School of Graduate Studies and Research

During this unprecedented time in our history, the staff of the School of Graduate Studies and Research wants to make sure the concerns of all graduate students are addressed. If you have general questions concerning Graduate Studies policies, procedures, processes, etc., please feel free to contact Graduate Studies at Someone will respond to your email within 48 hours of receipt.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate programs utilize a student-centered classroom approach and encourage collaboration between faculty and students. IUP is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research university with over 2,000 graduate students and 73 graduate programs, including 14 doctoral programs.


Revision to Graduate Student Time Limitations Policy

Effective fall 2022, graduate students will now have more time to finish their degrees, with master's program students now having six years instead of five and doctoral students having eight instead of seven.

Graduate Student Application Deadlines

Graduation application due date changes for graduate students only

Three IUP Graduate Programs Selected for U.S. News Best Online Program Recognition

Three online graduate programs at Indiana University of Pennsylvania have been selected as a “2022 Best Online Program” by U.S. News & World Report: the master’s in nursing, the master’s in mathematics education, and the master’s in criminal justice

Online Master's in Nursing Program Still Accepting Fall Applications

Recently selected by U.S. News & World Report for its “Best Online Programs” rankings for 2021 and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, IUP’s MSN program is still accepting applications for the fall.

Graduate Admissions Virtual Spring Open House

The School of Graduate Studies and Research invites you to join us on Thursday, April 15, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. for our Virtual Open House. Individuals will have the opportunity to learn about the admissions process, meet with department coordinators to discuss programs, and engage with other prospective students in Zoom breakout rooms.