A Few Facts
most affordable college in Pennsylvania
associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs
Facts and Rankings
IUP has been recognized by national organizations and publications from the Princeton Review to Washington Monthly. We are one of just 93 public colleges in the United States designated as High Research Activity (R2) by the National Center for Postsecondary Research’s 2021 Carnegie Classification.
IUP is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, but we don't stop there. Many of our academic departments and colleges have earned additional specialized accreditation or national recognition.
Founded nearly 150 years ago, IUP has grown into a world-renowned, highly affordable university spread over 374 beautiful acres. We’re serious about our everyday commitment to support our students, and we’re incredibly proud of their success.
Campuses and Centers
In addition to our main campus in Indiana, Pennsylvania, we also offer programs at our Punxsutawney and Northpointe campuses, as well as the Pittsburgh East center just 20 minutes outside of downtown Pittsburgh.