IU South Bend, IUSB

Indiana University-South Bend

1700 Mishawaka Avenue, South Bend, United States
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  • Class Notes
    2
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    2
  • Currently Enrolled
    19
  • Previously Enrolled
    54

Overview of Indiana University-South Bend (IU South Bend, IUSB)

About this school

IUSB, founded in 1922, is a public, comprehensive institution. Programs are offered through the Divisions of Arts and Sciences, Business and Economics, Continuing Education, Education, Labor Studies, Music, and Public and Environmental Affairs and the Schools of Dentistry, Library and Information Science, Nursing, and Technology. Its 73-acre campus is located east of downtown South Bend.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:4,876
    • Men:1,862 (38.2%)
    • Women:3,014 (61.8%)

Location

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Admission Information (IU South Bend, IUSB)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Indiana University South Bend 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
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
7
-

Examinations Required


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

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1700 Mishawaka Avenue
City, State, Zip
South Bend, IN  46615
Phone
(574) 520-4839
Fax
(574) 520-4834
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
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
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
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
78% of 2,580 applicants were admitted
Women
78% of 1,637 applicants were admitted
Men
77% of 943 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,319 (66%) of 2,005 admitted students enrolled
Women
818 (64%) of 1,281 admitted students enrolled
Men
501 (69%) of 724 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.13
375 And Above
12%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
28%
2.00 - 2.49
12%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
509 average |460-550 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
10%
• Score 500 - 600
45%
• Score 400 - 500
40%
• Score 300 - 400
4%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
524 average |470-570 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
15%
• Score 500 - 600
45%
• Score 400 - 500
36%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |18-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
24%
• Score 18 - 23
53%
• Score 12 - 17
20%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (IU South Bend, IUSB)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,344|Out-of-state: $19,400
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


Indiana University South Bend accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 10
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning May 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001816
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
779 (90.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
620 (79.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
580 (93.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
99 (17.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$8,201
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 520 (89.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,242
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 285 (49.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,888
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 66 (11.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
98 (11.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,794

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,235 (85.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,714 (83.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,577 (95.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
403 (15.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$8,881
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,233 (86.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,297
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,567 (60.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,720
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 239 (9.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
295 (7.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,203

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
74%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$25,780
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
2.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

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
$1,973

Academics & Instruction (IU South Bend, IUSB)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


258

Part-Time Faculty


195

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


44%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 10% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 30% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 34% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 15% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 8% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% 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: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 34% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 52% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
50-59
# 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
864,823

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
780
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


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

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


65.7%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


9.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


22.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


29.6%

Programs & Majors (IU South Bend, IUSB)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (53)


  • Actuarial Science
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Informatics
  • Labor Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Liberal arts/general studies

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Science in Accounting, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Liberal Studies, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (17)


  • Accounting
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art Education
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Music
  • Nursing--General
  • Public Affairs
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education

Campus Life (IU South Bend, IUSB)

Location & Geography

Population


100,886

Nearest Metropolitan Area


104 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Chicago

Weather


Temperature
16.1 average low in January, 79.5 average high in September
Rain
132 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
60 mile(s) from campus in Chicago
Nearest Bus Station
South Bend
Nearest Train Station
South Bend

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


8% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


92%

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
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Titan
School Colors
Red, white, and black

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, racquetball, softball, table tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Indiana University South Bend offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


3,767

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
4,876
Women
3,014
Men
1,862

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.7% Asian
  • 8.1% Black/African-American
  • 11.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 73.3% White
  • 0.7% Unknown

International Students


3.0% from 43 countries

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


509

Student Resources (IU South Bend, IUSB)

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