Indiana University – Bloomington (IU)

107 South Indiana Ave., Bloomington, IN

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Founded in 1820, Indiana University in Bloomington has since become the flagship campus of the Indiana University System and the main campus of Indiana University. IU Bloomington is a major research university that is distinguished among the best universities in the world, offering over 300 undergraduate programs and nearly 200 professional degrees. Among its institutions are the Kelley School of Business, Maurer School of Law, and the Schools of Education, Public and Environmental Affairs, and Journalism.

The university is also known for its Individualized Major Program which allows students to tackle multidisciplinary studies, leading to a bachelor of arts degree conferred by the IUB College of Arts and Sciences. Students with exemplary academic performances are recruited into the Hutton Honors College, with provisions for merit scholarships and admission to the Honors Residential Community.

Situated over 2,000 acres, IUB is home to numerous cultural institutes and research centers, including the Kinsey Institute, IU Research and Teaching Preserve, and the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center. The university also features the Jacobs School of Music, known as one of the best music schools in the world.

Students are given the opportunity to participate in fundraising events for charity and scholarships such as the Little 500 bicycle race, IU Sing, and the Dance Marathon. Notable campus traditions include painting the Jordan Avenue bridges for student events and the Senior Tree Dedication, an annual event sponsored by the current graduating class. Participation in athletic events are led by the IU Hoosiers, known mostly for achievements by the men's basketball and soccer teams.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give you an idea of the candidates IU accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Indiana University – Bloomington has a total student population of about 49,000. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 16% enrolling as graduate students and 79% as undergraduate students.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $13,300. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $60 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range estimates:
    • In-State: $9,100-$11,000
    • Out-of-State: $32,000-$38,930
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $280-$340 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $1,000-$1,200 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid71%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships54%$10,797
Receiving Student Loans39%$7,842

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Indiana University – Bloomington may offer student services including:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Day care

Graduation Rates

With a graduation rate of around 77%, Indiana University – Bloomington is among the most successful schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years58%
Graduating in 5 Years16%
Graduating in 6 Years3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
  • Clinical Audiology (Au.D.) Program (more info)
  • Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
  • Counseling Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
  • Dietetics Program
  • English Language Program (more info)
  • Law Program (more info)
  • Music Program (more info)
  • Optometry (O.D.) Program (more info)
  • Optometry Technician Program
  • Graduate Level Public Health (Outside School of Public Health) Program (more info)
  • School Psychology (Ph.D.) Program (more info)
  • Speech-Language Pathology Program (more info)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)
  • Theatre Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Indiana University – Bloomington is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division I-A classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Big Ten Conference)
  • Basketball (Big Ten Conference)
  • Track and Field (Big Ten Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (Big Ten Conference)
  • Golf
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Wrestling

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences


Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Library Science

Mathematics and Statistics

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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