Indiana University Bloomington

United States

Public University, Estd. in 1860

Updated on - March 29th 2020 by Piyush Bhartiya


Indiana University Bloomington Facts

Facts about Indiana University

  • Purdue University Campus was among the 30 best known – historically black colleges and universities for minorities in the US.
  • They offer the first school of Philanthropy in the whole world.
  • The university features for top 20 innovative schools.
  • The names of the other seven regional campuses are Indiana University East, Indiana University Fort Wayne, Indiana University Kokomo, Indiana University Northwest, Indiana University South Bend, Indiana University South East, Indiana University – Purdue University Columbus.
  • It was ranked 47th in Washington Monthly at the national level.

Indiana University Highlights

Established in


QS Ranking


Total International Students


Size of Campus

1,937 acres


USD 1 billion

No.of Campuses


Acceptance Rate

79% (Bloomington)



107 S Indiana Ave, Bloomington, IN 47405, United States

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About Indiana University Bloomington

Indiana University

Indiana University Overview

About Indiana University

Indiana University is a public research university situated in Bloomington, Indiana, US. It holds almost 40,000 students and established in the year of 1820. It is a public Ivy university and consistently ranks in the top 100 national universities in the US. 55% of the students in this university are from Indiana itself. The popular courses offered are IT, computers, business, law, and education.

Indiana University Campus

There are nine campuses of this university. It includes abundant green spaces and historic buildings dating back to the late 19th century.  It has two core campuses and three regional campuses. The major ones are situated in Bloomington and Purdue. Both campuses have a high number of students coming in every year. The old crescent is one of the oldest buildings situated in the Bloomington Campus.

Indiana University Rankings

  • Indiana University – Purdue University is ranked among the top 200 national universities and 7th for up and coming school.
  • It is ranked #194 in the National University Ranking for U.S. News and World Report 2019.
  • Indiana University – Bloomington Campus’s chemistry program is ranked 24th in the United States and 5th in Analytical Chemistry according to U.S. News and World Report 2016.
  • ARWU ranks Indiana University – Bloomington Campus 101 – 150 in the world.
  • Indiana University – Purdue University was designated a 2014 military-friendly school by Victoria Media Inc.

Indiana University Acceptance Rate

Indiana University – Purdue University has an acceptance rate of 74%. Indiana University – Bloomington Campus has an acceptance rate of 79%. Both campuses have an average acceptance rate; hence, many students take admission here. Students need to give their best in the university entrance tests to get into this university. A good SOP and interview can help you get a seat at Indiana University.

Indiana University Students

There are around 43,000 students in the Bloomington campus and 30,000 students at Purdue University. Indiana Memorial Union is the second-largest student union in the world. There are stores, restaurants, and an eight-story tower for student activities. IMU is situated on the Bloomington campus and is home to 1000 student organizations. They also have an outstanding collection of arts, and it is the most extensive public collection outside of the museum.

Indiana University Faculty

Bloomington Campus has 1,823 full-time academic staff, and Purdue campus has around 2,500 academic staff.  It leads the Big Ten public universities in the number of faculty positions. The maximum number of faculty is white, like the student body in the Bloomington Campus. The faculty provide excellent support to their students to solve their issues. They are also known to provide quality education.

Indiana University Achievements and Rewards

Purdue University was listed “with distinction” in the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Indiana University – Purdue University for 13 consecutive years, U.S. News has highlighted IUPUI for offering programs to ensure a positive collegiate experience for undergraduates. They also received Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT into Diversity magazine. IUPUI has received a silver rating by the Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education for good sustainability. The university also gives away medals to students popularly called University Medal and Indiana University President’s Medal for Excellence.

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