Each year outstanding incoming freshmen are offered direct admission to the College of Arts and Sciences.
If you’re offered direct admission, you can:
- Declare a major in the College and begin your studies as an official College student at the start of your freshman year
- Declare a second major or a minor in your first semester
- Work with an advisor who is a specialist in your major as soon as you arrive at IU
- Apply to the Arts + Sciences Undergraduate Research Experience as a Direct Admit applicant
- Tap into other resources and support in your academic department from the very beginning of your studies