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76 Colleges
88,094 Yearly Graduations
$82,573 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$29,146 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2018, 88,094 students received a degree from a college in Indiana, making it rank #17 in terms of graduations. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $20,643 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $23,802 a year.

An estimated 63% of college students in Indiana take out loans, with the average loan amount being $7,286 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Indiana University - Bloomington

Bloomington, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
11,756 Yearly Degrees
$9,225 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 32,212 full-time undergraduates at IU Bloomington, and 43,710 students altogether. IU Bloomington has a freshman retention rate of 91%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

Roughly 35% of students at IU Bloomington take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,832 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,900 during the early-career years.

#2

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
10,902 Yearly Degrees
$9,208 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Purdue University - Main Campus is 42,699, of which 30,277 students are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Purdue is 91%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

About 57% of students who apply get accepted. Around 55% of accepted students are men, and 45% are women.

34% of Purdue students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,894 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Purdue is $44,800.

#3

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
8,995 Yearly Degrees

There are 75,486 students at Ivy Tech Community College in total, 21,180 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,948 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Ivy Tech Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
7,266 Yearly Degrees
$8,568 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 29,791 students at IUPUI in total, 17,521 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at IUPUI, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

45% of IUPUI students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,443 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,900 during the early-career years.

#5

Ball State University

Muncie, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
6,020 Yearly Degrees
$8,730 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 15,203 full-time undergraduates at Ball State, and 22,513 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 62%. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

Roughly 66% of students at Ball State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,831 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,000 during the early-career years.

#6

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
4,270 Yearly Degrees
$52,746 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 8,557 full-time undergraduates at Notre Dame, and 12,467 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Notre Dame is 98%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The acceptance rate at Notre Dame is 19%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Of the accepted students, 51% are men and 49% are women.

Approximately 33% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,674 a year. Notre Dame has a 0.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Notre Dame is $61,800.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
4,179 Yearly Degrees
$10,842 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Indiana Wesleyan University-National & Global is 10,778, of which 5,876 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 70% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,087 a year. IWU has a 5.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

#8

Indiana State University

Terre Haute, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
2,843 Yearly Degrees
$7,416 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Indiana State University is 13,763, of which 9,369 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Indiana State, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 85%. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,667 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Indiana State is $31,800.

#9

American College of Education

Indianapolis, Indiana
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
2,658 Yearly Degrees
$5,640 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 4,816 students at American College of Education in total, 9 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

#10

Purdue University Northwest

Hammond, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
2,407 Yearly Degrees
$5,820 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Purdue University Northwest is 12,071, of which 6,172 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 35%. Around 49% of accepted students are men, and 51% are women.

42% of Purdue Northwest students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,992 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

#11

University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
1,969 Yearly Degrees
$9,300 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 6,588 full-time undergraduates at USI, and 11,004 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Around 34% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

Roughly 58% of students at USI take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,722 a year. USI has a 6.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,900 during the early-career years.

#12

Vincennes University

Vincennes, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
1,920 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Vincennes University is 18,914, of which 5,367 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 58% of students at Vincennes University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,614 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Vincennes University is $27,500.

Public Public vs. Private
1,776 Yearly Degrees
$5,590 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne is 10,414, of which 5,913 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne is 4.9 years.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Roughly 49% of students at Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,177 a year. Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne has a 8.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,800 during the early-career years.

#14

University of Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,508 Yearly Degrees
$36,422 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at University of Indianapolis is 5,972, of which 3,828 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at UIndy, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 82%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

68% of UIndy students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,628 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UIndy with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Butler University

Indianapolis, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,371 Yearly Degrees
$11,298 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 4,182 full-time undergraduates at Butler, and 5,145 students altogether. It takes the average Butler undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 65% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 51% of students at Butler take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,509 a year. Butler has a 2.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $45,200 during the early-career years.

#16

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,189 Yearly Degrees
$11,340 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 4,026 students at Valpo in total, 3,153 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Valpo, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Approximately 69% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,091 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,400 during the early-career years.

