University High School of Indiana

University High School of Indiana is an independent college preparatory school located in Carmel, Indiana.
Founded in 2000, the school provides an educational and empowering environment for more than 320 students that promotes faculty/student mentoring; a small, cores-values-driven community; four-year, student-focused college counseling; and personalized education. Visit www.universityhighschool.org for more information.

Top Placements

University High School of Indiana places among the top 20% of private schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Cognia
Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded2000
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 19%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses20 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP European History, AP French Language & Culture, AP Government & Politics: US, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language & Culture, AP Spanish Literature & Culture, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art: 2D Design, AP Studio Art: 3D Design, AP U.S. History, AP World History, Electricity & Magnetism
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNov. 1 / Dec. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$20,575
Tuition NotesStudents buy a laptop at reduced rates through the school.
% on Financial Aid
53%
Admissions DirectorNancy Webster
Admissions AssociateTaylor Newell

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.34 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Advocates for Children, Best Buddies, Black Affinity Club, Blaze Craze, Business & Finance Club, Canoeing for Kids, Chinese Culture Club, Community Service Club, Debate Club, Eco-Blazers, Fishing Club, French Club, Games Club, Gay-Straight Alliance, Guitar Club, Hiking Club, Homework Club, Improv Club, Jewish Affinity Club, Math Club, Model UN, Outdoors Club, Poultry Pals, Public Address Club, Quiddler Club, Science Club, Spanish Club, The U Post, UHS Dance Marathon, Women's Empowerment & Action Group

Arts and Music Programs:
Knitting Club, StageBlazers

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Rock Climbing Club, Ultimate Frisbee Club

School Notes

  • University High School is unique among area high schools. Small by design, it provides students with a personalized experience and a community atmosphere that many larger schools cannot.
  • Parents love the emphasis on core values, faculty mentoring and a college counseling program that begins in the freshman year and walks families through every aspect of the process.
  • Students love the inclusive athletic program, the three-week January Term, and the one-to-one laptop program and wireless campus.
Show me:
People that viewed University High School of Indiana also viewed these schools: Midwest Academy, Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, Indiana Christian Academy, Liberty Christian School and Bishop Chatard.
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Carmel
    Midwest Academy
    Alternative School
    Grades: 3-12 | 95 students
    3.8 miles
    1420 Chase Court
    Carmel, IN 46032
    (317) 843-9500
    3.8 3-12
    95
  • Indianapolis
    Grades: 9-12 | 800 students
    3 miles
    2801 W 86th Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46268
    (317) 524-7050
    3 9-12
    800
  • Anderson
    Grades: PK-12 | 265 students
    30.9 miles
    432 W 300 N
    Anderson, IN 46012
    (765) 643-7884
    30.9 PK-12
    265
  • Anderson
    Grades: PK-12 | 555 students
    31.1 miles
    2025 Hillcrest Drive
    Anderson, IN 46012
    (765) 623-4568
    31.1 PK-12
    555
  • Indianapolis
     Bishop Chatard
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 713 students
    7.8 miles
    5885 Crittenden Avenue
    Indianapolis, IN 46220
    (317) 251-1451
    7.8 9-12
    713

School Reviews

5  
University High School is a rigorous high school that excels in personal attention to the students. Its distinctives include a January Term and Mentoring program...each of which are top-notch and set it apart. Athletics are no-cut, allowing students to try sports in which they might have interest, regardless of skill level. Its a place to grow.
- Posted by

Endorse University High School of Indiana. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
Sending your child to a single-sex school is one of several options you have when it comes to private schools.
Each state sets its own teacher certification requirements. While many private schools do not require you to be certified, it is in your best interests to obtain certification. This article includes contact information for state education offices so you can begin the process.
Marketing the small private school can be done affordably and effectively. We suggest five easy steps to make that happen.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please briefly describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Indiana is $5,377 for elementary schools and $9,991 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Indiana is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).