Freshman Applicants

A step-by-step application process for future freshmen

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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