Indiana University Bloomington attracts students from around the globe who want the ideal college experience-great traditions, a gorgeous campus, international culture, Big Ten sports, and an active academic climate. Founded in 1820, IU Bloomington is the flagship campus of Indiana University's eight campuses statewide. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of IU Bloomington and its world-class contributions in research and the arts. We’ve nurtured doers and leaders over our past two centuries by creating an academic atmosphere where revolutionary ideas and unexpected collaborations rule the day. IU educational experiences change the lives of our graduates—and the lives of the communities they serve as experts and professionals. From African history to analytical chemistry, environmental policy, social psychology, music, nuclear physics, foreign languages—our diverse academic programs are among the best, with several ranking #1 and in the top 10 nationally. We’re also known for innovation and firsts like the nation’s first informatics school. IU faculty, students, and alumni aspire to the highest standards of their fields, bringing home prestigious national and international awards: Tonys, Oscars, Nobel Prizes, Pulitzer Prizes, Emmys, Grammys, Olympic medals, Guggenheims, and Fulbrights. You’ll find us on podiums and stages of all kinds—performing, accepting honors, standing up for human rights, and presenting our research. With open-mindedness and kindheartedness, we support a diverse, international environment that seeks out all perspectives and draws on our global experiences. IU consistently earns accolades for overseas study programs and worldwide philanthropic ventures—and for a forward-thinking campus climate. We continue to nurture the bright minds of our students with an exceptional support network and breadth of programs, as well as a state-of-the-art technology infrastructure and support.
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