Indiana University-South Bend Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in South Bend, IN, Indiana University-South Bend is one of the best universities in the state of Indiana. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Indiana University-South Bend in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Indiana University-South Bend.

1700 Mishawaka Avenue, PO Box 7111 South Bend, IN 46634-7111
Phone: (574) 520-4839
Web site:

Rankings: Indiana University–South Bend

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.6
Graduation and retention ranking: 133
Average freshman retention rate: 62.5%
6-year graduation rate: 25.5%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 82
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 42.7%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 3.9%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 15:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 77.8%
Student selectivity ranking: 129
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 840-1060
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 8%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 27%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 84.2%
Financial resources rank: 124
Alumni giving rank: 67
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 9.7%

Indiana University-South Bend History

Essential Facts: Indiana University–South Bend

  • Indiana University began offering classes in South Bend in 1922 as an extension of the main campus of Indiana University Bloomington.
  • The campus was named “Indiana University South Bend” in 1968. Enrollment exceeded 5,000 in 1971 and the addition to Northside Hall was opened in 1972.
  • The university competes in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) as a member of the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC).

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 5%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: N/A
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: N/A
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: N/A
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance mandatory, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other
Collegiate athletic association: NAIA
Men’s scholarship sports: basketball
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball
Student activities: choral groups, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra