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Welcome to Indiana University South Bend!

Indiana University (IU) South Bend has a long tradition of welcoming students from around the world to our learning community. At IU South Bend, you receive the personal attention of a smaller campus combined with the resources of Indiana University. Your decision to enroll at IU South Bend gives you a wide range of options – degree choice, class scheduling, research, and internships.

IU South Bend’s convenient location – 90 miles (145 km) east of Chicago, Illinois – means we’re well‑connected by interstate highways, air, rail, and bus lines. With a population of 325,000, the South Bend area offers the amenities of a metropolitan center and the personal warmth and security of a smaller community. Our campus is situated on the banks of the St. Joseph River. Lake Michigan, the East Race Waterway, and a network of parks and recreational facilities are nearby, as well as performing arts venues, museums, libraries, and five universities and colleges.

  • More than 100 undergraduate programs
  • More than 15 graduate programs
  • 15:1 Student to Faculty Ratio
  • More than 90 clubs and organizations, plus NAIA Division II Athletics
  • 100,000-square-foot Student Activities Center
  • 13 computer labs with Internet, Wireless and Internet2 connections.
  • 27,000 Alumni representing more than 60 foreign countries.
  • Supportive Office of International Student Services

Apply online, review our application requirements and see our academic courses.

Check out all the events happening on campus on the campus Events Calendar.

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Prospective and current international students get all the online forms you need for I-20, F-1, visa renewal and other vital documents with the click of a button.

If you are an accepted international student please visit our Bursar for payment options.

If you are already accepted and plan to live on campus, get your housing application and more from Housing and Residence Life.

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Phone: 01 (574) 520-4419

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