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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 589 22 14 625
IUPUI 177 27 50 254
IU East 20 0 - 20
IU Kokomo 2 0 - 2
IU Northwest 673 68 - 741
IU South Bend 29 6 - 35
IU Southeast 1 1 - 2
All campuses 1,491 124 64 1,679
Degrees completed by campus
Campus Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
IU Bloomington 132 10 2 144
IUPUI 45 9 16 70
IU East 2 0 - 2
IU Kokomo 0 0 - 0
IU Northwest 147 32 - 179
IU South Bend 4 3 - 7
IU Southeast 0 1 - 1
All campuses 330 55 18 403

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 Bloomington3185
IUPUI578
IU East15
IU Kokomo14
IU Northwest4346
IU South Bend210
IU Southeast5
All campuses8,353

Source:

  1. IU Alumni Association, fall 2017

Hoosiers who are giving back from Porter County