Freshman Applicants

A step-by-step application process for future freshmen

The application for students beginning their studies in fall 2017 will be available on August 1. We are no longer accepting applications for fall 2016. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Admissions at

Thank you for your interest in attending IU Bloomington. We review all applications for their individual merits and qualities—including yours!

We encourage students to apply as soon as possible in the fall of their senior year. November 1 is our early action deadline (non-binding) and scholarship deadline.

Ready to get started? Use the following step-by-step instructions to successfully submit your application to IU Bloomington. International applicants should visit the Office of International Services.

The next deadline is November 1.

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