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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 1,358 64 18 1,440
IUPUI 681 51 78 810
IU East 45 11 - 56
IU Kokomo 2 1 - 3
IU Northwest 2,447 251 - 2,698
IU South Bend 48 3 - 51
IU Southeast 10 3 - 13
All campuses 4,591 384 96 5,071
Degrees completed by campus
Campus Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
IU Bloomington 336 27 6 369
IUPUI 172 15 22 209
IU East 8 0 - 8
IU Kokomo 3 0 - 3
IU Northwest 443 83 - 526
IU South Bend 2 0 - 2
IU Southeast 0 0 - 0
All campuses 964 125 28 1,117

Sources:

  1. University Institutional Research & Reporting (UIRR), fall 2018
  2. University Institutional Research & Reporting (UIRR), fiscal year 2017-18

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 Bloomington6,492
IUPUI1,358
IU East27
IU Kokomo15
IU Northwest12,036
IU South Bend176
IU Southeast14
All campuses20,118

Source:

  1. IU Alumni Association, fall 2018

Hoosiers who are giving back from Lake County