The Medical Sciences Program in Bloomington is unique among the IU School of Medicine campuses in that it educates medical students seeking an MD as well as graduate and undergraduate students. Bloomington offers a Big 10 learning environment on an iconic campus.

With six major hospitals housing about 2000 beds, medical students in Evansville have access to physician educators in a range of medical specialties. An expanded residency program here will provide more than 100 new graduate medical education positions over the next few years.

The Fort Wayne campus offers clinical education in both rural and urban communities through two large hospital systems serving the region. A Student Research Fellowship Program offers med students nine weeks of summer research experience.

Students and faculty in Indianapolis benefit from close proximity to some of Indiana’s largest teaching hospitals and the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center. This campus offers medical education in the heart of one of the most progressive and economically healthy cities in the United States.

Muncie is the School’s only campus that’s located on hospital property, giving medical students a front-row four-year medical education with all the amenities that come with being located near the campus of Ball State University, a bustling college environment.

Located in a highly populated urban region just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, the Gary campus offers medical students unparalleled access to clinical care at 11 major teaching hospitals housing 2800 beds. An expanded residency program in Gary will accommodate more than 100 new graduate medical education positions.

IU School of Medicine-South Bend is located on the campus of Notre Dame, offering a rich campus life in a traditionally collegiate community. Students here gain clinical care experience at the Navari Student Outreach Clinic, and external funding for faculty research exceeds $2 million per year.

Known for its rural medical education program, IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute meets the increased need for physicians to serve rural communities throughout the state of Indiana and beyond. This unique four-year medical school program emphasizes primary care and other specialties of need in rural communities.

Located on the campus of Purdue University, the West Lafayette campus offers a Big Ten campus atmosphere and opportunities to supplement the MD curriculum with research experience in the collaborative labs and research centers here. This IU School of Medicine campus offers on-campus housing to med students.


Frequently Asked Questions

The information on this page provides answers to questions that are frequently asked by prospective faculty, staff and students as well as donors, research partners, media and the general public. If the question you have is not answered here, please email to be directed to the person or department who can provide an answer.

General FAQ

For information about anatomical donations to IU School of Medicine, please explore the Anatomical Education Program FAQ page. For additional information or to discuss a donation by phone, call 317-274-7450. To send correspondence by postal mail, address the communication to Anatomical Education Program, Medical Science Building, Room 5035, 635 Barnhill Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202.

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Faculty and Staff FAQ

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Admissions and Student FAQ

The process of applying and being admitted to the IU School of Medicine is outlined on the MD Admissions page, along with information about admission deadlines, admission requirements, and prerequisite course requirements.

IU School of Medicine is made up of nine regional campuses across Indiana. View a list of statewide campuses or click below to learn more about each campus.

The journey to becoming a doctor begins early. Visit the MD Admissions page to learn more about requirements for entering med school.

Applicants who interview at IU School of Medicine but are not accepted are encouraged to contact the Office of Admissions at to reapply.

While admission and acceptance rates vary from year to year, for the 2015 entering class, IU School of Medicine received 6,146 applications and admitted 377 students.

Focused research experience and internship programs are available statewide at IU School of Medicine campuses. Explore student research programs to find an academic program or summer internship in an area of medicine that advances specific skills or interests.

The IU School of Medicine MD curriculum is divided into three phases:

  • Phase 1: Develop competency in medical knowledge with an emphasis on basic science
  • Phase 2: Develop clinical skills through training and clerkships
  • Phase 3: Explore careers and pursue advanced clinical learning

Additional Resources

For more information about the MD application and admissions processes, view the Admissions FAQ. For school enrollment data and general information, download the IU School of Medicine 2016-17 Fact Sheet.

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