Indiana University

Indiana University Journalism

Undergraduate Admissions

In this section, you’ll find directions to apply to Indiana University and to IU Journalism, and information about scholarships and financial aid. You also can find out how to plan a visit to campus, so that you can see the campus and facilities for yourself.

Learn about financial support:

Learn about IU Journalism…

…or come see for yourself

These websites are for all incoming IU students:

For high school students:

All high school students intending to attend IU should first apply to the Office of Admissions at Indiana University for regular admission. This site allows you to apply online.

Or, you may contact the Office of Admissions by mail or phone:
300 N. Jordan
Bloomington, IN, 47405
Phone: (812)855-0661
As a new student, you will be admitted to University Division. You may declare journalism as your major and begin work on the journalism degree in your first year.
High school students may be eligible for our Honors Program of Ernie Pyle Scholars.

For current IU students:

Usually, students officially are admitted to IU Journalism at the end of their freshman year. 

The admission requirements for IU Journalism are 26 credit hours with a 2.20 grade point average on a 4.00 scale, including:
  • Journalism J 110, J 200 or J 210, grade of C or above
  • English composition or exemption, grade of C or above
  • The mathematical modeling requirement, grade of C- or above
  • One semester of a foreign language
  • 26 credit hours passed, IU GPA 2.20 or above
See the Academics section for more information about course requirements.

For transferring students:

IU Journalism accommodates all students who meet the admission requirements. Transfer students from another college or university must meet the 2.20 grade point average requirement in courses taken at Indiana University, but other admission requirements may be met with transfer course work.

For international students:

Refer to the Indiana University Office of Admissions International Students page for details on gaining admission.


Contact Director of Advising Services and Analysis Lauren Kinzer or Academic Counselor Jean Person.
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