Second Degree & Visiting Applicants

Earn your second baccalaureate degree at IU Bloomington

Maybe you earned your first degree years ago, and you’re ready to change career paths. Or maybe you earned your first degree at a professional school, and now you’re interested in getting a liberal arts degree from the College of Arts and Sciences—the largest and oldest academic division of Indiana University.

If you are thinking about enrolling at IU Bloomington for a second undergraduate degree, you’ll want to contact your school of interest before you complete our application.

Some schools do not accept second degree candidates, and others have varying policies related to obtaining a second degree.

If you are admitted as a second degree candidate, your next step will be to register for classes. In order to do so, you will need to contact your academic department to make an advising appointment.

Take an undergraduate class at IU as a visiting student

If you’re interested in taking a summer class in Bloomington, rounding out your career skills, or just interested in learning something new, visit University Division.

They can help you take a class at IU as a visiting student. (You should know: visiting students are sometimes referred to as nondegree students!)

Once you have submitted your visiting/nondegree application and your application has been approved, you can register for a class online through One.IU.

Learn more at University Division

You can also consider taking a Lifelong Learning class. Please note that these courses are noncredit and do not count toward a degree program.

Learn more about Lifelong Learning at IUB

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