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Nominations for the 2018 Top 100 are now being accepted.

Eligible students areĀ currently enrolled juniors and seniors who are in good standing with the university and are seeking their first bachelor degree from the IUPUI campus, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 who have completed a minimum of 5 semesters (at any University) and 56 credit hours applicable to her/his degree program; 25 or more of those hours must have been completed at the Indianapolis campus as of the Fall 17 semester. Please note that December 2017 graduates are not eligible.

Successful candidates for this award will have experience and/or performance in three categories:

  • Scholastic achievement
  • Collegiate and co-curricular activities
  • Civic/community service

Students may be nominated by faculty, staff, or other students.  Students may also self-nominate.  Only one nomination is accepted per student.

The IUPUI Top 100 program is sponsored by the IUPUI Alumni Council and the Student Organization for Alumni Relations (SOAR).

Only IUPUI faculty and staff are permitted to submit letters of recommendation for the IUPUI Top 100 Student Recognition Program. A CAS log-in is required.

2018 IUPUI Top 100 Outstanding Students Recognition Dinner

Save the Date:
April 13, 2018
6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:30 p.m. - Dinner
Downtown Indianapolis Marriott

The IUPUI Alumni Council and the Student Organization for Alumni Relations recognized the school's top 100 juniors and seniors during the 18th Annual IUPUI Top 100 Outstanding Students Recognition Dinner. Dress is semi-formal. RSVP by Friday, April 6, 2018.

Friday, April 13, 2018
6:00 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Dinner 

Indianapolis Marriott
350 W. Maryland St. 
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Individual Seat: $45
Table Sponsorship: $800

Sponsor a Table

Table sponsorships are available for this year's Top 100. Table sponsors will receive 8 seats at the dinner, recognition in the printed program and table signs with your school or department name. The cost of a table sponsor is $800. You may fill your table with faculty and staff of give seats back to use for your school's Top 100 students and their families. If you are interested in sponsoring a table, please let us know by March 30th.

If you have questions, please contact us and less us know at

Best Practices for Completing the Top 100 Application

Presented by Emily Potts, former Top 100 recipient and current Top 100 Judge

Check back here in late November for a new webinar on best practices for completing the Top 100 application from a former Top 100 student and current Top 100 judge.

Emily Potts

Historical GPA Statistics of Top 100 Students:

While the minimum GPA to apply for the Top 100 is 3.2, please review the GPA statistics below which reflect the average GPA of Top 100 students from 2013-2015:

2013-2015 Average
% of Student in Top 100 GPA
29% 3.9 or Above
18% 3.8-3.9
16% 3.7-3.8
10% 3.6-3.7
13% 3.5-3.6
6% 3.4-3.5
3% 3.3-3.4
1% 3.2-3.3
2% 3.1-3.2
2% 3.0-3.1

2017 IUPUI Top 100 Students Recognition Dinner - Videos

2017 Top 100 Part 1
2017 Top 100 Part 2

Previous Top 100 Students

2017 Recipients

2016 Recipients

2015 Recipients

2014 Recipients

2013 Recipients

2012 Recipients

2011 Recipients

2010 Recipients

2009 Recipients

2008 Recipients

2007 Recipients

2006 Recipients

2005 Recipients

2004 Recipients

2003 Recipients

2002 Recipients

2001 Recipients

2000 Recipients

Special thanks to Indiana Members Credit Union for once again being the Premier Sponsor of the Top 100 Outstanding Students Dinner.

If you have any questions, please contact the IUPUI Office of Alumni Relations at or 317-278-1720.