About Indiana University Bloomington
On Campus Housing
Indiana University Bloomington is a public research institution established in the year 1820 in Bloomington, Indiana, United States. The university is committed to meeting the changing instructive and research needs of the country, and the world. Innovation, creativity, and educational freedom are the trademarks of world-class offerings in research and the arts.
The foundation for the University was laid down on January 22, 1820, and was known as the "State Seminary" until 1828. "State Seminary" became Indiana College in 1828, which later became Indiana University in 1838. The School of law, which is now known as IU Maurier school of Law, was established in 1842. The School of Medicine was established in 1903 followed by the establishment of The Graduate School in 1904. Michael A. McRobbie became the 18th IU President in 2007. Herman B. Wells, who served as the President and later chancellor of the institute, helped in upgrading the University's position in research, the arts, and international studies.
Building on two centuries of notable achievements in education, research, and the arts, the university has established a mission to keep IU on the course of importance in the third century. Its mission is to generate, distribute, conserve, and apply knowledge. It does so through its engagements to forefront research, scholarship, arts, and creative activity, to challenging and inspired undergraduate, graduate, professional, and to significant participation outside the classroom.
The university is recognized and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commissions (HLC) to offer various degree programs on-campus and online.
Some of the ranking according to the U.S.News and world report are given below
- It ranks 1st in Nonprofit Management Graduate Program.
- It ranks 1st in Environmental Policy and Management Graduate Program.
- It ranks 2nd in Social Psychology Graduate Program.
- It ranks 2nd in the Online MBA Program.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Net Price refers to the total cost of attending the institution when financial grants, scholarships, and so on are taken into consideration.
As evident from the data above, the total one year cost of attendance is $24779. This includes tuition cost, cost of books and supplies, room and board cost, and so on. The average annual cost of tuition is $9342. Books and supplies can cost upto $930.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$70,094 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $10,830 per year for living on campus. The students at Indiana University-Bloomington have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $3,500 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 51% male and 49% female students enrolled at the university.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The university provides several types of financial aids. The type and amount you will receive depend on the many factors including academic merit and financial requirement.
The FAFSA form must be submitted as the initial step of applying for financial aid. Indiana University Bloomington federal school code is 001809.
The Federal-Aid includes Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and Federal Loans such as Direct PLUS Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, and so on.
The State Aid provided includes Frank O’Bannon Grant, Evan Bayh 21st Century Scholars Program, and Child of Deceased or Disabled Veteran Grant.
The Institutional Aid covered by the university includes Promise Grant, Provost's Scholarship, Pathways Scholarship Program, The School of Education Direct Admit Scholars Program and so on.
The Military Aid provided includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill and Tuition Assistance Program.