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.

Indiana University School of Medicine—Muncie

IU School of Medicine—Muncie is the School’s only statewide campus that’s located on hospital property, giving medical students as well as residents and faculty convenient access to IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. And with small class-sizes, medical students at this campus benefit from a front-row four-year medical education with all the amenities and conveniences that come with being located near the campus of Ball State University, a bustling college environment.

Like the School’s other statewide campuses, medical students in Muncie also have exceptional community participation opportunities through student groups, medical service learning programs, extracurricular activities and summer enrichment electives.

Led by national experts in their fields, the medical education program at IU School of Medicine—Muncie follows the school’s statewide core curriculum. Faculty at the IU School of Medicine—Muncie stay current with their own medical education and are involved in research projects ranging from synaptic rearrangement imaging to understanding the role of glycogen in the development and physiology of disease. Students and faculty at this campus form close bonds that enrich both academic and professional growth.

Live and Learn in Muncie

Medical students and their friends and family can access information and resources about the Muncie campus to better understand how to navigate this campus and make the most of their time at the IU School of Medicine Muncie campus.

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Campus Tour

Located on the campus of Ball State University, IU School of Medicine-Muncie offers a traditional collegiate environment for learning. Here, students and faculty alike enjoy all the benefits of traditional campus life in a small town within about an hour’s drive to the bigger-city amenities of Indianapolis.


Christine Sharlow

MS2, Muncie Campus
With an infectious outgoing personality, Christine is consistently positive and professional. She is always willing to volunteer for various activities.

Dr. Derron Bishop

Associate Dean; Campus Director; Professor of Physiology
Recognized as an extraordinary faculty member and administrator, Dr. Bishop has been instrumental in planning and implementing the new MD curriculum statewide.
“Living in Muncie allows me to spend time with my family and pursue the activities I enjoy, due to the short trip to campus. I strongly recommend it!”
J. Matt Neal, MD Assistant Dean for Educational Affairs and Faculty Development

Statewide Student Community

The College and House program is designed to connect IU School of Medicine students at different campuses during their four-year medical education experience to inspire a strong sense of community, peer support and a culture of wellness among medical students.

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