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.

You may submit your portfolio any time after applying to IUPUI. A portfolio is required for all Herron applicants, except those intending to major in art history.

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 admission-based 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.