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High School and First-Time College Students

You’ll actually apply for admission online through the IUPUI Office of Admissions. We encourage you to apply for direct admission, which allows you to enter IUPUI as a School of Informatics and Computing student your very first semester. To pursue direct admission, you must list your intended major on your IUPUI admissions application and meet eligibility criteria.

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Residential Learning Community

Students have the opportunity to develop relationships with peers who have the same interests and major in our learning community.

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Another option is to start in IUPUI’s University College, where you’ll begin taking courses, declare your major and then certify into the School of Informatics and Computing early in your college career. But that doesn’t stop you from immediately joining one of our student groups, meeting with our advisors and becoming part of the informatics community.

Student Ambassador Program

SOIC’s Ambassadors are undergraduate students from a variety of backgrounds. They assist prospective students who would like to learn more about the school and its programs, and are dedicated to supporting students and helping them find their fit within SOIC.

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Please make sure to review IUPUI’s admission requirements through the Office of Admissions.

Direct admission

For Fall 2019 direct admission:

Biomedical Informatics

3.2 GPA or 1200/24 ACT

Health Information Management

3.2 GPA or 1200/24 ACT


3.0 GPA or 1200/24 ACT

Media Arts and Science

3.0 GPA or 1100/21 ACT


Before applying, make sure to check out important application dates.

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Already applied?

You can view the status of your application online.