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Colleges / Indiana University South Bend

IU South Bend Student Life

IU South Bend is on a 106-acre campus in a suburban setting in South Bend, Indiana, not far from Chicago. IU South Bend has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

IU South Bend also has fraternities and sororities..

IU South Bend students' favorite campus events are Red and White Dance, Riverfest and International Food Festival.

IU South Bend Housing

IU South Bend offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

The majority of IU South Bend students live on campus. In 2021, 6.24% of undergrads at IU South Bend lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 93.76% of students lived off-campus or commuted to IU South Bend. There are 386 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,375 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 266 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

IU South Bend offers coed housing and .

IU South Bend Athletics

At IU South Bend there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at IU South Bend:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Tennis Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Golf Club Teams Club Teams Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Safety at IU South Bend

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Indiana University South Bend is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The IU South Bend campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

IU South Bend offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Plan a Visit to IU South Bend

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to IU South Bend, take Interstate 90 to South Bend, IN. If you need to fly, book your flight to South Bend International Airport airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Indiana you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore IU South Bend's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

IU South Bend Students

65%

Women

35%

Men

77%

Full Time

23%

Part Time

94%

In State

6%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

66%

15%

8%

6%

3%

2%

1%

0.14%

0.05%

Undergraduate Students

4,375

Graduate Students

567

Non-Resident / International Students

112

IU South Bend Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,942

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

87%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,715

Out-of-State

$20,574

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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