Undergraduate Admissions

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      Your Way

      Are you ready to get started? That’s great, because we can’t wait for you to get here. First, though, you need to apply.

      You can look at our wide variety of majors and minors. You can mix and match programs for the results you want.

      When you come to IUP, you don’t just enroll in a university. You join a community for life. See what makes our academic experiences and student life special. Personal attention, internships, hands-on research, study-abroad, alumni networking, leadership opportunities, and residential living communities are among your high-quality options.

      You should come visit us, too. Many people have described our campus as nothing short of beautiful. Schedule a visit. Or, you can take a virtual tour, but, really, you need to come experience it for yourself.

      You and your parents are probably thinking about finances. We know college is an investment, and you’re seeking a high return. Check out our costs, financial aid, and scholarship options.

      You want to be proud of the school you attend. We have the accolades that will give you and your parents something to brag about!

      See how these students found their success at IUP.

      Shawn Mosley

      Shawn ’16
      Today she’s a modeling analyst at GEICO, but Shawn credits her success to hard work and mentors who cared about her future.

      Anthony Maticic

      Anthony ’19
      Experiences Anthony Maticic found through IUP led him to an internship at a big four accounting firm—and a job offer.

      Mary Chey

      Mary ’17
      On her way to a PhD in cell biology, Mary Chey made the most of her undergraduate years through real research opportunities.

      Karina Gomex-Franco

      Karina ’16
      Happy to find the major she wanted at IUP, Karina also found caring professors and a community and the experiences she needed to succeed.


      Darla ’14
      Darla knew when she came to IUP that she wanted to change the world and she wanted to do it through media.

      Howie Begosa

      Howie ’04
      Working closely with his professors and mentors led Howie to his dream job with Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media.

      Murat Ozturan

      Murat ’89
      Like Murat Ozturan, a 24-year Microsoft veteran, many IUP alumni return to campus to share advice with students just like you.


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      Read about other students who have found success their way at IUP.