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.
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
Morgan Mohr, a senior studying political science, history and feminist policy, has been named a 2017 Rhodes Scholar. She is the only student from the Big Ten this year to receive the prestigious award.
An extraordinary teaching and learning community
of College undergraduates earned an Academic Honors Diploma in high school
cognitive science & cloud computing
Less than five years after becoming an IU alumnus, Tarun Gangwani joined another impressive group: Forbes’ 2016 “30 Under 30” list for enterprise technology.
Gangwani earned two IU degrees, a B.S. in cognitive science through the College in 2011 and an M.S. in human-computer interaction in 2013. During his time as an offering manager for IBM Cloud, Forbes explains, he led “multidisciplinary product development teams within IBM’s $9 billion cloud business and was a pioneer in designing IBM’s cloud developer platform, Bluemix.”
Not bad for a twentysomething.
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