Requirements for Current IU Bloomington Students

If you're a current IU student, here's what you'll need to join the SPEA family

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) is a welcoming community. Admission is based primarily on your academic record and you must complete certain admission requirements prior to application.

Admissions Application

When making admissions decisions, the SPEA Admissions Committee reviews each application, including your professional statement, looking for strong and consistent academic performance. We take into consideration factors such as your IU grade trends and patterns, cumulative GPA, admission course GPA,and application semester GPA.

Admissions Requirements

These requirements are different for Arts Management and Law and Public Policy—see below.

You will be considered for admission if you meet all of the following requirements, but meeting these requirements does not guarantee admission: You should have completed 12 credit hours and a maximum of 75 credit hours with a minimum 2.300 (C+) cumulative grade point average and completed a core or major course with a C grade or better. For all admissions applications received on after May 2, 2014, you must have completed both the IUB General Education English Composition and Mathematical Modeling requirements with a C- or higher.

Arts Management Admission Requirements

You should have completed 12 credit hours and a maximum of 75 credit hours with a minimum 2.300 (C+) cumulative grade point average and completed (with a grade of C or better) the following SPEA introductory course: SPEA-A 163 Art Worlds: Management, Markets, and Policy. For all admissions applications received on after May 2, 2014, you must have completed both the IUB General Education English Composition and Mathematical Modeling requirements with a C- or higher.

Law and Public Policy Admission Requirements

You should have completed 26 credit hours and a maximum of 75 credit hours with a minimum 2.700 (B-) cumulative grade point average and completed (with a grade of C or better) a core or major course. For all admissions applications received on after May 2, 2014, you must have completed both the IUB General Education English Composition and Mathematical Modeling requirements with a C- or higher.

Application

If you meet our requirements, apply online. We are happy to answer any questions you may have—contact us at (812) 855-0635 or speaugrd@indiana.edu.

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