University of Tehran and IUPUI Programs

Available Programs

Students may be accepted to earn Purdue University Bachelor of Science degrees in:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

UT, at its option, may award its own degrees for the same program.

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Partner Scholarship Opportunities

International Partner Outstanding Scholar Award $18,000 USD per year 

  • UT GPA required: 17-20
  • $9000 USD each Fall and Spring semester during first year of enrollment
  • Renew this award for Year 2 by maintaining a cumulative IUPUI GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Total for 2 years = $36,000 USD

International Partner Academic Merit Award $11,000 USD per year 

  • UT GPA required: 14-16
  • $5,500 USD each Fall and Spring semester during first year of enrollment
  • Renew this award for Year 2 by maintaining a cumulative IUPUI GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Total for 2 years = $22,000 USD

Program Expenses

UT students will pay regular IUPUI nonresident tuition and fees. Current rates are available here and are updated each year:

Application Process and Deadlines

Application must be submitted by: March 1, 2018 for enrollment in the Fall 2018 term beginning August X, 2018.  
Admission is possible for Fall Semester only.

 You may preview the IUPUI application process here. Further details will be provided at the time the Fall 2018 application process is available. 

Application Process

  • Online Application

    The online application takes about 30 minutes to complete. If necessary, you can save your work and log back in later to complete it.

    You will need the following information to complete the application:

    Beginning Information

    • Your citizenship
    • What your immigration status will be when you come to IUPUI

    General Information

    • Your full name as it appears on your passport 
    • Your date of birth - Remember to use the American date order: month/day/year
    • Your country and city of birth

    Additional Information

    • Your permanent address outside of the United States
    • Your phone number
    • Your email address - All application instructions from IUPUI will go to this email account. 

    Application Information

    • Term you want to start at IUPUI
    • Colleges or universities you have attended
    • TOEFL or IELTS scores 

    Affirmation Statement

    Verification that all information is correct and complete

    Application Fee

    You will be asked to pay the nonrefundable $65 application fee.

  • Official Academic Records

    You must submit  transcripts, including work already completed and work currently in progress. 

    Within 48 hours of submitting the online application, you will receive an email from that has instructions about how to submit your documents. You will submit them electronically through iStart, our online portal for international students. You will have to supply the original documents before you enroll.

  • English Proficiency Requirements

    You will submit this through iStart, our online portal for international students. 

    Program TOEFL IELTS

    Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

    (internet based) 61 
    Please have your scores sent electronically to IUPUI by using our School code: 1325 when you take the exam.


    Please have your official scores mailed directly to IUPUI, Office of International Affairs.

    English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

    As a non-native speaker of English, if you score below 95 on the iBT (Internet Based TOEFL) or 7.0 on the IELTS, then you will take the IUPUI English for Academic Purposes (EAP) exam. All University of Tehran students who score 80 or more on the iBt or 6.5 or above on the IELTS will be required to take no more than one EAP course. If you score lower than 80 on the iBT or 6.5 on the IELTS, then you will need to take EAP courses as determined by the EAP results. University of Tehran students should be aware that payment for the cost of these courses is the responsibility of the student. EAP courses are billed at the same rate as all other out-of-state credit bearing courses.

  • Copy of Your Passport

    You will submit this through iStart, our online portal for international students. 

    For spelling purposes only:

    We need to make sure that your name on your I-20 immigration document (to obtain your visa to enter the U.S.) exactly matches your name on your admission letter and the name on your passport.

  • Financial Support Agreement

    Estimated expenses for 2018 will be posted in Summer 2017. 

    See current IUPUI expense here >>

  • Information Release Form

    This form will completed at a later date and allows IUPUI administrators to communicate with the University of Tehran administrators about your grades and academic issues. United States privacy laws require that we have your permission to do this.

  • Recommendation Letter from University of Tehran Department

    Your University of Tehran academic department may write their own recommendation letter, or, they may submit the sample letter with your application materials. The letter must state that you are eligible to apply to apply for this program.

    Download a sample recommendation letter >>

After You Apply

After you submit your application and all of your materials, the waiting period until you hear if you have been admitted is usually four to six weeks.