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Large campuses can be intimidating and overwhelming. You can get lost in the crowd and feel like you are just one of many. Not at IU South Bend. Our campus is a welcoming and inclusive community. Every student has the opportunity to succeed and experience college life to the fullest, in and out of the classroom, with the support of professors and fellow students.

We're the Titans. At a smaller campus you get the room you need to stretch your imagination. Where you can build your reputation as you build your credentials. IU South Bend gives you the space you need to become who you're really meant to be. Here you can strengthen your voice and find your purpose.

Our ambitions are absolute. Our spirit is unstoppable. And we're undoubtedly going to change the world for the better.

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Nearly 100 degree options

IU South Bend believes that reducing the cost of college doesn’t require sacrificing academic options. There are a wide range of majors and degree programs students can choose from at IU South Bend, including both undergraduate and graduate degrees. We also offer opportunities for students to travel and earn college credit with our study abroad program.

We offer six different schools on campus:

A Brief History of IU South Bend

As the largest regional campus of Indiana University, IU South Bend’s history is a mix of tradition and innovation. Indiana University began teaching classes in South Bend in 1916 at Central High School located downtown. In 1961, IU South Bend moved to its current campus location along the St. Joseph River. In 1967, IU South Bend conferred its first degrees. Since then, every decade has seen growth in the student body and the addition of new facilities, including student housing.

More than 5,200 students attend IU South Bend which now offers nearly 100 degree programs, 12 varsity sports playing in the Chicagoland Conference of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), and more than 300 full-time faculty members. Graduates earn an Indiana University degree which is respected throughout the state, across the country, and around the world.

Mission Statement

Indiana University South Bend is the comprehensive undergraduateand postgraduate  campus that serves North Central Indiana and is a regional campus of Indiana University. The campus values excellence in teaching, student-faculty interaction, research and creative activity, diversity and inclusivity, a global perspective, and collaboration in life-long learning. IU South Bend develops engaged citizens prepared to build strong communities.

Leadership at IU South Bend

IU South Bend’s leadership is committed to serving the current needs of students while remaining innovative and strategic in developing future visions to continue to fulfill its mission of helping students excel with an Indiana University education.

Indiana University South Bend

1700 Mishawaka Ave
South Bend, IN 46615
Phone: 574-520-4872