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Tuition and Financial Aid

IUPUI is an exceptional value and a world-class institution, recently ranked 8th on the list of Best Public Colleges in the Midwest by Forbes Magazine and the Center for College Affordability and Productivity.

And a School of Informatics and Computing graduate degree from Indiana University will make you even more valuable with its unique integration of computing, social science and information systems design that can be applied in any number of fields as an industry professional, faculty member or researcher.

The IUPUI Office of the Bursar maintains current tuition and detailed fee information, including a Tuition and Fee Estimator. They also accept several methods for payment designed to make paying for college as convenient as possible.

The Office of Student Financial Services provides current information for costs of attendance for full-time, resident and non-resident graduate students.

International students’ costs of attendance are slightly different and include manadatory health insurance. Please consult with the IUPUI Office of International Affairs.

Financial Aid

As a master’s or Ph.D. student, you have access to a wide range of financial assistance, including scholarships, grants, loans and work-study that help reduce costs. We encourage you to investigate and pursue all options for which you may be eligible.

The School of Informatics and Computing offers assistantships and fellowships to qualified Ph.D. and master’s students. To be automatically considered for such support, you must submit the following by January 15 (Ph.D. students) or April 15 (master’s and certificate students):

  • A completed application with application fee;
  • Your GRE score from within the past five years.

Direct financial support from the School of Informatics and Computing is reserved for qualified, full-time students matriculating in the fall semester. Direct financial support is rarely available for students matriculating in the spring.

To learn more about financial aid opportunities from the university or external sources, such as the federal government, please consult the IUPUI Office of Financial Aid and the IUPUI Graduate Office.

For information about specific financial resources for international students, please contact the IUPUI Office of International Affairs.


The School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI offers a scholarship for current graduate students in all programs. Students may also visit the Office of Student Scholarships for additional scholarships opportunities.

The following items are some of the factors considered when applications are reviewed:

  • Academic performance, noted by GPA, class standing, and/or other achievements in specific courses and programs
  • Distinction already received, as evidenced by prior awards and honors
  • Community service
  • Work Experience
  • Potential for continued success in the student’s discipline and for future contributions to academic or public sectors
  • Applicant Statement
  • Letters of recommendation

The Scholarship committee will meet after the application deadline to review applications.  Scholarship winners will be notified via email or letter.

John R. Gibbs Undergraduate Scholarship/Graduate Fellowship for Innovation

$1,000 per year

One award is granted annually to either a full-time undergraduate graduate student or full-time graduate student currently in the School of Informatics and Computing. The student must have a record of academic excellence and a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a scale of 4.0. Preference is given to those who have demonstrated or expressed a stated interest in innovation and entrepreneurship.

Spandana Kommalapati Memorial Scholarship

$1,000 per year

The Spandana Kommalapati Memorial Scholarship is open to undergraduate or graduate students who are enrolled in the Department of BioHealth Informatics in the School of Informatics and Computing (SOIC) IUPUI in good standing. Students must demonstrate academic excellence, a minimum GPA of 3.2, and financial need.

Graduate Assistantships

The School of Informatics and Computing offers a select number of graduate assistantships each semester to full-time, qualified students pursuing a master’s degree. In accepting the school’s offer for financial support, graduate assistants become employees of Indiana University and commit to 5-10 hours of work per week under the direction of a designated faculty member.