Freshman Applicants

Apply to Herron as an incoming freshman

Congratulations on taking the first step to becoming a Herron student!

Herron students must be admitted to IUPUI in order to attend Herron. Be sure to review the admissions requirements, then complete the online application by clicking the "Step 1" button below.

A portfolio is required of all Bachelor of Art Education and Bachelor of Fine Arts applicants. You can submit it any time after applying to IUPUI. If you apply for a Bachelor of Art History, you do not have to submit a portfolio.

Application fees for freshman applicants

  • IUPUI online application fee: $65 (non-refundable; may be waived)
  • Herron SlideRoom portfolio fee: $10 (non-refundable; cannot be waived)

Important dates for freshman applicants

  • Aug. 1: IUPUI application and portfolio submission open
  • Oct. 1: FAFSA opens
  • Oct. 1: Housing application opens
  • Nov. 15: Honors College scholarship application deadline and IUPUI priority deadline for full-merit scholarship consideration
  • Nov. 15: FAFSA priority deadline
  • Feb. 1: Herron scholarship deadline
  • Feb. 15: IUPUI incoming first-year and competitive scholarship deadline
  • March: Orientation reservation opens
  • May 1: IUPUI application, portfolio submission, and enrollment deposit deadline

  • January: IUPUI application and portfolio submission open
  • Nov. 1: Herron scholarship deadline
  • Nov. 1: IUPUI application and portfolio submission deadline

  • March 15: Summer Session I application and portfolio submission deadline
  • May 1: Summer Session II application and portfolio submission deadline

Questions?

Ask an admissions advisor, or contact Herron's Office of Admissions and Student Services directly at 317-278-9400 or herron4u@iupui.edu.