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Indiana University-South Bend Stats, Info and Facts

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8,490 students

71% admitted

  • 4,571 full time
  • 3,919 part time
  • 3,310 men full time
  • 2,754 women full time
  • 2,441 applied
  • 1,725 admitted
  • 986 enrolled

7,737 Undergraduates

$6,227 tuition/year

  • 800 Graduates
  • 1,340 Non-Degree
  • $6,227 in state
  • $589 fees
  • $8,478 room & board
  • $1,300 books
  • (Based on stats from 2013/2014)

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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
  • Sarah from South Bend, IN
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  • the facility at iusb has been very helpful, there are some fantastic teachers there who are very knowledgeable. i like that the college is close to home. the campus is…

  • Feb-04-2012 Read More
  • Leonardo from Warsaw, IN
  • 0
  • its a good school, you get the benefits of an iu degree in a smaller setting. i enjoy my professors and classes. i really didn't have much luck with my…

  • Feb-23-2012 Read More
  • Kala from Elkhart, IN
  • 0
  • this college had the best prerequisite courses that really teach students how important college is. they have awesome homecoming events! i believe that any person who is looking for a…

  • Mar-02-2012 Read More
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.


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Stephanie from Elkhart, IN
  • Dec-08-2011 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
  • Sep-15-2011 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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  • Michael from Walkerton, IN
  • Oct-13-2010 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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  • Katelyn from Nappanee, IN
  • Aug-01-2009 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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