Reviews 1 Write a Review!
Can I get into IU? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 26,892 out of 34,483 applicants or 78% were admitted making Indiana University Bloomington an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Indiana University Bloomington typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||27%||31%||29%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Indiana University Bloomington and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that IU regularly accepts students with ACTs of 24 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 21 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 66 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Indiana University Bloomington.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1035. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1245 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 71 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>86%|
|27 to 30||Avg +||78%-86%|
|24 to 27||Avg -||68%-78%|
|21 to 24||Reach||55%-68%|
|Less than 21||Low||<55%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1350 and Above||Good||>86%|
|1245 to 1350||Avg +||78%-86%|
|1140 to 1245||Avg -||68%-78%|
|1035 to 1140||Reach||55%-68%|
|Less than 1035||Low||<55%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Indiana University Bloomington. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Indiana University Bloomington was 3.62 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.62 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as IU accepts 78% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||21%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||19%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||12%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||4%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||0%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
What are the requirements for admission to Indiana University Bloomington and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=151351 IPEDS survey data for Indiana University Bloomington.