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IU’s impact in Porter County

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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 596 23 14 633
IUPUI 179 38 43 260
IU East 23 7 - 30
IU Kokomo 2 1 - 3
IU Northwest 638 76 - 714
IU South Bend 30 5 - 35
IU Southeast 2 2 - 4
All campuses 1,470 152 57 1,679
Degrees completed by campus
Campus Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
IU Bloomington 111 12 3 126
IUPUI 39 9 18 66
IU East 6 0 - 6
IU Kokomo 1 0 - 1
IU Northwest 115 32 - 147
IU South Bend 9 1 - 10
IU Southeast 0 0 - 0
All campuses 281 54 21 356

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 Bloomington3,170
IUPUI670
IU East22
IU Kokomo17
IU Northwest4,565
IU South Bend220
IU Southeast7
All campuses8,671

Source:

  1. IU Alumni Association, fall 2018

Hoosiers who are giving back from Porter County