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.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
32,986
Undergraduates
16,526
Men - 50.1%
16,461
Women - 49.9%
10,078
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
80% of 44,129 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.75
SAT Math
621 average
560-680 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
616 average
560-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27 average
24-31 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,187
Out-of-state: $52,566
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,221
Out-of-state: $37,600
Room and Board
$11,206
Average Percent of Need Met
70%
Average Freshman Award
$14,639
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,815
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
2,156
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
11%
10-19
24%
20-29
27%
30-39
11%
40-49
9%
50-99
12%
Over 100
6%
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Bloomington Population
85,603
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Indianapolis
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
27% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Sororities
20.7% of women participate
Fraternities
21% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
7.8%
Black/African-American
4.9%
Hispanic/Latino
8.3%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
5.4%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
73.2%
Unknown
0.3%
International Students
6.1% from 140 countries
First-Year Students Returning
91.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
68.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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