If you are considering submitting an applicationto IU Bloomington, the fee for the application costs $65. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
Students who submit their applications for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than January 15.
Indiana University Bloomington does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is November 1, which is coming up fast! IU Bloomington will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 15.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
IU Bloomington is amoderately difficult school to get into. IU Bloomington evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, IU Bloomington accepted 80% of all applicants., around 35,469 of the 44,129 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like IU Bloomington, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult. In 2021, IU Bloomington waitlisted 640 students. Of those, 150 eventually got in.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to IU Bloomington must submit the following items. Double check with IU Bloomington's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to IU Bloomington have an average unweighted GPA of 3.8.
Out of all students that were admitted, 37.2% submitted a class rank. At IU Bloomington 32.3% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 65.7% were in the top 25% and 94.1% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Indiana University Bloomington, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||24%|
|3.50 and 3.74||17.68%|
|3.25 and 3.49||11.51%|
|3.00 and 3.24||6.63%|
|2.50 and 2.9||1.95%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0.04%|
|IU Bloomington does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
IU Bloomington is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 77% of IU Bloomington's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 52.7% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other IU Bloomington applicants, you should strive to earn between 1130 and 1340 (or higher!) on the SAT. At IU Bloomington 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1340 and 25% of scored lower than 1130, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a IU Bloomington student is 1236.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of IU Bloomington students scored 680 or higher and 75% of students scored 560 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of IU Bloomington students scored 670 or higher, and 75% scored a 560 or higher.
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To be most competitive at IU Bloomington, you should strive to earn between 24 and 31 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 31 means you fall in the 75th percentile for IU Bloomington's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 31, and three out of four students scored lower than 31 on the ACT.
A 24 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for IU Bloomington students. Only one out of every four students scored below 24.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to IU Bloomington.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in IU Bloomington during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to IU Bloomington?
Students who are admitted to IU Bloomington must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does IU Bloomington accept transfer credits?
IU Bloomington accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. IU Bloomington accepts:
DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit
Does IU Bloomington accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
IU Bloomington accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to IU Bloomington?
No, IU Bloomington is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application..
How hard is it to get into IU Bloomington? IU Bloomington is a somewhat selective institution. The IU Bloomington acceptance rate is 80%. This means that the institution accepts 80 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to IU Bloomington is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to IU Bloomington is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to IU Bloomington is 27. Students with an ACT score of 31 and above have a good chance of getting into IU Bloomington. Students with an ACT score that falls between 24 and 31 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 24 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1340 and Above
1130 to 1340
1130 and Less
The median SAT score for IU Bloomington students is 1236. Applicants with SAT scores of 1340 and above have a good chance of being admitted to IU Bloomington, while applicants with SAT scores between 1130 to 1340 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1130 have a low chance of being offered a spot at IU Bloomington.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At IU Bloomington, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.75. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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