ABOUT INDIANA UNIVERSITY–PURDUE UNIVERSITY FORT WAYNE
Established in 1964, Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is the largest university in northeast Indiana. As the state’s Multisystem Metropolitan University, we are uniquely positioned to serve the region as a crossroads of intellectual, social, economic, and cultural advancement and continue to expand our global reach through research, scholarship, and creative expression.
IPFW combines challenging academics with a focus on student success across many prestigious degree programs, taught by nearly 350 full-time faculty. More than 8,300 degree-seeking students of diverse ages, races, and nationalities pursue their education on our nearly 700-acre campus. More than half of our students are first-generation college students and 15% are from underrepresented populations. And 73% of IPFW students receive some form of financial assistance to achieve their academic and career goals.
A majority of IPFW’s growing alumni network of 57,000 live and work in northeast Indiana, contributing to the region’s economy, vitality, and intellectual strength.