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Indiana University-Bloomington – Tuition & Success Analysis

Bloomington, IN

Indiana University-Bloomington – Snapshot


Four-Year Public University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 32,924

Average annual cost of attendance: $14,303

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $21,500

Campus Setting: Small City

Religious Affiliation: None

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Indiana University-Bloomington Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $5,470

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $6,901

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $12,796

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $19,209

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $21,799


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Indiana University-Bloomington. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Indiana University-Bloomington Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 77%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 90%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $47,700

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 74%

Indiana University-Bloomington Admissions

Indiana University-Bloomington Acceptance Rate: 79%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 540 to 660

SAT Critical Reading: 520 to 630

SAT Writing: 510 to 620

ACT English: 23 to 31

ACT Math: 24 to 29

ACT Writing: 8 to 9

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Indiana University-Bloomington actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Indiana University-Bloomington Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 15%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 31%

Typical student debt: $21,500

Typical monthly loan payment: $229

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Majors at Indiana University-Bloomington


These are the most popular areas of study offered at Indiana University-Bloomington:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies – 1%
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 8%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 20%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 8%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 5%
  • Education – 7%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 1%
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences – 2%
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics – 2%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 4%
  • History – 1%
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services – 2%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 4%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 1%
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies – 7%
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies – 1%
  • Physical Sciences – 1%
  • Psychology – 5%
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions – 7%
  • Social Sciences – 9%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 5%

For more information about the various majors at Indiana University-Bloomington, visit their website.

Indiana University-Bloomington Diversity


Overall Composition at Indiana University-Bloomington

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Indiana University-Bloomington full time:  97%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Indiana University-Bloomington part time:  3%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Indiana University-Bloomington:  2%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 5%

Black: 4%

Hispanic: 6%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 11%

Two or more races: 4%

Unknown: 0%

White: 70%

Indiana University-Bloomington Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 2.2

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 3.3

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 17.4

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.

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