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Academics at Indiana University - Bloomington - Majors, Faculty & More

Wondering what academic life at IU Bloomington will be like? In addition to the degrees and majors, as well as the faculty composition at IU Bloomington this section includes detailed information on freshman retention rates, reasons students did not graduate, and an analysis of full-time and tenured faculty vs. adjunct teaching staff.

All About Academics

What's the point of going to college without academics? Find out more about the faculty and staff, what majors and fields of study are offered at this college, and information on online classes if offered. Here are some of the things you'll learn in this section.

Faculty Resources

The total number of instructional staff teaching the 33,301 undergraduate students at Indiana University - Bloomington is 2,434 . When this is adjusted to account for those with part-time status, the result is the "full-time equivalent" (FTE) count. Using the FTE count for students and staff results in a "student to instructor" ratio of 16 to 1 which makes Indiana University - Bloomington worse than the typical college regarding instructional attention.

For every instructor (FTE) at Indiana University - Bloomington , there are 16 undergraduate students (FTE). This ratio is worse than the typical college concerning instructional attention.
The vast majority of the instructors (86.0% ) are full-time.
The vast majority of instructors (100.0% ) are "faculty" rather than "lecturers".
The vast majority of the faculty (86.0% ) are full-time.
A significant percentage of the faculty (43.0% ) are adjuncts (not in the tenure system).

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Most Popular Majors

Indiana University - Bloomington offers 102 distinct undergraduate degrees, concentrated into 69 majors within 26 broad fields of study. Across all fields of study, Indiana University - Bloomington awarded 7,835 undergraduate degrees in 2019 - 2020 .

Most Popular MajorsAssociates GraduationsBachelors GraduationsAll Graduations
General Business/Commerce02,0022,002
Public Administration0593593
Computer Information Systems0497497
Communication & Media Studies0472472
Health & Physical Education0347347

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