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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

In 2019, 121,768 students received a degree from a college in Indiana, making it rank #14 in terms of graduations. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Indiana is $21,305 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $24,580 a year.

An estimated 69% of college students in Indiana take out loans, with the average 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
$4,500 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 21,242 full-time undergraduates at Ivy Tech Community College, and 72,689 students altogether. 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 typical student loan amount 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
$10,947 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 43,260 students at IU Bloomington in total, 33,084 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 31,981 are full-time. 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 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 typical student loan amount is $7,832 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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
$9,992 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 34,596 undergraduates at Purdue, of which 32,606 are full-time, and there are 45,500 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at Purdue. The freshman retention rate is 91%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 57%. Around 55% of accepted students are men, and 45% are women.

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $44,800 during the early-career years.

#4

Kaplan University-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
8,820 Yearly Degrees
$8,037 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 28,807 undergraduates at Kaplan University-Indianapolis, of which 4,753 are full-time, and there are 38,138 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
$9,701 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 21,173 undergraduates at IUPUI, of which 17,630 are full-time, and there are 29,537 students altogether. 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.

Roughly 45% of students at IUPUI take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,443 a year. IUPUI 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 $36,900 during the early-career years.

#6

Ball State University

Muncie, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
6,395 Yearly Degrees
$10,020 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Ball State University is 22,443, of which 16,702 students are undergraduates and of those, 14,693 are full-time. It takes the average Ball State undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 62% of students who apply get accepted. 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 typical student loan amount is $7,831 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.3% which is much lower than the average 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
$9,345 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,410 students at IWU in total, 6,925 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,373 are full-time. 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 average amount of student loans 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
$55,553 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,683 students at Notre Dame in total, 8,732 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,708 are full-time. Notre Dame has a freshman retention rate of 98%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

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 average amount of student loans is $6,674 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.7% which is much lower than the average 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
$6,074 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Vincennes University is 17,239, which includes 4,640 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%.

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

#10

American College of Education

Indianapolis, Indiana
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
2,876 Yearly Degrees
$5,345 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,057 students at American College of Education in total, 99 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 99 are full-time. 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
$9,236 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,214 undergraduates at Indiana State, of which 8,105 are full-time, and there are 12,144 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

About 85% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% 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. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,800 during the early-career years.

#12

Purdue University Northwest

Hammond, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
2,516 Yearly Degrees
$7,542 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Purdue University Northwest is 10,006, of which 9,106 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,561 are full-time. 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. 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
$8,546 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,705 students at USI in total, 9,162 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,133 are full-time. For undergraduates at USI, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

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

58% of USI students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,722 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from USI is $30,900.

Public Public vs. Private
1,756 Yearly Degrees
$8,589 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne is 10,208, of which 9,697 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,370 are full-time. It takes the average Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne undergraduate about 4.9 years to complete their degree.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students 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. The student loan default rate of 7.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne is $30,800.

#15

University of Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,606 Yearly Degrees
$30,976 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,801 students at UIndy in total, 4,402 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,066 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UIndy 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.

Roughly 68% of students at UIndy take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UIndy is $35,800.

#16

Butler University

Indianapolis, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,455 Yearly Degrees
$42,360 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,515 students at Butler in total, 4,685 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,509 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at Butler. The freshman retention rate is 89%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

51% of Butler students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%!

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

#17

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,261 Yearly Degrees
$41,820 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,502 students at Valpo in total, 2,992 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,940 are full-time. 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.

Roughly 69% of students at Valpo take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,091 a year. Valpo has a 3.1% 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 Valpo is $39,400.

#18

Indiana University - Southeast

New Albany, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
1,033 Yearly Degrees
$7,527 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,882 students at Indiana University - Southeast in total, 4,397 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,099 are full-time. It takes the average Indiana University - Southeast undergraduate about 4.9 years to complete their degree.

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 school reports a student loan default rate of 7.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

#19

Indiana University - South Bend

South Bend, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
959 Yearly Degrees
$7,527 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Indiana University - South Bend is 5,092, of which 4,551 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,481 are full-time. For undergraduates at Indiana University - South Bend, the average graduation time is 5.1 years.

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. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Indiana University - South Bend is $29,700.

#20

Marian University

Indianapolis, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
945 Yearly Degrees
$35,000 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,405 undergraduates at Marian, of which 2,039 are full-time, and there are 3,519 students altogether. It takes the average Marian undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

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

Approximately 75% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,116 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Marian with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

Indiana Wesleyan University

Marion, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
885 Yearly Degrees
$27,296 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,165 students at IWU in total, 2,762 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,528 are full-time. 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.

Approximately 63% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from IWU is $43,400.

#22

Indiana University - East

Richmond, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
850 Yearly Degrees
$7,527 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,500 undergraduates at IU East, of which 2,031 are full-time, and there are 3,766 students altogether. 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 70%. 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 student loan default rate of 9.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from IU East with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
766 Yearly Degrees
$7,527 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,877 students at IU Northwest in total, 3,454 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,515 are full-time. 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 74%. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

43% of IU Northwest students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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
$10,224 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,157 students at Indiana Tech - CPS in total, 2,241 are full-time undergraduates.

Roughly 91% of students at 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
$31,480 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,249 students at University of St. Francis Fort Wayne in total, 1,745 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,497 are full-time. 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.

Roughly 72% of students at University of St. Francis Fort Wayne take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,866 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.5% 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.

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 - 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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