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Indiana University-Bloomington Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$19,734 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,750 tuition
$8,853 on campus room & board
$848 books
$1,283 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$41,184 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$30,200 tuition
$8,853 on campus room & board
$848 books
$1,283 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$8,369 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
70% of students receive aid
20% get federal aid ($4,465 avg)
16% get state aid ($6,014 avg)
45% get institn'l aid ($8,369 avg)
39% get loans ($7,127 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.22% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.37% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $10,950 51%
Federal Grant Aid $4,465 20%
Pell Grants $4,177 20%
Other Federal Grants $760 8%
Institution Grant Aid $8,369 45%
State Grant Aid $6,014 16%
Student Loans $7,127 39%
Federal Loans $5,461 39%
Other Loans $13,752 5%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 10
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
300 N Jordan Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405-1106
(812) 855-0661
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $273
Out of State $944


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Carlee from Larwill, IN
  • Jan-20-2015 I am a current student here

    While I think that this school should provide a lot more student aid, and that it's way to expensive, I do love this school. I feel as though I get a little bang for my buck, but not a lot. I would like to see a couple thousand knocked off the price. There are plenty of unnecessary costs that students are charged for.

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  • 4
  • Sarah from Indianapolis, IN
  • Sep-06-2014 I am a current student here

    If you are In-State and interested in Business or Music, IU cannot be beat. It is also relatively cheap for Out-of-State. It all depends on your career interests and what you want out of the school.

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  • 5
  • Kirstie from Granger, IN
  • Mar-29-2014 I am a current student here

    As an in-state school it is definitely the best bang for your buck. The music school is better than Juilliard and the Kelly school of business is one of the best in the nation. Besides the cost of books and tuition there isn't much you'll have to pay for once you are at Indiana University.

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  • 4
  • Ty
  • Jan-16-2014 I am a current student here

    I'd give it a 5, but IU is absolutely notorious for draining you of every bit of money you have. Don't believe me? Go here, and see what I mean.

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  • Shai from Bloomington, IN
  • Jan-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Pizza X has the best food deals and stay checked in on Eat Cheap Week to try what Bloom has to offer for little money. If you are interested in spending little and staying small, split something with a friend. Many clubs and organizations on campus provide free food, drinks, and deserts for showing up to discussions, resource help functions, and meetings. Even if you are only interested in making a organization appearance for the food, do it! More than likely the food is being provided so that you will come and you might see an interest develop. The Urban Outtfitters on Kirkwood has very very good sells so check that out. College Mall isn't very grand, but they have good deals as well.

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