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106 Colleges
121,768 Yearly Graduations
$85,221 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$29,977 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Indiana ranked #14 in the nation for degrees handed out in 2019. Around 121,768 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $21,305 per year to get their degree at a college in Indiana, while out of state students will pay an average of $24,580 per year.

About 69% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $7,494 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
27,188 Yearly Degrees

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

Roughly 20% of students at Ivy Tech Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,948 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% 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.

#2

Indiana University - Bloomington

Bloomington, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
11,834 Yearly Degrees
$9,501 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 43,710 students at IU Bloomington in total, 32,212 of which are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at IU Bloomington is 91%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

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

35% of IU Bloomington students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,832 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from IU Bloomington with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
11,722 Yearly Degrees
$9,208 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 30,277 full-time undergraduates at Purdue, and 42,699 students altogether. 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.

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,894 a year. Purdue has a 2.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Purdue with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $44,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

Kaplan University-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
8,820 Yearly Degrees
$8,791 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 53 full-time undergraduates at Kaplan University-Indianapolis, and 603 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 11.6% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Public Public vs. Private
8,169 Yearly Degrees
$8,826 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 29,791 students at IUPUI in total, 17,521 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average IUPUI undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

About 80% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students 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 school reports a student loan default rate of 5.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from IUPUI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Ball State University

Muncie, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
6,395 Yearly Degrees
$8,850 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Ball State University is 22,513, of which 15,203 students are full-time undergraduates. 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. Ball State has a 5.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Ball State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
4,230 Yearly Degrees
$11,083 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 10,778 students at IWU in total, 5,876 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 70% of students at IWU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,087 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

#8

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
4,205 Yearly Degrees
$54,908 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at University of Notre Dame is 12,467, of which 8,557 students are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Notre Dame undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

Only 19% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 51% are men and 49% are women.

33% of Notre Dame students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,674 a year. Notre Dame has a 0.7% 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.

#9

Vincennes University

Vincennes, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
3,013 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 21.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,500 during the early-career years.

#10

American College of Education

Indianapolis, Indiana
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
2,876 Yearly Degrees
$4,894 Yearly Tuition (In-State

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

#11

Indiana State University

Terre Haute, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
2,757 Yearly Degrees
$7,542 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 9,369 full-time undergraduates at Indiana State, and 13,763 students altogether. For undergraduates at Indiana State, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

About 85% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

67% of Indiana State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,667 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Indiana State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Purdue University Northwest

Hammond, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
2,516 Yearly Degrees
$5,868 Yearly Tuition (In-State

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

About 35% of students who apply get accepted. Around 49% of accepted students are men, and 51% are women.

42% of Purdue Northwest students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,992 a year. Purdue Northwest has a 8.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

#13

University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
2,289 Yearly Degrees
$9,486 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at University of Southern Indiana is 11,004, of which 6,588 students are full-time undergraduates. 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.

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,722 a year. USI has a 5.0% 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.

Public Public vs. Private
1,756 Yearly Degrees
$5,682 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 5,913 full-time undergraduates at Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne, and 10,414 students altogether. For undergraduates at Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne, the average graduation time is 4.9 years.

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

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,177 a year. Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne has a 7.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

University of Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,606 Yearly Degrees
$37,514 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 3,828 full-time undergraduates at UIndy, and 5,972 students altogether. 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%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 68% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,628 a year. UIndy has a 5.9% 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 $35,800 during the early-career years.

#16

Butler University

Indianapolis, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,455 Yearly Degrees
$12,858 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Butler University is 5,145, of which 4,182 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. 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. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Butler with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $45,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,261 Yearly Degrees
$11,700 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 3,153 full-time undergraduates at Valpo, and 4,026 students altogether. It takes the average Valpo undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

69% of Valpo students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,091 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Valpo is $39,400.

#18

Indiana University - Southeast

New Albany, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
1,033 Yearly Degrees
$7,264 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Indiana University - Southeast is 5,238, of which 3,218 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

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

Roughly 44% of students at Indiana University - Southeast take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,547 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Indiana University - Southeast with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

Indiana University - South Bend

South Bend, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
959 Yearly Degrees
$7,264 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Indiana University - South Bend is 5,385, of which 3,767 students are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Indiana University - South Bend undergraduate about 5.1 years to complete their degree.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Roughly 46% of students at Indiana University - South Bend take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,220 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

Marian University

Indianapolis, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
945 Yearly Degrees
$21,772 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Marian University is 3,429, of which 1,961 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

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

Approximately 75% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,116 a year. Marian has a 4.9% 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 $38,600 during the early-career years.

