Academic Structure of Indiana University (Bloomington)

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Indiana University Bloomington is academically organized into one large college, which itself contains one school, and twelve more-specialized schools, which together confer more than 900 different degrees, majors, and programs:

College of Arts and Sciences[edit]


The College of Arts and Sciences is academically organized into 40 departments:

  • Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies
Student Building houses Geography and Anthropology Departments
  • Department of Anthropology
  • Department of Apparel Merchandising and Interior Design
  • Department of Astronomy
  • Department of Biology
  • Department of Central Eurasian Studies
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Classical Studies
  • Department of Communication and Culture
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Comparative Literature
  • Department of Criminal Justice
  • Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of English
  • Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology
  • Department of French and Italian
  • Department of Germanic Studies
  • Department of Gender Studies
  • Department of Geography
  • Department of Geological Sciences
  • Department of History
  • Department of the History and Philosophy of Science
  • Department of Linguistics
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Music in General Studies
  • Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
  • Department of Religious Studies
  • Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences
  • Department of Telecommunications
  • Department of Theatre and Drama
Inside the Fine Arts Library in the SoFA building
  • Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts (SoFA)
    • Department of the History of Art
    • Department of Studio Art

Research Institutes[edit]

  • Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics
  • Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior
  • Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Center for the Study of Global Change
  • College Arts & Humanities Institute
  • Creole Institute
  • (Linda and Jack) Gill Center for Biomolecular Science
  • Indiana Geological Survey
  • Indiana Molecular Biology Institute
  • Institute for European Studies
  • Medieval Studies Institute
  • Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions
  • Russian and East European Institute
  • Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis

Research Laboratories[edit]

  • Cyclotron Facility
  • Department of Language and Computer Laboratories


  • American Historical Review
  • Indiana Journal of Hispanic Literatures
  • Indiana Review


Academic Residences[edit]

  • Collins Living-Learning Center
  • Global Village Living-Learning Center

Jacobs School of Music[edit]


The Jacobs School of Music is academically organized into 22 departments:

  • Department of Ballet
  • Department of Bands
  • Department of Brass
  • Department of Choral Conducting
  • Department of Composition
  • Department of Early Music
  • Department of Guitar
  • Department of Harp
  • Department of Instrumental Conducting
  • Department of Jazz Studies
  • Department of Music Education
  • Department of Music in General Studies
  • Department of Music Theory
  • Department of Musicology
  • Department of Opera Studies
  • Department of Organ
  • Department of Percussion
  • Department of Piano
  • Department of Recording Arts
  • Department of Strings
  • Department of Voice
  • Department of Woodwinds

Research Institutes[edit]

  • Center for Electronic and Computer Music
  • Center for the History of Music Theory and Literature
  • Early Music Institute
  • Latin American Music Center
  • (William and Gayle) Cook Music Library

Kelley School of Business[edit]


The Kelley School of Business is academically organized into nine departments:

  • Department of Accounting
  • Department of Business Communication
  • Department of Business Economics and Public Policy
  • Department of Business Law
  • Department of Finance
  • Department of Information Systems
  • Department of Management
  • Department of Marketing
  • Department of Operations and Decisions Technologies

Research Institutes[edit]

  • Center for Brand Leadership
  • Center for Econometric Model Research
  • Center for Education & Research in Retailing
  • Center for International Business Education & Research
  • Center for Real Estate Studies
  • Indiana Business Research Center
  • Institute for Corporate Governance
  • Institute for Global Sales Studies
  • Institute for Urban Transportation
  • Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence

School of Education[edit]

School of Education


The School of Education is academically organized into five departments:

  • Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology
  • Department of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
  • Department of Instructional Systems Technology
  • Department of Language Education

School of Public Health-Bloomington (formerly the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation)[edit]


The School of Public Health-Bloomington is academically organized into five departments:

  • Department of Applied Health Science
  • Department of Environmental Health
  • Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Department of Kinesiology
  • Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies

Research and Professional Institutes, Centers, and Affiliated Programs[edit]


  • Bradford Woods Outdoor and Leadership Center
  • Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention
  • Center for Sexual Health Promotion
  • Center for Sport Policy and Conduct
  • Center for Student Leadership Development
  • Counsilman Center for the Science of Swimming
  • Indiana Prevention Resource Center
  • National Center on Accessibility
  • Wynn F. Updyke Center for Physical Activity

Institutes & Working Groups

  • Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands
  • Leisure Research Institute
  • Tobacco Control and Wellness Research Working Group


  • Adapted Physical Education Lab
  • Applied Health Behavior Research Laboratory
  • Biomechanics Lab
  • Human Performance Lab
  • Industrial Hygiene Laboratory
  • Nutrition Science Laboratories
  • Oxidative Stress Environmental Analysis Core Laboratory
  • Underwater Science Lab

Affiliated Programs

  • Academic Diving Program
  • Dance Studio
  • Dick Enberg Distance Learning Studio
  • Executive Development Program
  • Great Lakes Park Training Institute
  • Counsilman Center Indiana Swim Team (CCiST)
  • Institute for Outdoor Leadership and Education
  • Outdoor Pool
  • The President's Challenge
  • Royer Pool
  • Sports Medicine Facilities
  • Tennis Center
  • Tourism Research and Education Consortium (TREC)

School of Informatics and Computing[edit]


Lindley Hall houses the Department of Computer Science

The School of Informatics and Computing is academically organized into two departments:

  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Informatics

School of Journalism[edit]

Research Institutes[edit]

  • Center for Constitutional Democracy in Plural Societies
  • Center for Law, Society, and Culture
  • Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research

Division of Labor Studies[edit]

Maurer School of Law[edit]

The Law School


  • Community Legal Clinic
  • Conservation Law Clinic
  • Disability Law Clinic
  • Elder Law Clinic
  • Elmore Entrepreneurship Law Clinic
  • Viola J. Taliaferro Family and Children Mediation Clinic
  • Federal Courts Clinic
  • Nonprofit Legal Clinic

Research Institutes[edit]

  • Center on the Global Legal Profession
  • Center for Constitutional Democracy
  • Center for Law, Society, and Culture
  • Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research

School of Library and Information Science[edit]

SLIS occupies the ground floor of the West Tower of the main library building (center left)


  • Master of Information Science (MIS)
  • Master of Library Science (MLS)
  • Dual Degrees, Specializations, and Certificates
  • Ph.D. in Information Science

SLIS-related Research Groups[2][edit]

  • Center for Research on Mediated Interaction (CROMI)
  • Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science (CNS) Center
  • Digital Library Program (DLP) - Indiana University
  • Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics (RKCSI)
  • Semantic Web Lab (SWL)

School of Optometry[edit]

School of Public and Environmental Affairs[edit]

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs is academically organized into two departments:

  • Department of Public Affairs
  • Department of Environmental Science

School of Social Work[edit]

University Graduate School[edit]

School: Office of the Vice Provost of Research (OVPR)[3][edit]