About IU Bloomington
Nestled in the heart of Indiana’s limestone country and sitting on almost 2000 acres of woods and rolling fields Indiana University’s Flagship campus at Bloomington was described by art critic Thomas Gaines as one of America’s five most beautiful universities in The Campus as a Work of Art. Founded in 1820 as the state seminary, IUB now consists of twelve separate schools with 32,543 undergraduates and 9,537 graduate students, and is considered to be one of America’s top Public Ivy Schools.
IU’s student body is diverse with student coming from 49 states and 165 foreign countries. The Kelley School of Business and Jacobs School of Music are consistently rated among the top by ranking agencies, and the IU Art Museum is one of the foremost university art museums in the country with an African Art collection that is one of the best in the nation.
From the beautiful architecture and landscape to the multitude of events and performances on campus, IU combines a vibrant campus community with small-town atmosphere for a quality of life that's hard to match Explore these links and then come for a visit.
Visiting IU Bloomington