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


Medical Student Facilities


In classrooms and during study hours, South Bend campus students are housed in a gorgeous facility. After hours, popular activities include a jog around Notre Dame’s famous lakes, a jazz performance at DeBartolo, and a Saturday home football game experience. Medical school students also organize sports intramural teams as participants in Notre Dame’s extensive intramural program.

Work and Study Space

First- and second year medical students are assigned to one of two wireless classrooms, both equipped with laptop connectivity at each student station. During first-year courses, students spend significant time in the state-of-the-art cadaver laboratory, which houses six cadaver tables and monitors at each work station.

Summer 2015 saw the renovation of a new student study space with lighted study carrels. An array of current journals, including JAMA, NEJM, The Lancet, are available online. Three computer stations are available in the library, including a PDA-syncing station for students to download clinical skills encounters. In this same area, students have access to a fax machine, laser printer and copier as well as individually assigned mailboxes.

In addition, a conference room equipped with videoconferencing capability is available for students to participate in student interest groups or Medical Student Council meetings held in Indianapolis.

The student lounge in Raclin-Carmichael Hall has a plasma TV and kitchenette with microwaves, toasters and ample refrigerator space.

Housing and Other Personal Space

All medical students are assigned an individual locker for storage of books, extra clothes and snacks, as well as a mailbox. Students frequently request that packages (such as Amazon deliveries) be delivered to the medical school, where they are held for pickup at the reception area of Raclin-Carmichael Hall. Construction of graduate student housing in the Medical School/Notre Dame area has also grown considerably in the past five years, providing many new options within walking distance of the campus.