Indiana University-South Bend

South Bend, IN, USA
3.70 Average Rating

Indiana University-South Bend is a public university and regional campus of Indiana University Bloomington. The school operates a main campus in South Bend, an education center in Elkhart, and offers online classes. IU South Bend provides opportunities for students to study abroad in many countries, including in Greece, Belize, Italy, and Costa Rica. Top fields of study include business, nursing, and elementary education.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
82%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 15, 2019
Other April 1, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
96%
Out-Of-State Students
2%
19%
Submitting ACT
90%
Submitting SAT
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
5,214
Total Number of Undergrads
4,707
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
40%
20-39 Students
49%
40-99 Students
9%
0
100
9%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
30%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$8,331
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$7,344
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$19,400
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$8,850
Books and Supplies
$1176

Aid & Grants

0
100
67%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
71%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,836
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
71%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,659
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$2,216

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
47%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$5,222
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$23,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$250
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
37%
63%
Student Organizations
90
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
8%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Titans
School Colors
Red/Black/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
South Bend
Elkhart
Chicago
Indianapolis
Benton Harbor
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$34,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.70 Average Rating
It is a school where you will find plenty of friends quickly because of the vast majority of students. This is even easier for people that grew up in the area because you will see others that you know. All of the people that I know who have attended IUSB have said it was a great experience and education.
Muris from Mishawaka, IN
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 it's super easy to join groups.
Humberto from Goshen, IN
It is a safe, clean, and rather nice campus with plenty of spots to study or hang out with friends. Almost all of my professors are helpful and great teachers, and the friends I've made so far are some of the best I've ever had. It's certainly not perfect, but I'm proud to be a Titan!
Kristin from South Bend, IN
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. I went in thinking I would want to transfer after my first year, but I will be finishing my degree at IU South Bend, and wouldn't trade my experience here for anything.
Jordyn from Elkhart, IN
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.
Ariel from Mishawaka, IN

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