#17

Indiana University - Southeast

New Albany, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
1,016 Yearly Degrees
$7,052 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 5,238 students at Indiana University - Southeast in total, 3,218 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Indiana University - Southeast is 4.9 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

44% of Indiana University - Southeast students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,547 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,200 during the early-career years.

#18

Marian University

Indianapolis, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
955 Yearly Degrees
$20,915 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 3,429 students at Marian in total, 1,961 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Marian is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 59%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

75% of Marian students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,116 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,600 during the early-career years.

#19

Indiana University - South Bend

South Bend, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
918 Yearly Degrees
$7,052 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 3,767 full-time undergraduates at Indiana University - South Bend, and 5,385 students altogether. It takes the average Indiana University - South Bend undergraduate about 5.1 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 46% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,220 a year. Indiana University - South Bend has a 8.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Indiana University - South Bend with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

Indiana Wesleyan University

Marion, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
836 Yearly Degrees
$13,104 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Indiana Wesleyan University is 3,072, of which 2,634 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at IWU, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Roughly 63% of students at IWU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,628 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $43,400 during the early-career years.

#21

Indiana University - East

Richmond, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
785 Yearly Degrees
$7,052 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 3,490 students at IU East in total, 1,887 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at IU East, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 70% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

45% of IU East students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,433 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,200 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
719 Yearly Degrees
$7,052 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 4,055 students at IU Northwest in total, 2,608 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at IU Northwest, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

Approximately 43% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,454 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,100 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
708 Yearly Degrees
$16,480 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 1,523 full-time undergraduates at University of St. Francis Fort Wayne, and 2,322 students altogether. It takes the average University of St. Francis Fort Wayne undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

Around 99% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

72% of University of St. Francis Fort Wayne students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,866 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from University of St. Francis Fort Wayne with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
701 Yearly Degrees

91% of Tech-CPS-Indiana-Tech-CPS students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,508 a year.

#25

Indiana University - Kokomo

Kokomo, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
632 Yearly Degrees
$7,052 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Indiana University - Kokomo is 3,029, of which 2,215 students are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average IU Kokomo undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 70%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

38% of IU Kokomo students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,184 a year. IU Kokomo has a 7.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from IU Kokomo with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Indiana Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Grace College and Theological Seminary 627
27 Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology 595
28 DePauw University 575
29 Anderson University Indiana 557
30 University of Evansville 553
31 Trine University 523
32 Indiana Institute of Technology 511
33 Saint Mary’s College 452
34 Bethel College - Mishawaka 444
35 Taylor University 434
36 Manchester University 395
37 Trine University-Regional/Non-Traditional Campuses 370
38 Huntington University 333
39 Calumet College of Saint Joseph 299
40 Franklin College 291
41 Oakland City University 274
42 Earlham College 261
43 Hanover College 251
44 Goshen College 240
45 Saint Mary - of - the - Woods College 229
46 Wabash College 221
47 Holy Cross College 155
48 International Business College-Indianapolis 139
49 Ancilla College 135
50 Lincoln College of Technology-Indianapolis 127
51 International Business College 124
52 Kaplan University-Indianapolis 91
53 Concordia Theological Seminary 67
54 Martin University 65
55 Saint Meinrad School of Theology 60
56 Mid - America College of Funeral Service 56
57 Chamberlain University-Indiana 55
58 Christian Theological Seminary 39
59 Crossroads Bible College 38
60 Radiological Technologies University VT 33
60 DeVry University - Indiana 33
62 Fortis College-Indianapolis 32
63 Ottawa University - Jeffersonville 30
64 Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary 23
65 Bethany Theological Seminary 18
66 College of Court Reporting Inc 16
67 Union-Bible-College 6
68 Horizon University 5
69 Ross Medical Education Center-Kokomo 4
70 Ross Medical Education Center-Evansville 3
70 Caris-College 3
72 Brightwood College-Indianapolis 2
73 Ross Medical Education Center-Granger 1
74 Ross Medical Education Center-Muncie 0
74 Ross Medical Education Center-Fort Wayne 0
74 Ross Medical Education Center-Lafayette 0

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