Indiana University Bloomington

Bloomington, IN

Indiana University Bloomington, founded in 1820, is a public, comprehensive institution. The most common reasons for students choosing IU over other similar schools are the reputation of its academic programs, flexibility in curricula, especially for exploratory students, a smorgasbord of academic and extracurricular opportunities, access to faculty and current technology, beauty of campus; an institutional philosophy of personal attention, a friendly and diverse college town and the promise of a true college experience. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences; the Division of Allied Health Sciences; and the Schools of Business, Education, Dentistry, Health/Physical Education/Recreation, Music, Nursing, Optometry, Public and Environmental Affairs, and Social Work. Its 1,878-acre campus is located in the city of Bloomington, 45 miles from Indianapolis.

Website: www.iub.edu/

Public
Co-ed
33,301
Undergraduate
Students
(49.7%) 16,549 Women
(50.3%) 16,752 Men
10,202
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
77% of 44,169 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.72
SAT Math
570-690 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
620 average
580-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28 average
24-31 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $24,779
Out-of-state: $49,554
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,681
Out-of-state: $35,456
Room and Board
$10,466
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Freshman Award
$14,209
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,352
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
2,156
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 24% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 6% of classes
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Campus Life

Bloomington Population
82,575
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Indianapolis
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
37% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
 
Sororities
20.4% of women participate
Fraternities
23% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.4% Asian
5.0% Black/African-American
7.1% Hispanic/Latino
4.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.1% White
0.2% Unknown
International Students
9.5% from 115 countries
First-Year Students Returning
90.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
64.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 4  
Science 3  
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies 3  
History    
Academic Electives 2  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required April 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only Recommended
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
107 South Indiana Avenue
City, State, Zip
Bloomington, IN 47405-7000
Phone
(812) 855-0661
Fax
(812) 855-1871
E-mail
iuadmit@indiana.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$65
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
January 15

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
77% of 44,169 applicants were admitted
Women
76% of 23,717 applicants were admitted
Men
78% of 20,452 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
8,771 (26%) of 33,970 admitted students enrolled
Women
4,359 (24%) of 17,974 admitted students enrolled
Men
4,418 (28%) of 15,996 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
2,835
Students Accepting Wait List Position
467
Students Admitted From Wait List
427

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.72
3.75 and Above
54%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
3%
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
570-690 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
22%
Score of 600 - 700
40%
Score of 500 - 600
35%
Score of 400 - 500
3%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
620 average
580-670 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
14%
Score of 600 - 700
51%
Score of 500 - 600
31%
Score of 400 - 500
3%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
28 average
24-31 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
37%
Score of 24 - 29
44%
Score of 18 - 23
18%
Score of 12 - 17
1%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 35%
Top quarter: 69%
Top half: 95%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $24,779
Out-of-state: $49,554
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,681
Out-of-state: $35,456
Room and Board
$10,466
Books and Supplies
$930
Other Expenses
$2,702
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@iupui.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001809
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
5,947 (72.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
3,569 (62.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,377 (94.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,060 (32.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$14,209
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,900 (86.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,806
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,891 (58.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,315
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 742 (22.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
2,135 (25.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,592

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
19,193 (58.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
13,225 (68.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
12,650 (96.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,623 (26.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$13,948
Need-Based Gift
Received by 10,623 (84.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,180
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 7,869 (63.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,286
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,375 (18.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
9,031 (31.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,683

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
44%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,352
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
5.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,934
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Animal Behavior and Ethology
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Astronomy
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, Other
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Ballet
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Cognitive Science
  • Community Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Education, Other
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Epidemiology
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Folklore Studies
  • French Language and Literature
  • Game and Interactive Media Design
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Informatics
  • Interior Design
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International Relations and National Security Studies, Other
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Labor Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Microbiology, General
  • Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, Other
  • Musical Theatre
  • Neuroscience
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Portuguese Language and Literature
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health, Other
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Research and Experimental Psychology, Other
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • South Asian Studies
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Statistics, General
  • Structural Biology
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
  • Ural-Altaic and Central Asian Studies
  • Vision Science/Physiological Optics
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Computer and information sciences, Parks and recreation, Public administration and social services
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
2,156
Part-Time Faculty
339
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
76%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 24% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 6% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 34% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 41% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
6,473,288
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
2150
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Public Affairs, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Information Science, Master of Environment and Sustainability, Master of Library Science, Master of Arts in Arts Administration, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science in Environmental Science

Master's Programs of Study

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Asian Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Classics
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Education--General
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Psychology
  • English
  • Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Geochemistry
  • Geophysics
  • Geosciences
  • Health Promotion
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages
  • History
  • History of Medicine
  • History of Science and Technology
  • Hydrogeology
  • Information Science
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Library Science
  • Linguistics
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mineralogy
  • Near and Middle Eastern Languages
  • Optometry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science
  • Portuguese
  • Religion
  • Rhetoric
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Slavic Languages
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sports Management
  • Writing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Optometry, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Asian Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Classics
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Education--General
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Psychology
  • English
  • Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Geochemistry
  • Geography
  • Geophysics
  • Geosciences
  • Health Promotion
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages
  • History
  • History of Medicine
  • History of Science and Technology
  • Hydrogeology
  • Information Science
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Library Science
  • Linguistics
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mineralogy
  • Near and Middle Eastern Languages
  • Optometry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science
  • Portuguese
  • Religion
  • Rhetoric
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Slavic Languages
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sports Management
  • Writing

Location and Setting


Bloomington Population
82,575
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Indianapolis
Campus Size
1,939 acres

Weather

Temperature
17.2 average low in January, 82.7 average high in September
Rain
 

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
Bloomington
Nearest Train Station
50 mile(s) from campus in Indianapolis

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
37% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
 
School Colors
Cream and crimson

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Field Hockey x      
Football     x x
Golf x x x x
Rowing x x    
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Water Polo x x    
Wrestling     x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey x  
Football    
Golf x x
Rowing x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Water Polo x x
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey    
Football x x
Golf x x
Rowing    
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Water Polo    
Wrestling x x
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, union board, student association, student foundation, habitat for humanity, student athletic board
Sororities
20.4% of women participate
Fraternities
23% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
33,301
Women
16,549 (49.7%)
Men
16,752 (50.3%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
32,109
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.4% Asian
5.0% Black/African-American
7.1% Hispanic/Latino
4.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.1% White
0.2% Unknown
International Students.
9.5% from 115 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
10,202

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
90.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
64.0%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
75.5%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
77.3%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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