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Become a Student

Purdue School of Science graduates are committed to having real impact in their work and community, emerging as well-rounded scientists ready to solve the problems of the future.

An education from the Purdue School of Science pays off: our students go on to top graduate programs, medical schools, and careers in academia, research, and the private sector. 

You’ll join a community that understands (and celebrates) geeking out over solving a complicated chemistry problem or learning the latest computer language. Science students are exposed to opportunities that no other school in the state of Indiana can offer.

You're at the center of it all in Indianapolis, Indiana

  • One of the best kept secrets of the Midwest, IUPUI maintains a spot among the the U.S. News & World Report's top 100 universities nationally
  • IUPUI is an urban research and life and health sciences institution near 5 hospitals and the Indiana University schools of medicine, dentistry and nursing
  • IU McKinney School of Law as well as Fortune 500 companies are right downtown with IUPUI
  • The Indianapolis area gives you opportunities for unique learning experiences such as internships, job shadowing, research at top-tier facilities and more

Purdue and IU degrees all on one campus

“I think a lot of these kids need good mentors, people who can help them overcome their fears and really look at a way to help them relate math to their everyday life."

Caris Daily Mathematics, Undergraduate
  • WISH students pose for a picture

    Join a community with WISH (Women in Science House), an on-campus residential living and learning community for female science students.

  • Student plays a giant version of Operation game

    Meet classmates and join in the games at the annual Science Picnic.

  • Bridge students participate in group rally

    Summer Bridge gives first-year students a head start on meeting classmates and discovering campus.

  • Five students wearing lab coats pose with CEES van

    The Center for Earth and Environmental Science (CEES) offers opportunities to volunteer with elementary schools through its Discovering the Science of the Environment program.

  • Instructor leads a lab course

    Get hands-on lab experience your first year on campus.

  • Group of students studying

    Find your community with student clubs and study groups on campus.

  • Undergraduate and graduate students work in Bonnie Blazer-Yost's research lab

    Meaning research opportunities are available with faculty member's such as biology professor Bonnie Blazer-Yost. 

  • Students can find internships and volunteer opportunities at local hospitals

    With local hospitals just steps away from campus, students can easily find internships and volunteer opportunities in their field of interest.

Why IUPUI Science?

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