Founded in 1875, IUP is a vibrant, comprehensive, research-based, teaching-focused, student-centered learning community.
IUP combines the academic opportunities of a large university with the highly personalized and intimate learning-centered environment of a small college.
Almost 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled in our accredited and nationally recognized programs, enjoying traditional and nontraditional classroom experiences, engaging in research and service activities with their faculty mentors, becoming lifelong learners, preparing for rewarding careers and productive lives, and developing leadership skills for effective citizenship.
IUP’s beautiful main campus is located in Indiana, Pa., and spans 374 acres. A combination of historical charm and state-of-the-art facilities, it includes 59 major buildings and 11 athletic fields.
As a student in Indiana, your budget will include the following items and amounts:
- Housing and Basic amenities: ~$450
- Food and Groceries: ~$400
- Phone and Internet: $100
- Misc.: ~$250
=> => => Total = $1200
|Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant||10.00 $||
|Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course||40.00 $||
|McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)||6.00 $||
|Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)||3.25 $||
|Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)||5.00 $||
|Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)||1.67 $||
|Water (0.33 liter bottle)||1.22 $||
|Milk (regular), (1 liter)||0.83 $||
|Bread (500g)||1.93 $||
|Chicken Breasts (1kg)||6.56 $||
|Apples (1kg)||4.06 $||
|Tomato (1kg)||3.55 $||
|Lettuce (1 head)||1.43 $||
|Water (1.5 liter bottle)||1.77 $||
|Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)||12.50 $||
|Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)||1.54 $||
|Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)||2.30 $||
|Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro)||5.75 $||
|One-way Ticket (Local Transport)||1.88 $||
|Monthly Pass (Regular Price)||52.50 $||
|Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)||4.00 $||
|Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)||1.24 $||
|Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)||40.00 $||
- At IUP, most freshmen are required to live on campus because the university knows that initial campus living gives you the best start for a smooth transition to university life. Become a friend of IUP Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining at Facebook and get updates and get questions answered.
HOUSING OPTIONS you can choose from are as follows:
1. SUITE-STYLE LIVING, with eight suite-style residential buildings being available:
- Delaney and Putt halls
- Suites on Maple–East and Ruddock Hall
- Northern Suites
- Suites on Pratt
- Wallwork Hall
- Stephenson Hall
2. TRADITIONAL RESIDENCE HALLS
Two traditional halls are available on campus. These residence halls feature single, triple, or quadruple occupancy. They are coeducational by floor or wing. The traditional residence halls include:
- University Towers Apartments
- Whitmyre Hall (Robert E. Cook Honors College)
For further information, please contact the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining at: Phone: 724-357-2696 and/or firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com /firstname.lastname@example.org
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