Indiana University South Bend

Exceptional faculty, 100+ degree programs, on campus student housing and undergraduate research. These are what you get as a student at IU South Bend.

Fulfill your potential. Get the degree you want at a cost you can afford. So you can get the career and life you want. Classes are offered at the South Bend campus, the Elkhart Center and online.

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More than 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 seven 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. It was established in 1916, with its first classes held in downtown South Bend at Central High School. In 1961, IU South Bend moved to its current campus location along the St. Joseph River.

As part of the IU South Bend mission of fulfilling the promise of excellence and helping students succeed with a quality education and affordable degree in Indiana, every decade has seen expansion and addition of new facilities to offer a robust academic and campus life.

Over 8,000 students attend IU South Bend, coming to the University from nearby Indiana and Michigan, as well as nationally and internationally. There are nearly 300 full-time faculty members, which provides students more personal attention due to the smaller student to professor ratios, but with the same well-known and respected Indiana University degree.

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.

Employment at IU South Bend

Indiana University South Bend employs more than 1,400 area residents. The campus offers a wide range of employment opportunities with competitive salaries and an excellent benefits. Please visit our Human Resources page for more information about careers at IU South Bend.