Indiana University of Pennsylvania, IUP, is a medium-sized public university in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, or SSHE. Located about one hour northeast of Pittsburgh in Jimmy Stewart's hometown, Indiana, PA.

IUP has a student population of about 13,000. IUP is a member of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference, PSAC, and IUP's football and basketball teams are perennial NCAA Division II championship contenders.

The university was founded in 1875 as a Normal School with 225 students and became a State Teachers College in 1927, when enrollment reached 3,000. Indiana State College achieved university status in 1965.

Famous alumni include Nellie Bly and Jim Haslett.

Not to be confused with California University of Pennsylvania.

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