About the University of Indianapolis
Founded in 1902, the University of Indianapolis (UIndy) is a private, diverse, and comprehensive institution of higher learning. Its 50-acre campus is located near downtown Indianapolis, Indiana (USA). The University of Indianapolis has a distinguished reputation for its high-quality undergraduate programs in teacher education, communications, and the health sciences. UIndy also boasts nationally ranked graduate programs, as well as Centers of Excellence that focus on aging studies and education reform. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, UIndy takes pride in the personal attention it gives to each student, and in its small, interactive classes. Curriculum is flexible in order to provide a well-rounded education that is customized to each student’s requirements.
The University of Indianapolis offers a total of 82 undergraduate major programs, with four-year programs leading to a bachelor's degree, and two-year programs leading to an associate’s degree. UIndy also offers several pre-professional academic programs, as well as 27 master’s degree programs, and five doctoral programs. UIndy currently has approximately 5,200 students enrolled at its main campus. Its international extensions include a branch in Athens, Greece, and partnership sites in Asia and Central America.
5,400 students on the main campus in Indianapolis, including approximately 1,200 graduate students
Average class size of 18, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15-to-1
Freshman class of 2012 includes 25 high school valedictorians and salutatorians
More than 80 undergraduate degree programs, 27 master’s degree programs, and five doctoral programs
Large degree programs in occupational therapy, physical therapy, nursing, business, education, and communication
96 percent of UIndy alumni report that they were prepared for their first job after graduation (2012 alumni survey).
Branch campus in Athens, Greece
Ranked in the top tier of accredited, private universities in the mid-western United States by U.S. News & World Report
Nationally ranked graduate programs in the Krannert School of Physical Therapy, the School of Occupational Therapy, and the School of Nursing
About the NIT/UIndy Joint Program
Since 2004, UIndy has partnered with Ningbo Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University, to establish joint academic programs in the areas of International Economics and Trade, Finance, and English language studies.
After completing two years of core curriculum at NIT, students enrolled in the Sino-US joint programs have the option of studying at the UIndy campus in the US during the final two years of their bachelor’s degree program. Students who may prefer to study in China can also elect to complete their degree program at NIT. Under this option, students benefit from six courses taught at the NIT campus by visiting UIndy faculty members.
The NIT-UIndy Sino-American program is fully licensed to conduct and award a certified bachelor’s degree that is recognized by both the Chinese and American governments.
Dedicated team of highly qualified international staff
Regular visiting lecturers from the United States
The Sino-US joint program provides students with the highest quality, western-style university education in a full-immersion, English-language teaching environment. There is a strong emphasis on the student-centered learning experience, and small classes ensure that all students have full access to and interaction with both teachers and classmates.
All teaching faculty are approved by the University of Indianapolis.
All degree classes are taught in English and follow an American curriculum.
Students participate in one of the best English language training programs in China.
Students are expected to spend a considerable amount of time outside the classroom as independent learners.
Tuition: 28,000 RMB/year NIT (first 2 years)
20,320 USD/year UIndy (2008-2009 data)
Room & Board: 7,790 USD/year UIndy (2008-2009 data)
Many types of scholarships, grants, and work-study programs are available to students who wish to participate in the Sino-US program. Students who are admitted to the program are automatically considered for any financial aid for which they qualify. A special International Student Grant which pays for 5% to 30% of annual tuition, is available to transfer students who present an above-average GPA or high scores on the SAT, TOEFL and/or IELTS exams.
While studying in the United States, Sino-US students are permitted to work on or near the UIndy campus for up to 20 hours per week with the approval of their tutor, to help pay f or their tuition and living expenses.
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