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A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    A+
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A+
  7. Professors
    A+
  8. Location
    A
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    A-
  11. Student Life
    A+
  12. Safety
    C
Indiana University - Bloomington is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Big Ten Conference
Address
107 S. Indiana Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405

Indiana University - Bloomington Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
79%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1060-1290
ACT Range
24-30
Application Fee
$65
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
No

Cost

Net Price
$12,621/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $5,470/ year
  • $30-48k
    $6,901/ year
  • $49-75k
    $12,796/ year
  • $76-110k
    $19,209/ year
  • $110k+
    $21,799/ year
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Academics

Professors
A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.236 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.245 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.246 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
32,005Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
19%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 155 responses
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  • Work hard, party hard
    30%
  • Diverse
    26%
  • Work hard, party hard and diverse
    15%
  • Hoosier
    10%
  • Work hard, party harder
    9%
  • Party hard
    4%
  • Fun loving
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
62%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.327 responses
Poll
75%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.374 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 175 responses
Report
  • INDIANA HOOOOOOSIERS
    23%
  • HOO HOO HOO HOOSIERS
    19%
  • Opportunity
    16%
  • Work Hard, Party Hard
    15%
  • You'll get it when you because a hoosier.
    9%
  • Big
    5%
  • Competitive and relevant
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
76%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.183 responses
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Indiana University - Bloomington Reviews

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Indiana Universities campus gives you the feeling of living in a small city. It's still small enough to see friends around campus, but big enough to give students the sense of freedom every young adult is looking for when leaving home for the first time. With that, the architecture is beautiful. The hilly streets and tree covered parks add to the breath taking sights as well. It has a great variety of majors, including some of the highest ranked schools in the nation: Kelly, Jacobs, and a few others. Indiana University also includes a number of outstanding graduate programs that have been ranked among the best in the United States. On top of the outstanding scenery and large variety of academics, Indiana University also offers tons of great social groups. This includes a very large Greek life community and practically any club you can think of. Overall, Indiana University will give you a great College Experience!
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Bloomington, sometimes referred to as the most beautiful campus in the world, is an overall excellent university. They offer almost any major one could imagine, and if not there is a program where you can create your own! The athletics are one of a kind, with one of the most invested fan bases in the US. Bloomington is one of the best college towns, offering a wide variety of restaurants and bars near campus. Dorms and housing are similar to any campus, there are pricy options with hotel status housing, and economic housing that's much more affordable. Whatever option you choose, you are sure to become a family and make friends. Overall, this campus ranks high on all levels, from academics to athletics.
Indiana University - Bloomington is a spectacular university, posing many advantages to bettering yourself for the post education world. There are many things one could say this university has as a benefit, but the one aspect that really sticks out to me is the atmosphere. The atmosphere at Indiana University is unparalleled. Their is such a vast amount of diversity when it comes to the area, which is tremendous advantage for any university. It is hard to say anything bad about Indiana University - Bloomington!