Overview

Applicants
3,011
Acceptance Rate
82%
Average HS GPA
3.20

GPA Breakdown

16%
Over 3.75
13%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
30%
2.50 - 2.99
5%
2.00 - 2.49

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
470 - 570
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
460 - 560
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
17 - 23

Testing Policies


SAT Essay Policy
SAT with Essay component recommended

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
13.37:1
Total Faculty
439
with Terminal Degree
238

233
Women
206
Men
79
Minority

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
20 - 29

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
11%
Graduate in 5 years
26%
Graduate in 6 years
32%

Majors

  • AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES.

  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biochemistry.
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Actuarial Science.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Business/Commerce, General.
  • Labor Studies.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer Science.
  • Informatics.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Art Teacher Education.
  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Chemistry Teacher Education.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • French Language Teacher Education.
  • German Language Teacher Education.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Physics Teacher Education.
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
  • Secondary Education and Teaching.
  • Social Studies Teacher Education.
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education.
  • Special Education and Teaching, General.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • French Language and Literature.
  • German Language and Literature.
  • Spanish Language and Literature.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist.
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other.
  • Health and Wellness, General.
  • Health Services Administration.
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist.
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer.
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.

  • LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES.

  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Applied Mathematics, General.
  • Mathematics, General.

  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES.

  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General.

  • NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION.

  • Environmental Studies.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.
  • Physics, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS.

  • Social Work.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Anthropology.
  • Economics, General.
  • Political Science and Government, General.
  • Sociology.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Art/Art Studies, General.
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other.
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General.
  • Music Performance, General.
  • Music, General.
  • Music, Other.


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Diploma
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Rudy Yakym III
Senior VP Bradley Co. / Indiana Finance Authority Board member

Chris Craft
President & COO of Specialty Finance Group - 1st Source Bank,1st Source Corporation

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
11%
Graduate in 5 years
26%
Graduate in 6 years
32%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
May 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
School

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$8,043

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$7,836

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,529

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
70%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$25,293

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$7,322

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$6,895
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$19,346
Required Fees
$632
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,110

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$2,022
Transportation for Commuters
$1,944

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
4,707
Foreign Countries Represented
58

Demographics

1.63%
Asian
8.32%
African-American
11.99%
Hispanic
69.24%
Caucasian
3.17%
International

63% female
37% male
77% are full time
23% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
8%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
21%

Campus Environment
Small Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Dorms Coed
International Student

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Office of Disability Support Services

Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Anne M. Drake

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Documentation Required for LD

https://students.iusb.edu/student-support-services/disability-support-services/general-documentation-guidelines.html

Documentation Required for ADHD

https://students.iusb.edu/student-support-services/disability-support-services/general-documentation-guidelines.html

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
Yes

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
90
Number of Honor Societies
9

Number of Social Sororities
2
Number of Religious Organizations
3

Sports

Athletic Division
NAIA

Men's Sports (Titans)
5 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Tennis
Women's Sports (Titans)
7 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
LGBT Support Groups: The purpose of the Queer Straight Alliance is to educate and advocate for LGBTQIA causes, and to unite members and allies of the LGBTQ+ community at IU South Bend. Membership to the Queer Straight Alliance is open to all students and community members interested in advocating for LGBTQ causes. https://titanatlas.iusb.edu/organization/queerstraightalliance

Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of Notre Dame
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of Notre Dame

Sustainability

63/99

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Apple, CDW-G, Dell, GovConnection, Microsoft

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Constance Peterson-Miller
Director of Admissions

Address
1700 Mishawaka Avenue
P.O. Box 7111
South Bend, IN 46634

Phone
574-520-4839

Email
admissions@iusb.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Student Activities Center
Schurz Library
Auditorium and Recital Hall
University Grill

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Morris Performing Arts Center
Potawatomi Zoo
Potawatomi Park Conservatories
Studebaker National Museum
HealthWorks! Kids' Museum
https://visitsouthbend.com/

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: No
Dates: Varies
Times: Tu: 10am-1130am and 2pm-330pm, F: 2pm-330pm, Sa: 10am-1130am
Average Length: 2 hours

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Contact Email Address for Visit
admissions@iusb.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
South Bend International Airport: taxi and bus options are available.

Driving Instructions to Campus
1) From the U.S. 20 bypass, take the Ironwood Drive exit north to Mishawaka Avenue. Turn left on Mishawaka Avenue and the campus will be on the left. 2) From U.S. 31, go east on Sample Street to Mishawaka Avenue, then take Mishawaka Avenue seven blocks to the campus, which is on the right. 3) From Michigan, take U.S. 31 south (becomes the U.S. 20 bypass) and use the directions from the U.S. 20 bypass.

Local Accommodations
https://visitsouthbend.com/places-to-stay/


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