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IUP Academics

Indiana University of Pennsylvania requires at least 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree. Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Around 56% of students who started college at IUP complete all the credits required within six years. IUP offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take at IUP?

IUP has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate. Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement , but there is a math and science requirement. Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for IUP.

Majors at IUP

When choosing a major, IUP students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at IUP below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. IUP does not require all students to complete a senior project.

Does IUP Offer Learning Disability Services?

IUP offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Disability Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does IUP Offer Online Classes?

IUP has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does IUP Offer Credit for AP Classes?

IUP offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does IUP Have An Honor's Program?

IUP offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.

Does IUP Require Internships?

IUP requires an internship for students in some majors only. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

IUP Majors & Subject Areas

City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Asian Studies/Civilization
Chinese Studies
Japanese Studies
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Special Education and Teaching, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
Reading Teacher Education
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
Nanotechnology
Chinese Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biochemistry
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Biological and Physical Sciences
Gerontology
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Optics/Optical Sciences
Physics, Other
Psychology, General
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Educational Psychology
Protective Services Operations
Public Administration
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
Anthropology
Archeology
Criminology
Economics, General
Geography
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology
Social Sciences, Other
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Commercial Photography
Interior Design
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Intermedia/Multimedia
Music, General
Music Performance, General
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Athletic Training/Trainer
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Health Services Administration
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Nursing Science
Business/Commerce, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Office Management and Supervision
Accounting
Finance, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Labor and Industrial Relations
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Fashion Merchandising
History, General
Public/Applied History

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

10,045

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

93%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$13,144

Out-of-State

$17,464

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