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Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, or IUPUI, is a public research university located in Indianapolis, Indiana. It is one of the top 200 institutions of higher education in the United States. It was established in 1969 as a merger of many different schools including Indiana University School of Medicine, Indiana University School of Dentistry and Purdue University Indianapolis Extension. Today, the school sits on more than 500 acres of land in an urban setting. Its motto is “Fulfilling the Promise.” Notable alumni include basketball player George Hill, Former Vice President of the United States Dan Quayle, author Norman Bridwell, artist, Vice President Mike Pence, Former U.S. Representative Julia Carson and publisher Kenneth Tyler. The school’s colors are crimson and old gold, its mascots are Jawz, Jinx, and Jazzy and its teams are nicknamed the Jaguars. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division I – Horizon League, and the school has 18 different varsity teams. Varsity sports offered by IUPUI include men’s basketball, cross country, soccer, golf, tennis, track and field and swimming and diving, and women’s basketball, cross country, swimming and diving, golf, tennis, softball and track and field. The school has been involved in intercollegiate athletics since the early 1970s.
Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County. As of 2017, Indianapolis is the third most populous city in the American Midwest and 16th most populous in the U.S., with an estimated population of 863,002. The Indianapolis metropolitan area is the 34th most populous metropolitan statistical area in the U.S., with 2,028,614 residents. More from Wikipedia...
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Clubs & Extracurriculars:Important, many to choose from
Greek Life:Important, 19 fraternities and sororities on campus
Party Scene:Standard, mostly on the weekends