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Indiana University, Bloomington

Indiana

Best Engineering college in Indiana

Indiana, US

  • 107 S. Indiana Avenue, Bloomington, IN
  • (812) 855-4848

Fast Facts

Zip Code

47405

School Size

Medium

Tuition

$11,334 - $38,354

Affiliation

URA, Space Grant

Type of School

Public

Student Body Gender

Co-ed

Religious Affiliation

None

Scholarships For International Student

Yes

Conditional Admission

No

Top Programs

Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

Setting

City

Accreditation and Certification

HLC

Type of Housing

Sorority housing, Fraternity housing

Indiana University—Bloomington is a public institution that was founded in 1820. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 32,986 (fall 2020), its setting is city, and the campus size is 1,944 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Indiana University—Bloomington’s ranking in the 2022 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, #68. Its in-state tuition and fees are $11,334; out-of-state tuition and fees are $38,354.

No one quite knows what a “Hoosier” is, but a murky definition does not stop students at Indiana University— Bloomington from fiercely identifying with the term. The school’s sports teams are notorious competitors in the NCAA Division I Big Ten Conference, and, since Indiana University does not have a mascot, all teams are known simply as Hoosiers. There are more than 750 student organizations on campus, and more than 8,200 students go Greek in the school’s large community of fraternities and sororities. Freshmen must live on campus for at least two semesters, though there are some exceptions. The Midwestern college town of Bloomington, or B-town, as it is known to many, is home to a lively cultural scene. Arts and entertainment performances, such as the annual Lotus World Music & Arts Festival, take place year-round. Students can explore the surrounding area through the Indiana University Outdoor Adventures program, which coordinates hiking, whitewater rafting and rock climbing trips. Active students can compete in the annual Little 500, the largest collegiate bike race in the nation and a fundraiser for university scholarships, or spend 36 hours on their feet in the IU Dance Marathon, a fundraiser for Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis.

Among IU Bloomington’s many graduate-level programs are the highly ranked Kelley School of Business, School of Education and Maurer School of Law. Distinguished Indiana alumni include composer and songwriter Hoagy Carmichael, who penned “Georgia on My Mind;” screenwriter and producer Jeri Taylor, who wrote for “Star Trek;” and author Meg Cabot, who wrote “The Princess Diaries” series.