Indiana University South Bend

Key majors offered
Business Administration
Mathematics / Computer Science
Public Policy And Administration
Actuarial Science
Business Marketing And Marketing Management
Computer Science
Music (Piano And Organ Performance)
Music (Voice And Choral / Opera Performance)
Music Education
Pre- Veterinary
Social Work
Housing Location Type Offers Scholarships Student Population Offers CLA
Available for Undergraduate and Graduate Urban Yes 5385 (Total) Yes
Degrees Offered Public/Private Institution Type Student Body Student Population
Associate, Diploma, Bachelor, Post Baccalaureate Certificate, Master, Post Graduate Certificate/Diploma Public Master: Colleges and Universities Co-educational 174 (International)

Yearly Costs / ELS Level

Living Expenses
Degree Tuition Fees Housing ** Meals OtherExpenses I 20/Visa* (Total Required Funds) ELS
Associate $$$ $$ $ $$$$ 109
Diploma $$ $$ $ $$$ 109
Bachelor $$$ $$ $ $$$$ 109
Post Baccalaureate Certificate 112
Master $$ $$ $ $$$ 112
Post Graduate Certificate/Diploma 112
 I-20/Visa costs include Tuition, Housing, Meals and all other fees in USD
Housing cost may include meals and other expenses to equal Living Expenses


Indiana University, founded in 1820, is one of the oldest and largest state-supported universities in the United States. Its eight campuses serve more than 80,000 students from all 50 states and more than 100 foreign countries. Indiana University South Bend is the largest regional campus in the system. IU South Bend is known for its outstanding faculty. Nearly 300 full-time faculty members provide students with personal attention due to the close student to professor ratios, but all students earn the same well-known and respected Indiana University degree. Indiana University South Bend (IU South Bend) is just 90 miles (145 km) east of Chicago, Illinois and well connected by interstate highways, air, rail, and bus lines to the rest of the world. Situated on the banks of the St. Joseph River, the South Bend area offers the personal warmth and security of a smaller community, as well as recreational facilities, performing arts venues, museums, libraries, and proximity to five other local universities and colleges. Average Annual Low: 40.8 F/4.8 C Avergae Annual High: 58.8 F/14.8 C


There are two housing options available to international students studying at IU South Bend :
Accommodations in River Crossing - the university-owned apartment complex.
Off-campus housing in a local apartment complex or rented house

River Crossing is located across the river from the main campus and is a short walk across a pedestrian bridge to campus and also shopping and restaurants. One bedroom, two bedroom and four bedroom style apartments are available. The rent includes utilities, telephone and Internet access. The Community Building is complete with laundry facilities, computer lab, study rooms, fitness equipment and a central meeting room.

Student life

IU South Bend offers many cultural and recreational activities to supplement formal classroom education. International students are encouraged to participate in various extracurricular activities including student government, theater, music performance, the IU South Bend student newspaper, annual student-produced literary / fine arts magazine, International Education Week festivities and the International Food Festival.

International students may try out for varsity teams in basketball, cross-country, baseball, volleyball (women only) and golf (men only. Intramural and informal teams also welcome participation by international students. An International Student Organization and other student clubs provide extracurricular activities and serve as a forum for international student issues.