Vision of IUPUI

The VISION of IUPUI is to be one of the best urban universities, recognized locally, nationally, and internationally for its achievements.

Mission of IUPUI

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), a partnership between Indiana and Purdue Universities, is Indiana's urban research and academic health sciences campus. IUPUI's mission is to advance the State of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.

By offering a distinctive range of bachelor's, master's, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.

In pursuing its mission and vision, IUPUI provides for its constituents excellence in:

  • Teaching and Learning
  • Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity
  • Civic Engagement, Locally, Nationally, and Globally

With each of these core activities characterized by:

  • Collaboration within and across disciplines and with the community,
  • A commitment to ensuring diversity, and
  • Pursuit of best practices