What is the College of Arts and Sciences? These numbers will help you understand, but you should also explore our academics, student experience, research opportunities, and career preparation. And, of course, learn how to become a College student.
Rankings & Statistics
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undergraduate courses offered each year
of courses have 30 students or fewer
research centers and institutes
labs in the natural sciences
Highly ranked programs in many fields
Few rankings exist for undergraduate liberal arts programs at national universities, but our graduate rankings offer a sense of our programs’ reputation and commitment to helping you reach your potential.
The Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology is the oldest and one of the most comprehensive programs of its kind, and home to the top-ranked doctoral program in the field.
—National Research Council
folklore and ethnomusicology doctoral program, National Research Council
Sociology's Social Psychology program (sociology rankings), U.S. News & World Report
M.F.A. theatre program, OnStage
graduate university for designers, LinkedIn University Rankings
analytical chemistry graduate program, U.S. News & World Report
African history and Latin American history graduate programs, U.S. News & World Report
Jennifer Huang, an IU College alumna who earned degrees in mathematics and social and cultural analysis, was named a 2019 Rhodes Scholar. Her research passions include disciplines as divergent as mathematics, environmental anthropology, and poetry.
An extraordinary teaching and learning community
of College undergraduates earned an Academic Honors Diploma in high school
More than 1,800 students from other IU Bloomington schools and programs add power and depth to their degrees by pursuing a College minor.
Indiana University Bloomington, a top public research university
in the nation for the number of students studying abroad (2,200+ per year), Institute of International Education
public national university, U.S. News & World Report
global university for arts and humanities, U.S. News & World Report
most innovative university in the world, Reuters