Indiana University, Bloomington (IU)

Bloomington, IN

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Indiana University, Bloomington

Indiana University, Bloomington Student Essentials

Indiana University, Bloomington Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Hoosiers
Nicknames: IU, IUB
Website: www.iub.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $8,433
Out-of-State Tuition: $28,449
Retention Rate: 90%
Enrollment: 41,723
Year Established: 1820

About IU

Indiana University at Bloomington delivers stellar academic programs, research opportunities, and cultural diversity. A world-class university in the Big Ten conference of schools, Indiana is a top choice for many students for its strong academics and rich student life. The Bloomington campus is one of two core campuses for the school, along with the Indianapolis campus.


By providing over 520 concentrations in bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, IU Bloomington offers students a well-rounded academic experience. With a long list of disciplines and concentrations, students have no trouble finding their niche. Master’s and doctoral degrees are offered in a wide range of studies, and research opportunities are encouraged to even undergraduate students.

Research at Indiana University, Bloomington is the foundation for its academic excellence. Every discipline has at least one center or institution dedicated to research and workshops in its field. Indiana University publishes its own magazine of articles, essays, and artwork of faculty and students.

Though IU Bloomington has an intensely academic-minded community, student life and enrichment are an important aspect of the college experience. Students can find student organizations on campus, a health and fitness center, support services such as childcare and career advising, an active student union, art galleries, theatre, and much more.

Student life is also made exciting by the many athletic programs on campus. The Hoosiers are a storied team in men’s basketball especially, but perform well in many other sports as well.

Tuition is significantly reduced for in-state residents, but all students may apply for financial aid to see if they are eligible. Contact the presitigious Indiana University for more details.

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IU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 10 Reviews

60% of students gave Indiana University, Bloomington 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Overall Rating

In deciding to come to Indiana University I knew it was going to be a new experience for me coming from such a small high school back home, but I knew it was the right choice for me because I wanted something different. I wanted to attend a university with countless opportunities to get involved and provide you with a plethora of resources that allow you to stay focused and receive any aid that you may need for any subject. I think college is a time for students to truly gain a sense of who they are in and outside the classroom. It teaches you time management, independence, study habits, and so much more. I recommend any student who is beginning their college search to first weigh all their options, then choose a school that truly fits them as a person and will help them grow into a young adult. Going to a school or university that is the right fit for you is detrimental in your success at that specific school and your overall college experience. It can make or break you. My biggest piece of advice is really do your research and think about what you want to do with your career and base your decision off of that. I know Indiana University is great fit for me because it was a new experience and place for me. Along with that they have a great science department which is truly important to me being a biology major. College is big step in a young persons life and a great experience that everyone who has the means and capabilities should be able to experience.


Alumnus - Grad Year 2003

Overall Rating

Bloomington is a great college town and IU is a top academic institution. Basketball is a way of life in Indiana and Tom Crean seems poised to return the program to greatness. I was enrolled in the Kelley School of Business, majoring in Finance and Accounting, and the classroom gave me the foundation for a successful career as a management consultant.


IU Map & Location

Indiana University, Bloomington
107 South Indiana Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47405


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Getting Around IU

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Bloomington, IN

Winter
Dec
41
24
Jan
37
20
Feb
42
23
Spring
Mar
53
32
Apr
64
42
May
74
52
Summer
Jun
82
62
Jul
85
65
Aug
85
64
Fall
Sep
78
55
Oct
66
44
Nov
54
35

IU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 31,626
Freshman Class 7,613
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 41,723

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 5%
  • Caucasian: 84%
  • Asian: 5%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 3%
African American 5%
Caucasian 84%
Asian 5%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 76%
Graduate 24%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%
Women 52%
Men 48%
International 10%
Domestic 90%

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