|Admission Standards||Very High|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
Can I get into IU? The school has a 76% acceptance rate. Last year, 31,878 out of 41,939 applicants were admitted making Indiana University Bloomington an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 22 percent. Indiana University Bloomington typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||620|
|SAT Math 25th||590|
|SAT Composite 25th||1210|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||700|
|SAT Math 75th||710|
|SAT Composite 75th||1410|
|Estimated Average SAT||1310|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Indiana University Bloomington?
Indiana University Bloomington typically requires applicants to be in the top 23 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1210 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1110. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1310 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 67 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1410 and Above||Good||>84%|
|1310 to 1410||Avg +||76%-84%|
|1210 to 1310||Avg -||65%-76%|
|1110 to 1210||Reach||52%-65%|
|Less than 1110||Low||<52%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||24|
|ACT Math 25th||24|
|ACT Composite 25th||25|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||32|
|ACT Math 75th||30|
|ACT Composite 75th||31|
|Estimated Average ACT||28|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into IU?
Admission data indicates that IU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 67 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Indiana University Bloomington.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|31 and Above||Good||>84%|
|28 to 31||Avg +||76%-84%|
|25 to 28||Avg -||65%-76%|
|22 to 25||Reach||52%-65%|
|Less than 22||Low||<52%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Indiana University Bloomington. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Indiana University Bloomington was 3.62 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.62 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as IU accepts 76% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||21%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||19%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||12%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||4%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
70% of Indiana University Bloomington freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||35%|
|Top 25% of class||70%|
|Top 50% of class||95%|
|Bottom 50% of class||5%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||24%||27%||25%|
What are the requirements for admission to Indiana University Bloomington and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=151351 IPEDS survey data for Indiana University Bloomington.