Enrollment for Indiana University of
Pennsylvania for fall 2014 comprises 12,130 undergraduates and 2,239 graduate
students, for a total of 14,369 students. This total includes 3,480 new and
transfer students, up from fall 2013 new and transfer student totals.
Fall enrollment for all IUP sites
combined is 14,571, which includes students in the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts
in Punxsutawney and the IUP Criminal Justice Training Center.
The university has maintained its
academic quality in new student admissions. The freshman class has an average
high school grade point average of 3.3, and 25 members of the class are
valedictorians or salutatorians.
More than 6,000 prospective students
visited campus for fall 2014 admission, bringing more than 15,000 guests to the
campus and community.
James Begany, vice president for
Enrollment Management and Communications, noted that this fall, for the second year,
IUP has been able to support the enrollment of high-achieving students through
the Sutton Scholars program. This second class of Sutton Scholars, totaling 254
students, has an average GPA of 3.8 and an average SAT score of 1136. The
Sutton Scholars program is funded by the Foundation for IUP, along with gifts
from alumni, friends and employees. The inaugural group of Sutton Scholars
included 260 students.
“Recruitment and retention of
students is a campus-wide effort,” Begany said. “While we are committed to
meeting our new student enrollment goals, our focus continues to be getting
students who have a high academic profile and who are the right fit for this