IU

Indiana University - Bloomington

107 S Indiana Ave, Bloomington, United States
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  • Total Documents
    4,311
  • Class Notes
    2,603
  • Textbook Notes
    439
  • Study Guides
    1,266
  • Currently Enrolled
    4,892
  • Previously Enrolled
    2,539

Overview of Indiana University - Bloomington (IU)

About this school

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/
  • Coeducational


    Co-ed

  • Graduate Students


    10,281

  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:33,429
    • Men:16,894 Men (50.5%)
    • Women:16,535 Women (49.5%)

Location

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Admission Information (IU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Indiana University Bloomington is 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

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
2
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
April 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Recommended
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
107 South Indiana Avenue
City, State, Zip
Bloomington, IN 47405-7000
Phone
(812) 855-0661
Fax
(812) 855-1871
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$65
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins January 15
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
Not reported

Application Form


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

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
76% of 41,939 applicants were admitted
Women
76% of 21,881 applicants were admitted
Men
76% of 20,058 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
8,771 (28%) of 31,878 admitted students enrolled
Women
4,269 (26%) of 16,607 admitted students enrolled
Men
4,502 (29%) of 15,271 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.72
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
626 average |570-680 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
20%
• Score 600 - 700
43%
• Score 500 - 600
33%
• Score 400 - 500
4%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
14%
• Score 600 - 700
50%
• Score 500 - 600
32%
• Score 400 - 500
4%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
28 average |25-31 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
36%
• Score 24 - 29
47%
• Score 18 - 23
16%
• Score 12 - 17
1%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (IU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $10,681|Out-of-state: $35,456 (100.0%)
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expenses: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Indiana University Bloomington accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001809
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
5,580 (72.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
3,498 (62.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,321 (94.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,089 (32.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$14,159
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,860 (86.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,629
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,939 (58.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,317
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 730 (22.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,919 (25.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,384

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
18,747 (58.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
13,183 (70.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
12,702 (96.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,359 (26.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
69%
Average Award
$13,500
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 10,761 (84.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,445
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 8,100 (63.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,472
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2,304 (18.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
10,179 (31.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,626

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
45%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$28,792
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
5.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips 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
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,967

Academics & Instruction (IU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


2,114

Part-Time Faculty


342

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


72%

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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

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
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
6,832,457
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 Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Indiana University Bloomington provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


91.3%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


62.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


74.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


77.3%

Programs & Majors (IU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (97)


  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Astronomy
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • 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
  • 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
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Folklore Studies
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Informatics
  • Interior Design
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Labor Studies
  • Latin Teacher Education
  • Linguistics
  • 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
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Portuguese Language and Literature
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health, Other
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • South Asian Studies
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Statistics, General
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
  • Ural-Altaic and Central Asian Studies
  • Vision Science/Physiological Optics

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

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


Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Parks and recreation, Communication/journalism

Online Degrees


Business administration

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Optometry, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Audiology, Doctor of Music, Doctor of Music Education, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Juridical Sciences

Master's Programs of Study (150)


  • African Studies
  • African-American Studies
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Artificial Intelligence/Robotics
  • Arts Administration
  • Asian Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biostatistics
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Classics
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Art and Design
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Database Systems
  • East European and Russian Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economic Development
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Policy
  • Educational Psychology
  • Elementary Education
  • Energy Management and Policy
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • Finance and Banking
  • Folklore
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Genetics
  • Geochemistry
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geosciences
  • German
  • Health Education
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages
  • History
  • History of Science and Technology
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Hydrogeology
  • Information Science
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • International Development
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Jewish Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Law
  • Leisure Studies
  • Library Science
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Media Studies
  • Medical Physics
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Mineralogy
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Music
  • Near and Middle Eastern Languages
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nutrition
  • Optometry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Organizational Management
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Plant Biology
  • Political Science
  • Portuguese
  • Public Administration
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • Recreation and Park Management
  • Religion
  • Rhetoric
  • Safety Engineering
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Slavic Languages
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Speech and Interpersonal Communication
  • Sports Management
  • Statistics
  • Sustainability Management
  • Telecommunications
  • Theater
  • Toxicology
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Western European Studies
  • Writing
  • Zoology

Campus Life (IU)

Location & Geography

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
-

Available Transportation


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 of College Housing


36% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


64%

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

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
-
School Colors
Cream and crimson

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
racquetball, softball, table tennis, track and field

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Indiana University Bloomington offers 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


20.6% of women participate

Fraternities


24% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


32,212

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
33,429
Women
16,535
Men
16,894

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 5.8% Asian
  • 5.0% Black/African-American
  • 6.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 77.7% White
  • 0.3% Unknown

International Students


10.7% from 120 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


10,281

Student Resources (IU)

Study resources