Indiana Tech: Facts

The Basic Facts

It’s hard to condense something as complex as a university into one Web page. Consider these basic facts as just a brief introduction.

Official University Name: Indiana Institute of Technology

Nickname: Indiana Tech

Character: A four-year, coeducational, residential university providing degree programs in business, criminal science, engineering and computer studies.

Student-Faculty Ratio: 19 to 1

Average Class Size: 19

Financial Aid/Scholarships: More than 93% of Indiana Tech students receive financial assistance through some combination of merit and/or need-based scholarships, grants, loans, tuition reimbursement and federal programs.

Student Life: National/local fraternities and sororities plus more than 30 other student clubs and organizations.

Athletics: We currently compete in the NAIA in basketball, bowling, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, and track and field for both men and women as well as baseball for men and softball and volleyball for women. Beginning in the 2010-11 academic year, we'll also have wrestling. We also have spirit teams and intramural sports.

Fort Wayne Campus: A growing and lively 42-acre campus just east of downtown Fort Wayne.


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Science
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Science in Management (MSM)
  • Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSE)
  • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (MSOL)
  • Master of Police Administration (MPA)
  • Ph.D. in Global Leadership

Academic Programs: Indiana Tech offers a wide variety of programs. Some programs may only be offered in Traditional Day School or only in College of Professional Studies.

  • Accounting
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Administration
  • Communication
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • General Studies
  • Graphic Communications
  • Human Services Management
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Information Systems
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Networking
  • Network Management
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Psychology
  • Recreation Management
  • Software Engineering
  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Web Design
  • Web Development

For a list of degree programs and the formats in which they are delivered, click here.

Locations: The traditional day school campus is located in Fort Wayne, a thriving, progressive community with a population of more than 200,000 in the northeastern corner of Indiana.  The College of Professional Studies has campuses in Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Elkhart, as well as additional locations and sites in north and central Indiana.

McMillen Library (Fort Wayne campus): 33,000 volumes

History & Control: Founded in 1930, Indiana Tech is a private, independent, nondenominational university. Originally known as 'Indiana Technical College', it began as a school for engineering and science.

Enrollment & Geographical Representation: More than 5,000 students from a variety of states and foreign countries.


Indiana Tech is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, while the mechanical and electrical engineering programs are accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). For more information, visit

The university is approved and officially recognized by the U.S. Office of Education and the U.S. State Department and is approved by the State Approval Agency for the enrollment of veterans and eligible persons.

Additionally, the university is a member of the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) and adheres to its policies and practices.

The elementary education and physical education programs are approved by the Indiana Department of Education.

State Authorization

The Indiana Institute of Technology (Indiana Tech) is authorized by name in statute as an approved institution of higher education in the state of Indiana. In full compliance with federal rules, please consider contacting the Indiana Commission for Higher Education at for Indiana’s higher education complaint resolution process.

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