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.

Terre Haute


Campus Life

Campus Life

Personal Recreation

Medical students at the Terre Haute campus can play indoor basketball, lift weights, and use other campus recreation facilities provided by Indiana State University. Group fitness classes and clubs are available through campus recreation as well.

Off-campus, Le Club memberships are available for a fee and provide access to free weights, nautilus equipment, cardiovascular equipment, and group classes. The nearby YMCA facility also offers weights and classes, and Union Hospital’s Center for Fitness and Performance is especially convenient for students doing clinical rotations.

Popular running spots include Heritage Trail, Deming Park, Dobbs Park, the Indiana State University outdoor track, Rea Park (across from Regional Hospital) and Collett Park. Deming Park and Dobbs Park are great places to walk, sit in the sun or just get away from campus for a while.

Extracurricular Activities

Especially while training for a career in medicine, it’s important to engage in fun activities that alleviate stress. Recreation activities, including athletics, civic engagement and hobbies, help relieve stress and return refreshed to academic work. Students can volunteer at a deserving organization while studying at IU School of Medicine in Terre Haute, and the campus offers a variety of student-focused participation opportunities as well.

A range of Student Interest Groups are also available on this campus, including the Emergency Medicine SIG, Family Medicine SIG, and Technology in Medicine SIG. Medical students also participate in professional organizations such as American Medical Women’s Association.


First-year medical students have courses on the host-campus of Indiana State University. Explore the Campus Map to navigate this campus. Parking permits are available through Indiana State University Parking Services.