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Indiana University - South Bend Overview

Indiana University - South Bend is a public institution situated in South Bend, Indiana. The city atmosphere of South Bend makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Indiana University - South Bend Known For?

849 Undergraduate Awards
$23,904 Avg Cost After Aid
78% Acceptance Rate
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Indiana University - South Bend.
  • In 2017-2018, 58% of the faculty were full-time.

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Indiana University - South Bend Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Indiana University - South Bend.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#39 Most Popular General Business/Commerce Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#160 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#160 Most Popular Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Indiana University - South Bend has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#22 Best General Business/Commerce Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#120 Highest Paid General Psychology Graduates College Factual

Where Is Indiana University - South Bend?

Location of Indiana University - South Bend

Contact details for Indiana University - South Bend are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1700 Mishawaka Ave, South Bend, IN 46615-7111
Phone: 574-520-4872
Website: https://iusb.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IUSouthBend
Twitter: https://twitter.com/IUSouthBend

How Do I Get Into Indiana University - South Bend?

You can apply to Indiana University - South Bend online at: https://sisjee.iu.edu/sisad-prd/p/Guest.do?methodToCall=start&inst=IUSBA&career=UGRD

Admission Requirements for Indiana University - South Bend

Submission Required?
High School GPA recommended
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Indiana University - South Bend?

78% Acceptance Rate
64% Of Accepted Are Women
83% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 78%, Indiana University - South Bend may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 36% of accepted students are men and 64% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 77%, and the acceptance rate for women is 78%.

Average Test Scores

About 83% of students accepted to Indiana University - South Bend submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 570. Math scores were between 460 and 550.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Indiana University - South Bend  ( 470 to 570 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Indiana University - South Bend  ( 460 to 550 )
200
800
Indiana University - South Bend received ACT scores from 29% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 23. Math scores were between 17 and 23. Composite scores were between 18 and 24.

ACT English Scores for Indiana University - South Bend  ( 16 to 23 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Indiana University - South Bend  ( 17 to 23 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Indiana University - South Bend  ( 18 to 24 )
1
36

Can I Afford Indiana University - South Bend?

$23,904 Net Price
46% Take Out Loans
8.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Indiana University - South Bend is $23,904. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Indiana University - South Bend, approximately 46% of students took out student loans averaging $5,220 a year. That adds up to $20,880 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Indiana University - South Bend is 8.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Indiana University - South Bend Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,481 Full-Time Undergraduates
64% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,551 undergraduate students at Indiana University - South Bend, with 3,481 being full-time and 1,070 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Indiana University - South Bend

There are also 541 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,481 full-time undergraduates at Indiana University - South Bend, 36% are male and 64% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Indiana University - South Bend

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Indiana University - South Bend students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Indiana University - South Bend Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 54
Black or African American 261
Hispanic or Latino 518
White 2,341
International Students 92
Other Races/Ethnicities 215

Geographic Diversity

Indiana students aren't the only ones who study at Indiana University - South Bend. At this time, 3 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 138 countries are represented at Indiana University - South Bend. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Indiana University - South Bend

334 Took All Classes Online
2,422 Took At Least One Class Online
16.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 5 bachelor’s degree and 6 master’s degree programs available online at Indiana University - South Bend. In 2017-2018, 2,422 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Indiana University - South Bend has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 33rd most popular in Indiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Indiana University - South Bend

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Indiana University - South Bend was 16.5%. This is the #1,018 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Indiana University - South Bend regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Indiana University - South Bend majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Allied Health Professions 34%
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 19%
Business, Management & Marketing 3%
Chemistry 75%
Education 5%
General Biology 23%
Health Professions 5%
Mathematics & Statistics 70%
Physical Sciences 73%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Indiana University - South Bend ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Indiana University - South Bend.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nursing #201
Health Professions #337

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Indiana University - South Bend Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
General Business/Commerce 0 0 160 3 25 188
Nursing 0 0 84 0 16 100
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 3 83 0 4 90
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 53 0 0 53
Social Work 0 0 49 0 0 49
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 37 0 2 39
General Psychology 0 0 33 0 0 33
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 32 0 0 32
Allied Health Professions 0 15 14 0 0 29
General Biology 0 0 26 0 0 26
General English Literature 0 0 18 0 7 25
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 25 0 0 25
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 23 0 0 23
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 22 0 0 22
Dental Support Services 0 0 19 0 0 19
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 17 0 0 17
Computer Science 0 0 13 0 0 13
Student Counseling 0 0 0 0 12 12
Special Education 0 0 4 0 7 11
Public Administration 0 0 0 0 11 11
Educational Administration 0 0 0 0 9 9
Legal Support Services 8 0 0 0 0 8
Applied Mathematics 0 0 8 0 0 8
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 8 0 0 8
Music 0 0 6 0 2 8
Romance Languages 0 0 7 0 0 7
Physics 0 0 7 0 0 7
Accounting 0 0 0 0 6 6
Computer Information Systems 0 0 6 0 0 6
Computer Programming 6 0 0 0 0 6
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 6 0 0 6
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 6 0 0 6
Political Science & Government 0 0 6 0 0 6
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 5 0 0 5
History 0 0 5 0 0 5
Mathematics & Computer Science 0 0 0 0 5 5
Anthropology 0 0 5 0 0 5
Sociology 0 0 5 0 0 5
Public Health 0 0 4 0 0 4
Chemistry 0 0 4 0 0 4
Ethnic Studies 0 0 3 0 0 3
Economics 0 0 3 0 0 3
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 2 0 0 2
Mathematics 0 0 2 0 0 2
Multicultural & Diversity Studies 2 0 0 0 0 2
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 2 0 0 0 0 2
Human Resource Management 0 1 0 0 0 1
Germanic Languages 0 0 1 0 0 1
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 1 0 0 1
Sustainability Science 0 0 0 1 0 1
Other Education 0 0 0 0 0 0
Writing Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0
Philosophy 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 18 19 812 4 106 959

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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