Indiana University Bloomington
#169 Overall Influence#875 Desirability Rank

Indiana University Bloomington

Public research university located in Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.

Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) was founded in 1820. It is the flagship campus of the IU System.

The university is divided into 16 schools. Together, they offer some 550 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and professional certificates, of which the business and communications programs are among the most sought-after. IUB’s online program offers more than 150 degree programs.

IUB is associated with nine Nobel laureates, namely:

Other distinguished IUB-connected individuals include the following:

IUB is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

44,169

Acceptance

77%

Graduation Rate

76%

Median SAT Score

1255

Median ACT Score

27

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$9,342

Fees (in-state)

$1,339

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$57,800

Employed

92%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

40K

Under-Grads

33K

Graduates

7K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

107 South Indiana Ave., Bloomington IN 47405-7000

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

32 per 100k

Violent Crime

4 per 100k

What is Indiana University Bloomington known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#42 World Rank #35 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#69 World Rank #38 USA Rank
Biology
#158 World Rank #57 USA Rank
Chemistry
#169 World Rank #64 USA Rank
Philosophy
#133 World Rank #68 USA Rank
Anthropology
#212 World Rank #76 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#205 World Rank #77 USA Rank
Physics
#158 World Rank #77 USA Rank
Sociology
#129 World Rank #78 USA Rank
Psychology
#169 World Rank #82 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#119 World Rank #89 USA Rank
Social Work
#171 World Rank #94 USA Rank
History
#174 World Rank #95 USA Rank
Computer Science
#272 World Rank #100 USA Rank
Mathematics
#169 World Rank #100 USA Rank
Political Science
#202 World Rank #102 USA Rank
Medical
#200 World Rank #110 USA Rank
Law
#299 World Rank #123 USA Rank
Literature
#240 World Rank #133 USA Rank
Education
#200 World Rank #143 USA Rank
Business
#189 World Rank #144 USA Rank
Communications
#396 World Rank #152 USA Rank
Economics

Other areas of influence

#24 World Rank #20 USA Rank
Nursing
#396 World Rank #156 USA Rank
Engineering

Influential People

Who are Indiana University Bloomington's Most influential alumni?

Indiana University Bloomington's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Criminal Justice, and Biology. Indiana University Bloomington’s most academically influential people include James D. Watson, Jimmy Wales, and David Starr Jordan.

James D. Watson
James D. Watson

American molecular biologist, geneticist, and zoologist

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Jimmy Wales

Wikipedia co-founder and American Internet entrepreneur

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David Starr Jordan
David Starr Jordan

American ichthyologist and educator

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David Chalmers
David Chalmers

Australian philosopher and cognitive scientist

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René Girard
René Girard

French historian, literary critic, and philosopher of social science

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Alice Dreger
Alice Dreger

American bioethicist

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Wardell Pomeroy

Psychologist

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Tavis Smiley
Tavis Smiley

Talk show host, author, entrepreneur, advocate, philanthropist

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Kevin Kline
Kevin Kline

American actor

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Laverne Cox
Laverne Cox

American actress, reality television star, television producer, and transgender advocate

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Vesto Slipher
Vesto Slipher

American astronomer

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Ida Husted Harper
Ida Husted Harper

American suffragist and writer

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