Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne is the largest university in northeast Indiana, offering more than 200 prestigious IU and Purdue degrees and certificates. More than 12,000 students of diverse ages, races and nationalities pursue their education on the 682-acre campus. The beautiful campus was built in 1964, although Indiana University came to Fort Wayne in 1917 and Purdue in 1943.
IPFW is a combined campus of two outstanding institutions -- Indiana University and Purdue University; take advantage of the best features and resources that these institutions have to offer. Students are admitted and receive degrees from either Indiana University or Purdue University. IPFW combines challenging academic programs with student-centered flexibility at an affordable price. The university's exemplary standards in teaching and research provide unparalleled value for career preparation and professional development in an ever-changing global market. The university's commitment to service makes it an economic, cultural and societal leader in the region. IPFW is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access University accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Fort Wayne, Indiana's second-largest city, is noted for its friendliness, culture and cosmopolitan atmosphere. It is strategically located near the large cities of Chicago, Illinois; Detroit, Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana. Known as the city of the three rivers, you can enjoy biking, hiking or walking along the beautiful Fort Wayne River greenway. You can also partake in festivals such as the Three Rivers Festival and the Johnny Appleseed Festival.
IPFW student housing features fully furnished apartments with private bedrooms, high-speed Internet, cable television, full-sized kitchens, laundry rooms, beautiful grounds and lots of activities. Other amenities include a computer lab, fitness center, and lounge with a large screen TV.
Off-campus housing is also available at three apartment complexes within walking distance of campus.
- More than 100 student clubs and organizations.
- On-campus recreational facilities including a bookstore, library, the Gates Sports Center, Heath & Wellness Clinic and the Center for Academic Support and Advancement.
- NCAA Division I and intramural sports teams are available for men and women.