Established by Floyd McMurray in 1941, the university was basically and extension center of Indiana University of New Albany, Indiana as well as Jeffersonville, Indiana. Classes were held in New Albany High School, Hazelwood Junior High School in New Albany, and Jeffersonville High School at Jeffersonville. It started operating in own building at Jeffersonville in 1945 named as Indiana University Jeffersonville extension center. In the year 1968 it was renamed as Indiana University Southeast making its debut in the university directory of Indiana and United States.
Current campus of the university is located at New Albany, Indiana where the university started functioning since 1973. Covering an area of 177 acres, the campus is 15 minutes north of downtown Louisville, Kentucky in suburban New Albany. A region of rolling hills running parallel to Ohio River, it is just north of I-265 Southern Indiana. Five divisions of the university are School of Arts and Letters, Business, Education, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences. A Nursing as well as a Continuing Studies Division are also there.
Well known for the bachelor’s degree in business, nursing, and education, the university offers more than 40 bachelor’s degrees, 6 master’s degrees, and multiple associated degree programs.
Opportunities from other colleges are provided through the branches of Purdue University College of Technology and Indiana University Bloomington School of Public and International Affairs. Indiana Southeast University is also affiliated to school of Medicine under Louisville University and Kentuckiana Metroversity.
University does not follow open admission policy though admission can be completed online. However high school transcripts or GED equivalent, TOEFL, SAT and ACT scores are mandatory enclosures with applications. Transfer students are not ignored. Dual credits and advance placements are credits accepted for admission.
Indian University – Southeast is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and School’s Higher Learning Commission recognized by U.S Department of Education.
Financial Aid and Student Support
Indian University – Southeast offers federal, state, institutional and local financial grant aids through FAFSA, various scholarships, and student loan facilities including low interest plus loans. Remedial services, academic and career counseling, PT cost defraying employment, career placement, and on campus day care and library facilities are provided under student service plans.