How to Apply
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Who Should Apply through International Admissions?
If you will come to IUPUI on a nonimmigrant student visa, IUPUI International Admissions is your source for admissions information. The information on this website is for you.
If you are a U.S. citizen, a U.S. permanent resident, or a refugee living in the United States, you will apply for admission through the IUPUI Office of Undergraduate Admissions or the IUPUI Graduate Office. You will apply through these offices even if you are currently studying in another country.
Which Type of Applicant Are You?
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Freshman (First-Year Student)
Apply for freshman status if you have never attended a college or university.
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Apply as a transfer student if you are currently attending or have previously attended a college or university in any country.
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If you want to take undergraduate courses but you do not want to earn a degree, you are considered a visiting student. Some visiting students come for personal enrichment. Others may be enrolled at another institution, but wish to come for short-term study then return to their home institution.
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You are considered a returning student if you previously studied at IUPUI. You will follow the same admission process as a transfer student.
Graduate Application Term: Winter 2022, Spring 2023, Summer 2023, Fall 2023,
Graduate Application Term: Winter 2023, Spring 2024, Summer 2024, Fall 2024
Masters or Ph.D Student
Apply for graduate student status if you will have received a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) in the United States or another country by the time you enroll at IUPUI, and if you are pursuing a master’s, Ph.D., or professional degree. Your first step is to talk to the academic department that offers your program.
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If you want to take graduate courses but you do not want to earn a degree, you are considered a visiting student. Some visiting students come for personal enrichment. Others may be enrolled at another institution, but wish to come for short-term study then return to their home institution.
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