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IUP Facts and Accolades


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  • Main campus
    • Indiana, Pennsylvania
    • Approximately 55 miles northeast of Pittsburgh: Map and directions
    • Campus size: 374 acres
  • Indiana, Pennsylvania, home of IUP’s main campus, is ranked as one of the 50 great affordable college towns in the United States by Great Value Colleges.
  • Regional campuses
    • Punxsutawney
    • Northpointe (Freeport)
    • Pittsburgh East (Wilkins Township)
    • Academy of Culinary Arts, Punxsutawney


  • Faculty: 721
  • Student-to-faculty ratio: 16:1
  • Majors/programs
    • More than 140 undergraduate programs
    • 55 master's programs
    • 14 doctoral programs

Enrollment (Fall 2018)

  • Total student body: 11,325
    • Undergraduate: 9,215
    • Graduate: 2,110
  • 42 percent male, 58 percent female
  • Minority students: 20 percent
  • International students: 6 percent
  • Students come from: 47 states, 2 US territories, the District of Columbia, and 55 countries

Tuition and Aid (2016–17)

IUP uses a per-credit tuition pilot. Use our Cost Estimator to learn more.

  • Financial aid (2016–17)
    • Average award: $15,963
    • No. of students receiving aid: 11,550
  • Scholarships


  • IUP is home to some of the newest suite-style residence halls in the United States, built since 2000, as well as traditional residence halls.
  • Eight suite-style buildings comprise nearly 4,000 living units of six floor plans.
  • Many students who share academic interests live in 31 Living-Learning Communities in the suites.


  • Crimson Hawks
  • Colors: Crimson and Gray
  • Our teams compete in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
  • Men’s basketball: 2014–15 regional champion, national finalist
  • Women’s basketball: 2017–18 PSAC West champions, Atlantic Region champions, Final Four participant
  • Women's tennis: 2017 and 2018 PSAC champions
  • Men’s golf: 2017 PSAC champions
  • Football: 2017 PSAC champions, Super Region One champions
  • Men’s sports: Baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, track and field (indoor and outdoor), and swimming
  • Women’s sports: Basketball, cross country, field hockey, track and field (indoor and outdoor), lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, and volleyball
  • Club sports: Boxing, club tennis, cycling, English equestrian, equestrian (western), fencing, men’s ice hockey, women’s ice hockey, martial arts, men’s lacrosse, men’s rugby, women’s rugby, wrestling, women’s soccer, men’s soccer, paintball, rifle club, sailing, swimming, ultimate Frisbee, and men’s volleyball.

The bell tower of John Sutton Hall
The Bell Tower, on John Sutton Hall, is at the heart of campus



  • Elizabeth Jane Cochrane (attended 1879), ground-breaking investigative reporter known as Nellie Bly
  • Art Rooney ’20, founder, Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Terry Yosie ’74, CEO of the World Environment Center
  • Marla Weston ’80, CEO of the American Nurses Association
  • Susan Snyder ’85, Pulitzer Prize-winning education reporter, Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Patricia Hilliard-Robertson ’85, NASA astronaut and flight surgeon
  • Jonathan Sinclair ’90, executive producer for Harpo Studios; NAACP Image Award winner and Telly Award winner
  • Colin Helms ’93, head of media for TED
  • Almar Latour ’94, publisher and executive editor of Dow Jones Media Group
  • Mileah Kromer ’03, director of the Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Center at Goucher College (the Goucher Poll)
  • Phillip Chavira ’06, executive director of Intiman Theatre and former Broadway producer
  • Jonnee Tonsel ’09, senior project manager, Comedy Central
  • Meet more outstanding IUP alumni.





Note: Information current as of December 5, 2018.