About Indiana University-South Bend

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Indiana University-South Bend cost?

Indiana University-South Bend Cost of Attendance
In-state $7,073
Out-of-state $18,683
On-Campus Room and Board $8,746
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,688
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $6,207
$30,000-$48,000 $6,207
$48,000-$75,000 $11,007
$75,000-$110,000 $14,921
Over $110,000 $15,616

Indiana University-South Bend Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 88% $5,688
Federal Grants 47% $4,682
Pell grants 47% $4,328
Other federal grants 15% $218
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 45% $5,077
Institutional grants or scholarships 43% $1,748
Student loan aid 47% $5,069
Federal student loans 47% $6,642
Other student loans 1% $7,390

Indiana University-South Bend Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Play a sport 128 Up to $600
Do an extracurricular activity 235 Up to $1,000
Attend a summer program 109 Up to $4,500
Take a challenging class 263 Up to $3,000
Do community service 237 Up to $75
Have work experience 106 Up to $4,000
Take a foreign language class 141 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 242 Up to $6,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 179 Up to $750

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Indiana University-South Bend Admissions

What is Indiana University-South Bend's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 77%
Average GPA 3.09
SAT Submissions 78% of applicants
SAT Reading 420-520
SAT Math 420-530
SAT Writing 400-510
ACT Submissions 31% of applicants
Composite Score 18-23

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Indiana University-South Bend Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 7016
Living on campus 2%
Transfer Students 66%
Under Age 25 29%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Indiana University-South Bend Graduation Success


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About Indiana University-South Bend

IU South Bend is the only comprehensive public university in North Central Indiana and the third largest campus in the IU system. We’re a university grounded in academic excellence while offering personal attention to our students.


1700 Mishawaka Ave
South Bend, IN

Type Public
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Midsize City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify