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Paying for College

A Great Value

IU South Bend offers an outstanding education at an affordable price. You will earn an Indiana University degree that is respected around the world. You will learn from outstanding professors who provide the personal attention you need to be successful. .

Affordable Tuition
A typical full-time Indiana resident student taking 15 credit hours pays about $7,000 a year in tuition and fees.

Financial Assistance
Over half of the students on campus receive some form of financial assistance to attend IU South Bend. Each year the University disburses nearly $45 million in federal, state, university and private aid.  Types of aid awarded include:

• Scholarships
• Grants
• Loans
• Work-Study

Applying for Financial Aid is Free
It costs you nothing to apply for financial aid at IU South Bend and it is so easy. The first step is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Once you have applied for admission to the university and been accepted, you will automatically be considered for federal and state aid based on the information in your FAFSA application.

In addition to federal and state aid, the University offers a variety of scholarships (both need and non need-based) to both undergraduate and graduate students according to specific criteria. In order to be considered for scholarships, students must complete both the FAFSA and the IU Compass application, which is available via your OneStart page, by the March 1 deadline.  For more information visit

We’re Here to Help You
If you have questions or need help, assistance is close at hand. Please contact us any time by email at

this is a photo of Nga Le, a student at IU South Bend

Nga Le

Junior, Hanoi, Vietnam, finance

Designed a shirt for the School of Business and Economics. “I wanted to create something simple and unique. Yet I wanted to capture the attitude of the School of Business and Economics and the spirit of the Titans.”