enrollment for credit hour programs at Indiana University of Pennsylvania for
fall 2016 is comprised of 10,618 undergraduates and 2,235 graduate
students, for a total of 12,853 students. Of this total, 518 students
are transfer students.
clock hour (non-credit) program enrollment is included, total fall headcount enrollment is 13,114, which includes students in the IUP Academy of
Culinary Arts in Punxsutawney and in the IUP Criminal Justice Training Center.
fall headcount enrollment includes 819 military-affiliated students, an
increase of 13 percent from fall 2015 enrollment and an increase of 38 percent
from fall 2013 enrollment of military-affiliated students. IUP offers a
Military and Veterans Resource Center (MVRC), which works collaboratively with
IUP programs and services, serving as a one-stop information and referral site
to help military-affiliated students transition to college life and achieve
their academic goals. IUP is routinely recognized in national publications as a
“Best for Vets” and included in listings of “Military Friendly Schools.”
“IUP is very honored to serve our military-affiliated
students and families, and we are pleased to see these numbers continue to
grow,” IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll said. “We continue to work with this
important population to develop initiatives and outreach that help them to meet
their academic and life goals.”
The university has
maintained its academic quality with the new students admitted for fall 2016.
The freshman class has an average high school grade-point average of 3.29, and
26 members of the class are valedictorians or salutatorians (first or second in
their high school graduating class). A total of 149 students are in the top 10
percent of their high school graduating class.
Out of the total
IUP enrollment for fall, 20 percent of IUP students are listed as minority
and 923 students (seven percent of the overall student population) are
international, comparable with fall 2015 enrollment. Nearly 60 countries are
represented in this international student population.
A total of 9,653
undergraduate students who domicile in Pennsylvania are the first group of
undergraduate students to participate in the per-credit tuition pilot program.
These students are taking an average of 14.66 credits, which is just slightly
under (.15) the average credit load of full-time undergraduate students overall
in past years during the flat-rate tuition model. For part-time undergraduate
students, the average credit load increased by .59 credits in fall 2016
compared to fall 2015 figures: from 4.81 average credits to 5.4 average credits,
a 12.2 percent increase.
The College of
Health and Human Services has the largest total undergraduate and graduate
enrollment: 3,883 and 497, respectively; the Eberly College of Business and
Information Technology has 2,187 undergraduates and 351 graduate students; the
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics has 1,861 undergraduate and 156
graduate students; the College of Humanities and Social Sciences has 1,043 undergraduates
and 465 graduate students; the College of Education and Educational Technology
has 1,021 undergraduates and 701 graduate students; the College of Fine Arts
has 452 undergraduates and 45 graduate students.