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Your education is more than a degree—it's a turning point you work hard to reach. It's your preparation for the world and for your future, wherever it takes you.

We believe in you and in what you can do. Set your goals, and we'll help you reach them. Dedicated campus resources support our diverse student body. If you're looking for advising, academic support, and counseling, you'll find them—tailored to your specific needs. If you're looking for opportunities—like research with professors or an internship that makes you stand out—we can help you find those, too.

Promising Scholars Program

Apply to be a Promising Scholar. Scholarships range from $2,000 to full in-state tuition every year. Promising Scholars also enjoy supportive, community-building programs.

Crimson Scholars Circle

Build relationships, learn, get plugged into campus resources, and receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Crimson Scholars Circle at IUP is designed to help you get ahead. 

Latino Student Exploration Day

Admitted students meeting the requirements will receive an email invitation to this event sponsored by IUP's Latino Student Organization (LaSO) and the Office of Admissions. IUP covers the cost of transportation, lodging, and meals for your entire time on campus.

Where do you start?

You can find our admissions counselors at many college fairs near you throughout the school year. It's a great way to talk to someone in person about the admissions process and the opportunities you can have at IUP. 

Your parents may also want some tips to help you as you all navigate this experience. It's a pretty big deal, but we are here to support you all along the way.

Ready to start a conversation? Use this online form to Request Information on Multicultural Services.

Pick Your Clubs and Organizations

IUP has more than 250 clubs and student organizations choose one or more. Continue doing an activity you love or try something new.

If you're looking for an organization that has a multicultural connection, you'll find many active, engaging groups to choose from.

Campus Resources You May Want to Check Out

Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is visible at all levels at IUP. Some top-level resources are found through the Social Equity Office and information available from the President's Commission for Diversity and Inclusion.

Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement

The Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement (MSCLE) is a core component of the student life experiences of all student, and especially diverse students. With many opportunities for students to find support, community, and build leadership skills, MSCLE will become central to your IUP experience. These special programs are housed in MSCLE:

Academic Resources

Resources for Latino Students


Ask Us Anything—We're Here for You

You can count on our multicultural admissions staff to answer your questions about student life at IUP, scholarships, and the process for applying to college. Email us as listed below, or call us at 724-357-2230. You can also learn more by completing the online form to Request Information on Multicultural Services.

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