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Kelley School of Business



Admission to the Kelley School of Business is competitive and based on a combination of factors. The primary factor is academic performance or GPA. Students are eligible to apply for admission provided they meet the minimum requirements. The minimum requirements do not guarantee admission.

Admission to IU's Kelley School of Business at Indianapolis is possible at several different points in a student's academic career. The procedures and requirements for each option are described below.

Please note that all applications for admission to the university are submitted through the IUPUI Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Campus Center Rm. 255, 420 University Boulevard, Indianapolis, IN 46202-5140; phone: (317) 274-4591. Beginning students normally enter the University College (UC), where they are advised on enrolling in required general-education and prebusiness courses.

Direct Admission*

  • Admitted to IUPUI directly out of high school
  • Meet one of the following requirements for either Test Inclusive or Test Optional admission:
    • Test Inclusive Applicant:
      • Minimum SAT score of 1170 (ERWS and MSS scores only; does not include Reading test) with a Math score of 530 or higher OR ACT Composite score of 24 with a Math score of 21 or higher.
      • High school GPA of 3.20 or higher
    • Test Optional Applicant:
      • 3.5 high school GPA with an Indiana Academic Honors Diploma, Technical Diploma (or out-of-state equivalents)
      • College-Level Math (Algebra or higher).

NOTE: The Kelley School will accept students' highest OLD SAT score or highest NEW SAT score but cannot combine a section from the old exam with a section from the new exam

Updated 4/21