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.

South Bend


Campus Life

Campus Life

Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend is immediately adjacent to the University of Notre Dame, offering a rich campus life in a traditionally collegiate community. Notre Dame offers many athletic, academic and performing arts events throughout the school year. The community offers many diverse dining options, great shopping and recreation opportunities. South Bend also hosts many festivals, concerts and cultural events.

As part of their first-year orientation, IU School of Medicine students in South Bend obtain a University of Notre Dame ID, which allows them to use the Hesburgh library and Notre Dame’s various recreational facilities, intramural sports and other recreational events.


Most new students at IU School of Medicine-South Bend are barely settled in before they experience the first home Notre Dame football weekend. While students say they don’t always have time to attend the game, a walk through campus ahead of time is a treat of pageantry and food.

Personal Recreation

Students assigned to the IU School of Medicine-South Bend campus have Special Graduate Student status at the University of Notre Dame. With this designation, medical students are issued a Notre Dame student ID and email address, can purchase discounted football tickets, enjoy facility access to work out and aquatic centers, the libraries and countless other amenities.

Extracurricular Activities

Competitive residency programs seek well-rounded medical students who demonstrate an ability to balance work with a meaningful life outside the classroom. Extra-curricular activities, including athletics, student mentoring, civic engagement and hobbies, help relieve stress and return refreshed to academic work. At IU School of Medicine-South Bend, long hours of study are offset with non-academic activities, as students participate in Notre Dame’s extracurricular activities and take part in service learning groups such as the Navari Clinic and the American Medical Women’s Association. IU School of Medicine’s South Bend campus offers a variety of other participation opportunities, including the Student Executive Committee. In 2016, an initiative to strengthen campus life experience for medical students generated committees on service learning and student activities.