Indiana University

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Basic Information

Address: 535 Michigan Ave, Indianapolis IN 46202
Phone Number: 317-278-8592
Chair: Lisa DesNoyers, MPH, RHIA, SME
Dean: Mathew Palakal, Ph.D

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Additional Information

Classroom Size: 25
Student/Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Housing Availability:


Type of Housing: Dormitory, Apartment

In 2018, there was 27% Race/Ethnicity other than White. The socio/economic is 29% first generation, 11% 21st Century Scholars, and 32% of the students were recipients of Pell grants. Approximately 23% of the students are International Students. Currently there is 14% LGBTQ+ enrollments. With 5% of the individuals identify as Disabled.


Tuition: $4,186/semester in-state; $14,363/semester out-of-state; With substantial scholarships, grants and aid for students, the students taking courses out-of-state have the option to cut their tution in half.

Financial Aid:

FASFA is accepted, scholarships, grants and student worker assistance. Interships are available for those who qualify also.

Disability Services:

Indiana University-Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis campus offers extensive Assisted Education Services to those who need this.

Computer Capabilities:

Indiana University has extensively diverse computer capabilities currently. The main LMS that this campus runs on is Canvas.

Admission Requirements:

Admission Requirements
GPA: 3.2 minimum
Standardized Tests: ACT

Application/Transfer Deadlines:

This program has enrollment year round. This allows for students to enroll every semester.

Parking Space/Availability:

Parking is available and their is shuttle bus free of charge on Campus.

International Students:

Approximately 23% of the students are International Students. WIth 8% minimum using languages other than English as their primary language

Degrees Offered:

Health Information Management (BS)
Informatics (BS)
BioMedical Informatics (BS)
Media Arts (BS)
Library of Information Sciences (MS)
Health Informatics (MS)
Media Arts (MS)Applied Data and Information Science (BS)
Artificial Intelligence (BA)
Biomedical Informatics (BS)
Health Information Management (BS)
Informatics (BS)
Media Arts (BS)
Applied Data Science (MS)
Bioinformatics (MS)
Health Informatics (MS)
Human Computer Interaction (MS)
Library and Information Sciences (MS)

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing is to excel in education, research, and civic engagement in the field of informatics, an integrative discipline which advances knowledge in:

  1. computing, information, and media technologies;
  2. the implications those technologies have for individuals and society; and
  3. their application to any field of study adapting to the challenges of the Information Age.

The School fosters a broad and interdisciplinary view of informatics and uses this view to explore and expand knowledge in informatics education and research. Along with the many schools and departments located on the Indiana University Purdue University urban Indianapolis campus, the School is firmly committed to a welcoming environment, a diverse faculty and student body, and to efforts which support Indiana’s economic development.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

The School fosters an inclusive educational and research culture and environment by:

  1. attracting women and under-represented minorities who have a wide range of intellectual interests, talents, and professional goals, and
  2. achieving national recognition as an exemplar for diversity.
Social Media Networks:

Facebook; Twitter

Program History:

The program has also been CAHIIM accredited for 70 years, and now allows students to do the accelerated CAHIIM Accredited Master in Health Informatics Degree in just one additional year. This program has over time moved from completely campus based to hybrid (some on campus/some online), and completely online. There is any option of delivery content option currently. This program has extensive scholarships and grants set up for the Health Information Management program. There is both instructor based and peer based assistance for the students online and on grounds. The program has had 100% employment rate for many years, always been able to meet 80% minimum employment. The students have had their own engagement organization and been engaged in the State Organization (IHIMA) for all 70 years of this program.

Program Information:

Transfer and first-time college students interested in the health informatics field should consider the bachelor's in health information management at IUPUI. This entirely online program conveys in-demand medical, administrative, and IT skills and knowledge. As courses do not use set meeting times, students can create their own study schedules. Full-time students typically earn their degrees in four years. Graduates work as patient advocates, private consultants, and patient privacy experts.

The 120-credit health informatics degree online features a robust general education curriculum. The major curriculum features coursework in health information research and analysis, quantitative analysis of health information, and two professional practica in health information management.

The program also boasts a specialized Registered Health Information Administrator exam preparation course. IUPUI provides many services to online students, including an online learning orientation, success coaches, academic support, and career counseling.

IUPUI accepts applications for the spring, summer, and fall semesters. Application materials include an essay and official transcripts. IUPUI does not require standardized test scores or recommendation letters. Transfer students can apply up to 64 outside credits toward their bachelor's degree. Indiana residents save approximately 70% on tuition compared to out-of-state online students.

Incoming in-state and out-of-state students with excellent high school GPAs may qualify for university-funded scholarships. The university also awards need-based grants. IUPUI holds regional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission. The program has also been CAHIIM accredited for 70 years, and now allows students to do the accelerated CAHIIM Accredited Master in Health Informatics Degree in just one additional year.