Did You Know IU?

Get to know IU better

You’ve heard of Indiana University Bloomington. You might already know there's a pretty campus and a lot of basketball. You've got a few details—or maybe even a lot of details from some of the Hoosiers you know. But do you really know IU?

There’s so much to discover about Indiana University—and opportunities you haven’t even dreamed of. Get to know all the things that you can do as a Hoosier.

Live your best life

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WORDS APPEAR: You know you want to...

VIDEO: Students play chess. Two students talk at the student involvement fair.

WORDS APPEAR: Join a club.

VIDEO: Smiling students chat around a dining table.

WORDS APPEAR: Be part of a community.

VIDEO: IU cheerleaders wave pompons in front of a crowd holding thunder sticks. Students dance outside. Members of the Marching Hundred smile and wave. More students dance in the football stadium.

WORDS APPEAR: Be a Hoosier.

VIDEO: Cheering students wave thunder sticks as a student looks at the camera and points to their IU hat. The camera pans past the Herman B Wells statue on campus. An aerial view of the Indiana Memorial Union. Students dance on an outdoor stage in front of a crowd. Students clap at a concert while a group performs on stage. The Showalter Fountain and IU Auditorium. An aerial view of a festival in the Fine Arts Plaza.

WORDS APPEAR: Now you know IU.

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More than 750 student organizations. Big Ten competition in 24 sports (yeah, including basketball). Hundreds of music, theatre, and arts events. Traditions 200+ years in the making. You’ll have a chance to try new things, build friendships, and have the time of your life.

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Your passion becomes your future

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WORDS APPEAR: You want to know.

VIDEO: Students work at laptops in a classroom. A student looks through a microscope.

WORDS APPEAR: And experience.

VIDEO: A line of students wearing backpacks hikes a wooded trail lightly dusted with snow. Two students wearing safety goggles in a lab hook up equipment and light a bunsen burner.

WORDS APPEAR: Everything.

VIDEO: A performer in a colorful costume raises their arms on stage. Seated students clap in rhythm. Another performer in a flowy skirt dances.

WORDS APPEAR: The world has to offer.

VIDEO: Students play volleyball on a sand court. A student looks at their phone as they walk toward a building. Students knock over the tower while playing Jenga Giant. The statue of Herman B Wells on campus. A presenter speaks into a microphone. A lecture hall is filled with students listening to a professor speak. A professor talks to a student seated at a computer. An aerial view of the Sample Gates and fall foliage.

WORDS APPEAR: Now you know IU.

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It’s all about options. Over 200 majors mean you get to study whatever excites you—then add another major or a minor to build your ideal academic program. If you don’t find the exact major you want, you can create your own. No matter what you choose to study, you’ll get hands-on, real-world, around-the-globe experiences that will propel you toward your future.

Find your major

Inspiration surrounds you

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WORDS APPEAR: Get to know the beauty of IU.

VIDEO: Sound of a babbling brook and a view of the Campus River near the Indiana Memorial Union.

WORDS APPEAR: And take a second to relax.

VIDEO: Sound of a crow calling and a view of two students sitting in Dunn's Woods.

WORDS APPEAR: As you get ready.

VIDEO: Sound of water falling and a student sitting with their bare feet in Showalter Fountain. Close-up of one of the fountain's fish statues spraying water from its mouth.

WORDS APPEAR: To apply to IU.

VIDEO: An aerial view of the Sample Gates, Franklin Hall, and Bryan Hall, looking out over campus. A bird chirps as students walk toward the Sample Gates. A student rides their bicycle past the Eskenazi Museum of Art. Students cross the circle drive in front of the Indiana Memorial Union. An aerial view of Collins Living-Learning Center. The IU Auditorium. Aerial views of campus at dawn.

WORDS APPEAR: Now you know IU.

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A campus so beautiful, it will inspire you every day. Spend some time relaxing while you envision yourself in these campus spaces. Once your mind is clear and your body calm, you’ll be ready to start thinking about your next steps—which might just take you to IU.

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57%of undergrads finish at IU debt free

77%of undergrads received grant or scholarship aid in 2020–21

$254+million in scholarships and grants awarded in 2019–20

Now you know, so what will you do?

You’ve learned a little more about Indiana University Bloomington and why you would want to become a Hoosier. So, what’s your next step? Before the IU application opens on August 1, 2022, take a look at the application process, admission standards, and other details so you’ll be ready to apply. You should try to complete your application by November 1, which is our early-action (non-binding) deadline—and the deadline for highest scholarship consideration. And always remember: We're here to help every step of the way.

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