Indiana University-South Bend

Public, Four-years School Located in South Bend, IN

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How much is the IUSB tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, IUSB's tuition & fees is $8,179 for Indiana residents and $22,043 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $20,693 for Indiana residents and $34,557 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

IUSB Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Indiana Residents Tuition & Fees$8,179
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$22,043
Books & Supplies Costs$840
On-campus Room & Board$9,190
On-campus Expenses$2,484
Off-campus Room & Board$9,412
Off-campus Expenses$4,182
2023-2024 Estimates
Indiana Residents Tuition & Fees$8,547
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$23,211

How Much Does it Cost to Go to IUSB for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $96,123 at IUSB. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $135,705. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $104,172.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$22,811$33,726$26,243
Sophomore (2024-25)$23,605$33,810$26,067
Junior (2025-26)$24,428$33,969$25,956
Senior (2026-27)$25,279$34,199$25,907
4 Years Total$96,123$135,705$104,172
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$23,605$33,810$26,067
Sophomore (2025-26)$24,428$33,969$25,956
Junior (2026-27)$25,279$34,199$25,907
Senior (2027-28)$26,159$34,500$25,919
4 Years Total$99,471$136,479$103,848
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$24,428$33,969$25,956
Sophomore (2026-27)$25,279$34,199$25,907
Junior (2027-28)$26,159$34,500$25,919
Senior (2028-29)$27,070$34,869$25,988
4 Years Total$102,936$137,537$103,770
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$25,279$34,199$25,907
Sophomore (2027-28)$26,159$34,500$25,919
Junior (2028-29)$27,070$34,869$25,988
Senior (2029-30)$28,013$35,305$26,115
4 Years Total$106,522$138,873$103,929
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$26,159$34,500$25,919
Sophomore (2028-29)$27,070$34,869$25,988
Junior (2029-30)$28,013$35,305$26,115
Senior (2030-31)$28,989$35,806$26,297
4 Years Total$110,232$140,479$104,319

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, IUSB' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Indiana, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $15,112.
Indiana University-South Bend$8,179$22,043
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Indiana Four-years Colleges$20,112
Public Schools$6,847$15,112
Private Schools$22,120

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between IUSB and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Indiana University-South BendSouth Bend, IN$8,179$22,043
Northern Kentucky UniversityHighland Heights, KY$10,896$21,480
University of Massachusetts GlobalIrvine, CA$12,520$12,520
Northern Vermont UniversityJohnson, VT$12,804$26,892
Northwest Missouri State UniversityMaryville, MO$10,181$16,623
Southeast Missouri State UniversityCape Girardeau, MO$9,015$9,496
Stockton UniversityGalloway, NJ$15,532$23,420
Kean UniversityUnion, NJ$13,426$21,076
Murray State UniversityMurray, KY$9,708$19,452
California State University-Long BeachLong Beach, CA$7,008$18,888
Metropolitan State University of DenverDenver, CO$10,780$29,503

Financial Aid and COA

At Indiana University-South Bend, 3,270 students (85%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $7,231.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at IUSB is $27,326 for students living on-campus and $29,246 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 582 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $7,821 and the average amount of student loans is $4,831.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Indiana ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$20,693$34,557
COA (off-campus)$22,613$36,477
Tuition & Fees$8,179$22,043
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$12,514$12,514
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$14,434$14,434
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$13,462$27,326
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$15,382$29,246
Average Financial Aid$7,231$7,231
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship3,27085%$7,231
Pell Grants1,59141%$4,284
Federal Student Loan1,40136%$6,074
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid58295%-
Grants or Scholarships57895%$7,821
Federal Grants55791%$4,435
Pell Grants29648%$4,338
Other Federal Grants55190%$2,153
State/Local Grants25842%$4,971
Institutional Grants28246%$2,722
Student Loan Aid18731%$4,831
Federal Student Loans18731%$4,510
Other Student Loans91%$6,670
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level385340$6,746
110,001 or more5631$1,232

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

IUSB's acceptance rate is 88.94%. A total of 2,270 applicants applied to and 2,019 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 697 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 34.52%.
To apply to IUSB, 3 items are required - Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school GPA and Secondary school rank. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate88.94%82.26%91.92%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)34.52%41.39%31.79%
Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsConsidered But Not Required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to IUSB. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,085 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 21.
Its SAT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is lower than the national average score of 24.
SAT Total1,0859801,190
National Average1,168
Indiana Average1,154
SAT EBRW550490610
SAT Math535490580
ACT Composite211824
National Average24
Indiana Average25
ACT Math211824
ACT English201624

Student Population

Indiana University-South Bend has a total of 4,326 students including 3,753 undergraduate and 573 graduate students. By gender, there are 1,525 male students and 2,924 female students attending IUSB. The school offers online degree programs and 664 students enrolled online exclusively (15.35% of all students).
Total4,449 1,5252,924
Undergraduate3,865 1,3662,499
Graduate584 159425

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1700 Mishawaka Ave, South Bend, IN
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered95 Programs
Online Program Offered11 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered21 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate86.88%
Student Population4,326
Graduation Rate36%
Transfer-out Rate21%
Retention Rate66% (Full-time), 32% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate12 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties234 (Full-time), 178 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs505 (Full-time), 188 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$59,565
Average Staff Salary$52,574