an adult learner looking to start something new, or just want to take a class as a non-degree student.

Learn how to apply as a transfer or adult student

Are you currently enrolled at an Indiana University campus?

If you are currently enrolled at another IU campus and now wish to transfer to IUPUI, you will transfer as a permanent intercampus transfer process

If you are looking to take a class at IUPUI to transfer back to your home IU campus, you will apply as a temporary intercampus transfer.

Priority deadlines

You must submit your application for admission and supporting materials by the priority deadline to receive full consideration for the term in which you want to begin attending IUPUI.

  • For fall semester (first year freshmen): May 1
  • For fall semester (non-first year students): June 1
  • For spring semester: December 1
  • For summer session I: March 15
  • For summer session II: May 1

Campus safety and security reports

“The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at or by visiting IUPD”


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