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#2 Best Public Universities in Indiana

Indiana University Bloomington

Bloomington, Indiana

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Overview

Student Population
43,503
Indiana University Bloomington overview
Location Bloomington, Indiana
Online iub.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
Indiana University Bloomington overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Bloomington, Indiana, Indiana University Bloomington is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 42,902 prospective students applied, and 33,425 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 8,291 enrolled in the school.  38,311 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,192 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $9,575 plus fees of $1,372. IU is ranked 176 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

8/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes
9/10
Value

IU is rated within the top 29% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Indiana University Bloomington within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1150/1360
ACT 24/31
GPA 3.62
Applications Accepted
77.9% 
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Indiana Resident Tuition
$9,575
In State Costs for Indiana University Bloomington
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,110
Other Fees$1,372
Room and Board $10,830
Budget for Other Expenses$2,770
Total One Year Cost$25,657
Out of State Resident Tuition
$35,140
Out of State Costs for Indiana University Bloomington
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,110
Other Fees$1,372
Room and Board $10,830
Budget for Other Expenses$2,770
Total One Year Cost$51,222

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$56,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
72% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Indiana University Bloomington students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 21%
Communication 10%
Social Sciences 8%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 8%
Education 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=151351 IPEDS survey data for Indiana University Bloomington.

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