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IU’s impact in Lake County

Home to the IU Northwest and the IU School of Medicine–Northwest–Gary

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Economic impact

Indiana University plays a key role in Indiana’s economic growth. In addition to purchasing a considerable amount of goods and services from local businesses across the state, the university employs residents in almost every county, each of whom go on to have a positive impact on local tax bases.

Education impact

With seven IU campuses to choose from, Indiana residents have multiple access points to pursue their education. While research shows that a well-educated workforce corresponds with improved health, lower rates of mortality, and lower rates of crime, an education from Indiana University also gives citizens the opportunity to increase their earning potential and achieve upward social mobility.

Enrollment by campus
Campus Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
IU Bloomington 1,329 57 18 1,404
IUPUI 696 43 74 813
IU East 38 4 - 42
IU Kokomo 7 0 - 7
IU Northwest 2,559 247 - 2,806
IU South Bend 39 3 - 42
IU Southeast 7 4 - 11
All campuses 4,675 358 92 5,125
Degrees completed by campus
Campus Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
IU Bloomington 310 14 4 328
IUPUI 149 15 28 192
IU East 10 0 - 10
IU Kokomo 1 0 - 1
IU Northwest 470 72 - 542
IU South Bend 2 1 - 3
IU Southeast 1 0 - 1
All campuses 943 102 32 1,077

Source:

  1. University Institutional Research & Reporting (UIRR), fall 2017

Alumni impact

Indiana University alumni are some of the state’s greatest contributors. They are business owners and employers, entrepreneurs, researchers, teachers, doctors and nurses, policy makers, and more. All of them serve their local communities as professionals and tax-paying citizens.

Alumni by campus
CampusTotal
IU Bloomington6638
IUPUI1069
IU East21
IU Kokomo14
IU Northwest11240
IU South Bend168
IU Southeast16
All campuses19,166

Source:

  1. IU Alumni Association, fall 2017

Hoosiers who are giving back from Lake County