In 2022, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis's tuition was $8,972 a year for in-state students and $31,410 a year for out-of-state students.
Usually, college tuition rises about 3% year.
Remember, the total cost of tuition isn't the final cost for attending college. Many students owe much less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. Additionally, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay for college feel more doable until you've finishing school and found a job.
Tuition for international students at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is $31,410 per year.
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $8,972 for in-state students who attend full-time.Non-Indiana residents can expect to pay 31,410 per year for tuition.
Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public insitutions often offer a lower cost of attendance for those who qualify as Indiana residents.
Choosing an insitution where you qualify for in-state tuition can save students a lot of money on the cost of tuition, as well as loans and interest owed. Be sure to check your state's eligibility criteria for in-state tuition. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. The most common requirement is that students must have lived in the state for a full year before starting school. There may be other criteria too, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.
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IUPUI has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
International students at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis usually pay around $31,410 per year, before any scholarships, grants or other financial aid.
Students from outside of the U.S. usually do not qualify for for federal financial aid, but should research private or IUPUI-specific aid and scholarships.
In addition to the cost of tuition, room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when budgeting for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at IUPUI.
Housing and campus dining at IUPUI is $11,252 a year. This covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a meal plan that enables you to eat in the school dining halls.
Meal-plan costs vary based on on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus
First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. The real cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and the materials required. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.
The majority of colleges charge some yearly fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.
There may be other costs associated with participating in certain activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges offer ways so that those with financial need to find ways to lower or eliminate these fees.
The cost of getting around in college depends on a few key factors. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school? Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus easy to get around on foot? Do you own a car, or will you need to use public transportation? All of these questions can make a big difference in your estimated cost of transportation. At IUPUI, freshman are allowed to park on campus.
The location of a college or university can impact your transportation budget. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the flip side, transportation in an urban area is usually pricey, but there may be more trains, busses and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolisis located in a urban setting in Indiana, not far from Indianapolis.
When budgeting for college, be sure to consider the cost of things like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.
Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better idea of what is really costs to go to IUPUI.
What will the cost of attending IUPUI be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$11,252|
The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.
Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.
IUPUI’s tuition and fees change based on: •Campus location for full-time and part-time students •Academic program for both full and part-time students •Course load for part-time students
The majority of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis undergrads use financial aid to finance their education. In 2022, 10,776 of the 19,197 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. IUPUI meets 69.7% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $12,681 a year. Around 60.2% of IUPUI undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. IUPUI graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $25,908 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for IUPUI Students|
Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on IUPUI financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.
Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.
In 2022, IUPUI awarded 9,497 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $108.8 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $32.58 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.
The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.
Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for IUPUI students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.
When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.
The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at IUPUI was $12,681 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of IUPUI seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
|Net In-state, Off-campus||$683.04|
Note: a negative number can indicate that a refund will be given to use toward other expenses such as housing, fees, and books. In such cases, be sure to reach out to the school directly for any clarification or questions.
What will attending IUPUI really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.
As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families get a better idea of the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the IUPUI's net cost calculator on their website.
Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.
IUPUI offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.
Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to offset the cost of attending. Some schools offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.
IUPUI has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - Employees or Children of Employees
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
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