The total cost of attendance at Indiana University-Bloomington is
(which includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses)
Indiana University urges students to apply for financial aid early by submitting a FAFSA along with full application, including all of the supplemental materials to be considered for financial aid. IU offers need and merit-based financial aid through the Admissions Office. Types of aid that are awarded are scholarships, federal work-study opportunities, grants for Indiana residents, Indiana University students and federal grants, and federal student and parent loans, There are also additional types of aid available to help the diverse student population including international students financial aid options, international scholarships, non-traditional scholarship opportunities, studying abroad financial aid opportunities, and financial aid funding for summer classes. Students can also work on or off-campus by working in part-time jobs with partnerships through the university. Veterans can find information on financial aid opportunities here.
Students are able to estimate the cost of their education with the tuition estimator and can even take advantage of having questions answered by a student who has gone before them through the Talk to a Student Page. The Walter Center for Career Achievement with articles and information about career and finance topics to help students organize and understand their finances better.
Through the Office of Financial LIteracy is a well-rounded Financial Literacy Program called Money Smarts provides a huge and comprehensive array of options to help including resources, classes, videos, access to counseling, and an interactive cost calculator. Money Smarts U is an online course platform that students can sign up for that aims to teach financial management and information. It was designed by the University and a financial wellness planner. The course is designed for anyone from high school students to graduates and alumni to learn about personal finances and tailored to fit the lifestyle regardless of where a person is in their financial wellness journey. Even if you are not currently a student, you can access a free guest account and get access to this course platform. A Money Smarts Library of resources available to students on almost any imaginable financial related topic. Students, faculty, staff and alumni of any of the Indiana University campuses can consult an expert at Money Smarts for a confidential and free 30-minute session with financial trained “financial geeks,” also known as peer educators. Individuals can also request group presentations.
Financial Planning Tools with access to a financial student glossary, links to the Money Smarts page as well as tips and information to help students work to develop strategies to pay for school at Indiana University along with a link to connect with financial aid counselors and resources.
The average student at Indiana University-Bloomington pays
Indiana University-Bloomington's financial aid meets
of student's demonstrated need
At Indiana University-Bloomington
of freshmen receive some form of financial aid
The average Indiana University-Bloomington merit scholarship for students without financial need is
Indiana University offers opportunities for its incoming students to be considered for merit scholarships. Indiana University Academic Scholarships are offered to incoming freshman through the Admissions Office as part of their application evaluation and based upon high school academic performance. All admissions applications materials must be submitted by November 1st for consideration of these scholarships. The first IU Academic Scholarship is the Dean's Scholarship provided to incoming freshman who are out-of-state. Scholarships range from $1,000-$11,000 and are renewable up to 8 semesters. The Provost's Scholarship is provided to incoming freshmen who are state residents of Indiana. Scholarships range from $1,000-$8,000 and are renewable up to 8 semesters.
Students who are entering the Jacob's School of Music will not be considered for these awards through the Office of Admissions. They will receive consideration of the Dean's and Provost's Scholarships through the Music School and it will be based upon both academic merit and need.
The Pathways Scholarship Program is available to students who received either the Dean's or Provost's Scholarship and finished their undergraduate education in less than 8 semesters. This program allows them to move forward at IU and use the additional scholarship funds toward continued education.
Some students will be notified through the admissions office that they have received an invitation to apply for additional merit scholarships through the Selective Scholarship Application. Students invited to complete this application are eligible to compete for another group of merit-based scholarships with varying eligibility requirements, amounts, and renewal terms.
For additional scholarship eligibility, all admitted students are also invited to search for additional departmental and office scholarship opportunities by accessing the "General Application" on the One.IU page.
The Cox Scholars Program is another way for students to earn merit-based scholarships. It is a donor-funded scholarship program and based upon academic performance as one its factors along with students able to maintain a part-time job while still producing academic excellence.
Very few students pay the full price. Here's the average cost for students in different income brackets:
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The average student at Indiana University-Bloomington takes out
in student loans
The student loan repayment rate at Indiana University-Bloomington is
after five years
after seven years
At Indiana University-Bloomington
after three years
The average starting salary for a Indiana University-Bloomington graduate is
After graduation, here's how the average salary at Indiana University-Bloomington grows over time:
Indiana University-Bloomington's full cost of attendance has increased an average of
per year since 2014
Indiana University-Bloomington's average net price has increased an average of
per year since 2014
Given past trends, we expect Indiana University-Bloomington's tuition pricing to be the following: