Founded in 1820, IU Bloomington is the flagship campus of Indiana University's eight statewide campuses. The Bloomington campus attracts students and scholars from a round the globe who want a classic college experience: great traditions, a gorgeous campus, international culture, Big Ten sports, and a vibrant academic climate.
Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of IU Bloomington and its world-class contributions in research and the arts. IUB nurtures bright minds with an exceptional support network and breadth of programs. Undergraduates can choose from more than 200 majors and 330 degree programs, and graduate students can pursue more than 190 master’s, doctoral, and professional degrees.
IU Bloomington is known for its excellent technology infrastructure and support, outstanding freshman programs and residential learning communities, and highly ranked academic programs and schools, including the Kelley School of Business, the School of Education, the Maurer School of Law, and the Jacobs School of Music. The campus is home to more than 2,000 faculty from around the globe who are recognized worldwide for their research, accomplishments, publications, and performances.
The Bloomington campus offers endless opportunities for academic exploration and growth, community involvement, and an active and engaged student life. Students can participate in the annual IU Dance Marathon to benefit Riley Hospital for Children or raise funds to provide university scholarshops by riding in the the Little 500, the largest collegiate bike race in the nation. Basketball, concerts, art galleries, bowling at the Indiana Memorial Union, stage performances—whatever your interest, you can pursue it on campus.