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Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne (IPFW) is a regional university campus located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. As a joint campus of Indiana University and Purdue University, IPFW offers undergarduate and graduate degrees from both universities among its 175 academic programs.

Table of contents
1 History
2 Schools and Divisions
3 Athletics
4 Notable alumni
5 External link


In 1917, Indiana University started offering courses in Fort Wayne to 142 students in 12 courses. At a separate location, Purdue started the Purdue University Center in 1947. The two campuses merged in 1964 and opened a joint location, the present campus, in northeast Fort Wayne on the banks of the St. Joseph River.

Schools and Divisions


With the
Mastodon as their mascot, IPFW athletes compete as a NCAA Division IA school in the Mid-American Conference in tennis and the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association. Otherwise, they are without conference affiliation.

Notable alumni

External link

IPFW website