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Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is a comprehensive university in Fort Wayne, Indiana, offering associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs, as well as specialized certificate programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The university is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It has the broadest scope of programs of all institutions of higher learning in northeast Indiana, offering more than 200 degree and certificate options. IPFW has a diverse enrollment of more than 13,000 students encompassing many ages, races, and nationalities. Through exemplary standards in teaching, research, and service, IPFW demonstrates a commitment to excellence and lifelong learning. IPFW provides students the opportunity for success through its academic diversity, affordability, and flexibility. The university also offers a Division I athletics program, intramural sports, and more than 100 student clubs. Student housing is available in apartment-style units.

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The Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne Student Life office is dedicated to the enhancement and advancement of IPFW students. By striving to provide co-curricular opportunities, which complement academic pursuits, the Student Life office encourages learning beyond the classroom. The Student Life staff seeks to provide an atmosphere where students not only learn, but are challenged, supported, and heard. With this mission, the Student Life office strives to promote the personal development of students, the leaders of today and tomorrow. The Academic Success Center offers tutoring and advising services. The university also offers a First Year Experience program, and Career Services provides support for students and graduates seeking employment.