Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (13)
The Philanthropic Studies program is geared toward teaching students the trends of American philanthropy. While not as applicable as non-profit management is in running a non-profit, the degree is focused on researching giving trends, as well as studying how to fundraise and work with foundations, as well as conduct research into giving sectors. One of the best aspects of this program is the level of networking opportunities that are available to students, as well as the vast array of internship connections.
IUPUI is a great school for those wanting to attend school at night! My goal at the end of my undergraduate journey was to obtain a B.A. in political science (of course a degree!) AND also to work while I attended in an attempt to minimize debt. IUPUI was a fantastic choice to help reach those goals. The night courses were well-taught, and well-staffed. I did not feel as if I received a sub-par education because I was a non-traditional student. Also, safety on campus was AMAZING! After all courses, I was able to contact security and have an escort to my vehicle, which was great. I highly recommend IUPUI for the student wishing to take night courses.
IUPUC is a great school with a small school feel. Everyone from the bursar to the advisors and the finalcial aid office are always happy to see you and welcome your questions. I always felt like their first goal was to serve me and help me in any way they could. They class sizes are smaller than larger campuses which makes for a more relaxed and intimate learning setting.
It was informative. It is good to have the degree but make sure it is really something you want to do. It is a waste of time and money if you get a degree in something you aren't interested in. I do appreciate the knowledge I gained from college.
I found the university to be very accessible. I do not agree with the choices the school is making to go all online. I think there is value in the classroom, but I have spoken with many people who say class times and campus is not accessible to them and without an online only option they would be unable to obtain a masters degree.
IUPUI is a diverse urban campus that allowed me to explore many different avenues. As an undergrad I was able to participate in scientific research and interact with other students who were as passionate about science as I was.
IU is a great place to be. There are so many amazing things going on academically. It's easy to get caught up in the party scene, but if you take a step back you realize the scope of activities going on all around you.
Professors beyond mediocre and we're largely uncaring. Masters program for family nurse practitioners was extremely unorganized and inadequate in its teachings and curriculum. Attending was a waste of time as more was obtained through self study and clinicals taught by/working with a non-faculty medical provider, than through their instruction.
It was a great way to learn, and gives you a wide area of experiences and study. Experience counts for a lot as well, so school and internships are key.
I like what SPEA has to offer, in terms of rigorous curriculum, excellent professors and mentors as well highly-responsive staff members. What I was trained here well bridged me to my doctoral program which I am starting in two weeks. Very excited about the new chapter in life. Highly recommended for those caring about providing public service and promoting public goods.