Student Activities Center at night on the campus of IU South Bend


Getting Started at IU South Bend

At IU South Bend, you receive the personal attention of a smaller campus combined with the resources of Indiana University. We’re affordable, high-tech and staffed by highly qualified, exceptional educators. You’ll have the opportunity to choose from more than 100 majors, explore intriguing study abroad choices and undertake interesting internships that prepare you for the future.

Our student to faculty ratio is 15:1, which means you get to know your professors and work closely with them. You’ll also have opportunities to participate in research alongside your professors, gaining invaluable experience that will be an asset to you throughout your career and life. 

Everything You Want in a College

IU South Bend offers you the full collegiate experience. You can live on campus in our beautiful River Crossing residences. You can take part in intercollegiate basketball, intramural sports and sports clubs. Plus, there are more than 70 clubs and organizations to fit every interest and provide opportunities to develop your leadership skills. You’ll also expand your perspective and gain an understanding of other cultures by interacting with our many international students.

A Warm and Inviting Campus Culture

You’ll feel at home the moment you get to campus. Come see for yourself by arranging a tour. We look forward to welcoming you as a student at IU South Bend.

Image of a student (Charlie Parrilla) reading a book

Charlie Parrilla

Freshman, South Bend, Criminal Justice

“I live here because I could still be close to home. IUSB has a lot going for me. I know it can open a lot of doors with the programs. I have met some great people and I have some great classes. The professors are awesome. They are there to help.”