Academics

Academic programs that transform you

As a major American research university, Indiana University Bloomington offers you nationally ranked programs and internationally renowned faculty. You will graduate with a degree recognized around the world.

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Degree programs

At IU, undergraduate students can choose from more than 200 majors offered across 13 schools, and over 550 academic programs. You can even design your own degree with an individualized major.

There are also a wide variety of academic opportunities outside the classroom, including internships, service-learning projects, research, and more.

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University Division

Most incoming freshmen (first-year) students at IU are admitted to University Division for their first year of study. In University Division, you can either explore a variety of majors, or work on fulfilling the requirements for admission to your preferred school.

After one or two semesters, you will apply to the school that houses your major. Many of our programs are competitive, so you should be prepared to explore more than one area of study.

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