Freshmen Students

Application process for freshmen

A freshman is a beginning student who has never attended a college or university before.

IU accepts three applications for the fall semester—the IU eApplication, the Common Application, and the Coalition Application. We do not have a preference for any particular application—you can choose whichever one you would like.

If you’re applying for a spring or summer semester, or youre applying to the Jacobs School of Music for any semester, you need to use the IU eApplication.

See our application tips below to help you decide which application to use.