A tradition of impact and innovation

Since 1957, the Indiana University School of Nursing in Bloomington has been shaping the nursing profession through education and research. We take pride in our rich history, but we’re also looking to the future. IU School of Nursing Bloomington remains committed to preparing skilled nursing professionals and to engaging in research that advances nursing education and practice.

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Prepare the next generation of nurses

We take pride in our faculty of nursing professionals who are visionary leaders, committed educators, and innovative researchers. We're looking for talented professionals to join the School of Nursing faculty on the Bloomington campus to help train the next generation of nurses.

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Your gift makes it possible for us to train future nurse leaders by offering our student nurses scholarships, state-of-the-art clinical facilities, and a world-class faculty. Your gift can also be used to support the general needs of the school.

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$700Kin scholarships awarded to nursing students annually

97%licensing exam pass rate for 2018 BSN graduates on first attempt

100%job placement rate for graduates

Two IU nursing students pose with a woman and her newborn baby at a hospital in Swaziland.

Getting a global perspective on health care

Learn how nursing is practiced in other countries and cultures.

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Training the next generation of nursing leaders

Dr. Opsahl’s research is closely tied to her scholarship on innovative teaching approaches for student, community, and patient learning with application to practice.

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Investing in the future of nursing

Dan Klausner and his daughters, School of Nursing alumnae Taylor and Marissa, established the Klausner Family Scholarship Fund to support IU nursing students who need financial assistance.

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June 3, 2020: IU School of Nursing's Commitment to Diversity and Equity

Dean Robin Newhouse's letter regarding the IU School of Nursing's Commitment to Diversity and Equity


April 9, 2020: Update on our school's response to the Covid-19 pandemic

Associate Dean Mary Lynn Davis-Ajami recently updated our school's alumni and friends about our response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Read her letter here.


March 26, 2020: Coronavirus COVID-19 IU School of Nursing Response

Governor Holcomb issued a Stay-at-Home order for all of Indiana effective March 24, 2020 until April 6, 2020 at 11:59pm. This FAQ provides clarity and guidelines.

All faculty and staff continue to work remotely at this time and are available via telephone and/or email during regular business hours (M-F, 8am – 5pm). The nursing building and the campus is open although the simulation lab space is closed.

Students [IUPUI and IUB] will return from spring break on Monday, March 30th. Most residence halls and on-campus housing are closed. Students will attend class and clinical virtually through the end of the semester.

University-sponsored or affiliated domestic and international travel is suspended. Personal international travel is strongly discouraged given the associated risks of possibly being unable to return for some period if the situation changes. Travelers returning from countries designated Level 3 by the CDC are subject to 14-day self-quarantine off campus upon return.

There are new travel restrictions from the CDC regrading travel to Europe.

Please complete the secure Traveler Information Form if you plan personal international travel.

Other than for students returning home, personal travel outside Indiana is also discouraged.

IUSON has suspended all in-person research-related patient/participant visits to protect the health of our faculty, staff, students and participants. The suspension applies to both domestic and international research. In addition to these suspensions, all onsite chart reviews and auditing visits are suspended as well.

For ongoing updates to this rapidly changing situation, please visit https://coronavirus.iu.edu