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Ivy Tech Community College Overview

Ivy Tech Community College is a public institution situated in Indianapolis, Indiana. The location of Ivy Tech Community College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Ivy Tech Community College Known For?

27,188 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Ivy Tech Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 28% of the faculty were full-time.

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Ivy Tech Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Ivy Tech Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Other Construction Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Boilermaking Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Industrial Production Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Drafting & Design Engineering Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Construction Trades Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Electrical & Power Transmission Installers Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Precision Production Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Ivy Tech Community College?

Location of Ivy Tech Community College

Contact details for Ivy Tech Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 50 W. Fall Creek Parkway N. Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46208-5752
Phone: 317-921-4800
Website: www.ivytech.edu

How Do I Get Into Ivy Tech Community College?

You can apply to Ivy Tech Community College online at: www.ivytech.edu/apply-now/

Since Ivy Tech Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Ivy Tech Community College?

20% Take Out Loans
17.8% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Ivy Tech Community College, approximately 20% of students took out student loans averaging $3,948 a year. That adds up to $15,792 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Ivy Tech Community College is 17.8%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Ivy Tech Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

20,678 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 72,006 undergraduate students at Ivy Tech Community College, with 20,678 being full-time and 51,328 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Ivy Tech Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 20,678 full-time undergraduates at Ivy Tech Community College, 42% are male and 58% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Ivy Tech Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Ivy Tech Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Ivy Tech Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 413
Black or African American 2,213
Hispanic or Latino 862
White 15,402
International Students 292
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,496

Over 86 countries are represented at Ivy Tech Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at Ivy Tech Community College

15,010 Took All Classes Online
38,637 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 38,637 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Ivy Tech Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the most popular in Indiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Ivy Tech Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Ivy Tech Community College was -0.9%. This is the #2,264 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Ivy Tech Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Ivy Tech Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Science 24%
Entrepreneurial Studies 39%
General Psychology 97%
Health Professions 25%
Information Science 38%
Information Technology 40%
Legal Professions 26%
Legal Support Services 20%
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 52%
Psychology 97%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Ivy Tech Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Ivy Tech Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Building Management & Inspection #6
Non-Professional General Legal Studies #12
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology #13
Construction Trades #13
Library & Archives Assisting #16
Industrial Production Technology #28
Computer Science #53
Information Science #56
Library Science #63
Computer Software & Applications #77
Computer Programming #78
Legal Support Services #81
Entrepreneurial Studies #91
Legal Professions #112
Information Technology #129
Business Support & Assistant Services #146
Engineering Technologies #168
Computer Information Systems #189
Teacher Education Grade Specific #278
Accounting #293
Criminal Justice & Corrections #411
Computer & Information Sciences #420
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #467

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Ivy Tech Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 1,553 4,191 5,744
Business Administration & Management 1,129 952 1,077 3,158
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 905 374 275 1,554
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,077 0 388 1,465
Nursing 0 1,323 0 1,323
Health & Medical Administrative Services 267 266 646 1,179
Precision Metal Working 398 180 288 866
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 212 205 342 759
Mental & Social Health Services 19 336 373 728
Industrial Production Technology 106 262 274 642
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 336 299 635
Teacher Education Grade Specific 157 242 233 632
Accounting 272 198 154 624
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 265 120 148 533
Allied Health Professions 40 392 92 524
Health/Medical Prep Programs 477 0 0 477
Computer Information Systems 39 195 165 399
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 164 103 132 399
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 102 294 396
Hospitality Management 114 162 91 367
Carpentry 0 169 196 365
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 229 26 0 255
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 193 0 58 251
General Education 0 234 0 234
Information Technology 165 26 31 222
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 54 85 81 220
Mechanics & Repairers 0 75 142 217
Information Science 46 85 81 212
Design & Applied Arts 0 116 88 204
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 51 150 201
Building Management & Inspection 24 66 91 181
Business Support & Assistant Services 44 82 54 180
Culinary Arts 174 0 0 174
Dental Support Services 0 83 73 156
Interdisciplinary Studies 78 0 65 143
Computer Software & Applications 107 19 10 136
Legal Support Services 0 77 52 129
Human Resource Management 110 0 0 110
Ground Transportation 0 0 99 99
General Agriculture 0 96 0 96
Health Aids/Attendants/Orderlies 88 5 1 94
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 54 8 14 76
Environmental Control Technology 6 32 25 63
General Engineering 31 26 5 62
Computer Programming 54 0 0 54
Computer Systems Networking 0 28 25 53
Masonry 0 20 31 51
Fire Protection 14 26 0 40
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 39 0 39
Library & Archives Assisting 7 29 0 36
Boilermaking 0 7 29 36
General Engineering Technology 0 35 0 35
General Psychology 0 34 0 34
Other Homeland Security 0 24 8 32
Biotechnology 10 21 0 31
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 31 0 31
Entrepreneurial Studies 19 0 9 28
Computer Science 0 25 0 25
Other Construction 0 18 0 18
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 17 0 0 17
Communication & Journalism (Other) 0 15 0 15
Human Development & Family Studies 15 0 0 15
Mining & Petroleum Technology 0 0 11 11
Funeral & Mortuary Science 0 11 0 11
Air Transportation 10 0 1 11
Health & Physical Education 1 9 0 10
Agricultural Mechanization 0 3 6 9
Fine & Studio Arts 0 9 0 9
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services 0 4 4 8
General Biology 0 6 0 6
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 6 0 0 6
Quality Control Technology 0 0 6 6
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 6 0 0 6
Construction 5 0 0 5
Physical Science Technicians 0 3 2 5
Public Relations & Advertising 3 0 0 3
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 3 0 3
Nanotechnology 0 2 0 2
Public Health 0 2 0 2
General Science Technologies/Technicians 1 0 0 1
Horticulture 0 0 0 0
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 0 0 0
Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) 0 0 0 0
Other Precision Production 0 0 0 0
Woodworking 0 0 0 0
Homeland Security 0 0 0 0
Human Services 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 7,212 9,066 10,910 27,188

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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