Indiana University

Indiana University Journalism

Undergraduate Admission Requirements

The admissions  process for the Indiana University Journalism is easy to navigate.

Admission requirements:

  • 26 credit hours with a 2.20 grade point average (FX calculated as F, DX calculated as D)
  • Journalism J110, J200 or J210 with a C or better
  • English composition with a C or better or exemption
  • Mathematical modeling, C- or better
  • One semester of a foreign language

Direct Admission:

Most students apply to enter the program as a journalism major after their freshman years. However, students who apply to IU and express an interest in journalism may be eligible for the Direct Admission program.

  • Who is eligible?
    Students entering the Fall 2014 class are eligible to apply for direct admission if they meet any ONE of the following requirements:
    • Score of 1300 SAT or above (verbal and math)
    • Score of 30 ACT or above
    • Have a GPA of 3.75 or above on a 4.0 scale
    • Are in the top 15 percent of their high school graduating classes

  • How to apply:


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