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 for more information.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IN School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,575
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 1 / Dec. 15 / rolling

Top Rankings

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

Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
20 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP 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
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Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Nov. 1 / Dec. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Students buy a laptop at reduced rates through the school.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Nancy Webster
Admissions Associate
Taylor Newell



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
34 extracurriculars
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.

School Reviews

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.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IN School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,575
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 1 / Dec. 15 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Indiana is $5,487 for elementary schools and $10,056 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).

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