About IU Bloomington

Top-ranked programs and a welcoming community

Whether you’ve visited IU Bloomington before, or will see it for the first time when you arrive to begin school, you’ll find that it’s an ideal place to spend your time as a student.

Coming to IU was one of the best decisions I have ever made. There are always so many possibilities waiting for me to explore here.

Yi Zhou, class of 2018

A major research university with endless opportunities

Indiana University Bloomington is the flagship campus of IU’s eight campuses across the state of Indiana. Over 48,000 undergraduate and graduate students attend IU Bloomington—and just over 7,000 are international students.

At IU, you’ll receive a world-class education in a diverse and safe community with incredible opportunities for fun outside the classroom.

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A classic college town

Over 84,000 people call Bloomington home. It combines a small-town atmosphere with the amenities of a much bigger city—international grocery stores, restaurants with cuisine from around the world, and ethnic festivals. It’s also easy to travel to larger cities nearby, such as Indianapolis, Louisville, Cincinnati, and Chicago.

Explore Bloomington at VisitBloomington.com