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Indiana University-South Bend Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

8,490 Students

78% Admitted

  • 5,385 full time
  • 3,919 part time
  • 3,310 men full time
  • 2,754 women full time
  • 2,441 applied
  • 1,725 admitted
  • 986 enrolled

4,876 Undergraduates

$6,478 Tuition/Year

  • 800 Graduates
  • 1,340 Non-Degree
  • $6,478 in state
  • $595 fees
  • $9,034 room & board
  • $1,176 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Great Lakes Mid-size city
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Ariel from Mishawaka, IN
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  • Reasonably priced and decent education for community college. Don't have great advisers for scheduling classes and planning your future. Great professors for the most part.…

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  • Jordyn from Elkhart, IN
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  • Indiana University-South Bend's Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts is way underestimated. The professors are very qualified to teach their area of expertise and very easy to learn from.…

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  • Humberto from Goshen, IN
  • 0
  • Very nice location and the professors are all very nice and willing to help. Contact with the professors is very efficient and they answer very quickly. Other students are extremely friendly and…

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Mission Statement

Indiana University South Bend is the comprehensive undergraduate and graduate regional campus of Indiana University that is committed to serving north central Indiana and southwestern Michigan. Its mission is to create, disseminate, preserve, and apply knowledge. The campus is committed to excellence in teaching, learning, research, and creative activity; to strong liberal arts and sciences programs and professional disciplines; to acclaimed programs in the arts and nursing/health professions; and to diversity, civic engagement and a global perspective.

IU South Bend supports student learning, access and success for a diverse residential and non-residential student body that includes underrepresented and international students. The campus fosters student-faculty collaboration in research and learning. Committed to the economic development of its region and state, Indiana University South Bend meets the changing educational and research needs of the community and serves as a vibrant cultural resource.

Indiana University-South Bend
  • Located in South Bend, IN
  • Public
  • 8,490 students enrolled
  • 78% admitted
  • $6,478 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Stephanie from Elkhart, IN
  • I am a current student here

    The campus size is perfect, not too big and not too small. It is so close to Mishawaka that it is an easy drive to the mall and other stores.

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  • 5
  • Tori from South Bend, IN
  • I am a current student here

    I graduated from IU South Bend with my BA in Sociology and now am pursuing my Master's in Social Work (MSW). I have enjoyed all of my time as a student here; however, as a student I have involved myself on campus through student clubs and groups, studying abroad, internships, and working as an RA in student housing. I challenege other current and prospective students to pursue every opportunity available to them through IU as it can only help to broaden their perspective and worldview (and it looks good on their resume, too).

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  • 1
  • Michael from Walkerton, IN
  • I am a current student here

    IUSB won't give you a campus experience like other bigger colleges. There isn't much to do as far as on campus activities.

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  • 4
  • Katelyn from Nappanee, IN
  • I am a current student here

    I love going to IUSB because of the small campus and class sizes. I love this because I don't get lost in the crowd, like many of my friends are experiencing at other colleges. Even though I don't live on campus, I have gained many friends because many of the students are in the same classes together. They also have a great (free!) work out center, The Student Activity Center that has pool tables, basketball courts, and a gym. This is a great place to hang out and meet new people.

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