#21

Indiana Wesleyan University

Marion, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
885 Yearly Degrees
$13,440 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Indiana Wesleyan University is 3,072, of which 2,634 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

Roughly 63% of students at IWU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,628 a year. IWU has a 6.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from IWU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $43,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Indiana University - East

Richmond, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
850 Yearly Degrees
$7,264 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Indiana University - East is 3,490, of which 1,887 students 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. Around 37% of accepted students 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. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.0% is close to the national average 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
766 Yearly Degrees
$7,264 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Indiana University - Northwest is 4,055, of which 2,608 students are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average IU Northwest undergraduate about 5.0 years to complete their degree.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 33% 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. The student loan default rate of 9.7% is very similar to 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
685 Yearly Degrees
$7,725 Yearly Tuition (In-State

Roughly 91% of students at Tech-CPS-Indiana-Tech-CPS take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,508 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
645 Yearly Degrees
$9,450 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 2,322 students at University of St. Francis Fort Wayne in total, 1,523 of which are full-time undergraduates. 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.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,866 a year. University of St. Francis Fort Wayne has a 5.5% 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 University of St. Francis Fort Wayne is $35,100.

Other Indiana Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Indiana University - Kokomo 634
27 Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology 607
28 University of Evansville 597
29 DePauw University 595
30 Grace College and Theological Seminary 557
31 Indiana Institute of Technology 508
32 Taylor University 505
33 Anderson University Indiana 462
34 Trine University 449
35 Bethel College - Mishawaka 441
36 Saint Mary’s College 421
37 Manchester University 415
38 Lincoln College of Technology-Indianapolis 403
39 Huntington University 318
40 Franklin College 276
41 Trine University-Regional/Non-Traditional Campuses 273
42 Goshen College 269
42 Oakland City University 269
44 Earlham College 251
45 Hanover College 247
46 Saint Mary - of - the - Woods College 239
47 Calumet College of Saint Joseph 238
48 Wabash College 220
49 Holy Cross College 198
50 MyComputerCareer.edu-Indianapolis 197
51 International Business College-Indianapolis 166
52 Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Indianapolis 156
53 Aveda Fredric’s Institute-Indianapolis 152
54 Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Highland 145
55 Fortis College-Indianapolis 139
56 Empire Beauty School-Indianapolis 131
57 Ancilla College 116
58 The Salon Professional Academy-Evansville 110
59 Ross Medical Education Center-Granger 108
60 PJ’s College of Cosmetology-Clarksville 97
61 Ross Medical Education Center-Lafayette 92
62 Ross Medical Education Center-Fort Wayne 85
63 International Business College 81
64 Ravenscroft Beauty College 77
65 Ross Medical Education Center-Kokomo 76
65 Concordia Theological Seminary 76
67 Rudae’s School of Beauty Culture-Ft Wayne 75
68 Denmark College 74
69 Ross Medical Education Center-Muncie 71
69 Indiana Massage College 71
71 Empire Beauty School-Speedway 69
72 Summit Salon Academy-Anderson 64
73 Chamberlain University-Indiana 63
74 Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Indianapolis 61
75 Ross Medical Education Center-Evansville 60
75 Paul Mitchell the School-Indianapolis 60
77 Summit Salon Academy-Kokomo 56
78 Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Lafayette 54
78 Saint Meinrad School of Theology 54
80 Rogers Academy of Hair Design 48
80 Tricoci University of Beauty Cuture LLC-Bloomington 48
82 Martin University 47
82 Mid - America College of Funeral Service 47
84 Paul Mitchell the School-Merrillville 44
85 Radiological Technologies University VT 43
85 Saint Elizabeth School of Nursing 43
85 Caris-College 43
88 Kenny’s Academy of Barbering 38
89 Lil Lou’s Beauty and Barber College LLC 31
90 Christian Theological Seminary 30
91 Don Roberts School of Hair Design 29
91 J Michael Harrold Beauty Academy 29
93 DeVry University - Indiana 27
94 PJ’s College of Cosmetology-Richmond 21
95 Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary 20
96 Alexandria School of Scientific Therapeutics 19
97 Bethany Theological Seminary 18
98 Knox Beauty College 13
99 Vincennes Beauty College 9
100 Union-Bible-College 8
100 Christina-And-Company-Education-Center 8
102 College of Court Reporting Inc 7
103 Horizon University 5
104 Textures Institute of Cosmetology 3
105 Lil-Lou’S-Beauty-And-Barber-College-Hammond 1
105 Ideal Beauty Academy 1

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