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31 Colleges
7,922 Yearly Graduations
$74,673 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,679 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Indiana ranked #11 in the nation for nursing degrees handed out in 2021. Around 7,922 students received some type of diploma that year. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Indiana is $18,668 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $24,558 a year.

About 57% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,670 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
1,366 Yearly Degrees
$4,637 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Ivy Tech Community College is 63,809, which includes 17,740 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 18% of students at Ivy Tech Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,054 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Ivy Tech Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,384 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Purdue University Global

Indianapolis, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
1,207 Yearly Degrees
$10,125 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 43,927 students at Purdue University Global in total, 33,192 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,438 are full-time. It takes the average Purdue University Global undergraduate about 5.0 years to complete their degree.

29% of Purdue University Global students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,874 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Purdue University Global is $30,111.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
816 Yearly Degrees
$9,239 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global is 10,944, of which 6,495 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,300 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

75% of IWU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,340 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $49,124 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
738 Yearly Degrees
$10,044 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 29,390 students at IUPUI in total, 20,966 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 17,311 are full-time. It takes the average IUPUI undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 79%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

43% of IUPUI students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,726 a year. IUPUI has a 4.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from IUPUI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,002 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Purdue University Northwest

Hammond, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
633 Yearly Degrees
$7,734 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,363 students at Purdue Northwest in total, 8,539 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,199 are full-time. For undergraduates at Purdue Northwest, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 30% of students who apply get accepted. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

40% of Purdue Northwest students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,544 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 $38,320 during the early-career years.

#6

Marian University

Indianapolis, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
387 Yearly Degrees
$36,600 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,706 students at Marian in total, 2,566 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,218 are full-time. It takes the average Marian undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

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

Roughly 68% of students at Marian take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,161 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.3% 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 $45,860 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
332 Yearly Degrees
$9,509 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,203 students at USI in total, 8,431 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,767 are full-time. It takes the average USI undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

53% of USI students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,230 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from USI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,717 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

Indiana State University

Terre Haute, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
283 Yearly Degrees
$9,598 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,938 undergraduates at Indiana State, of which 7,420 are full-time, and there are 10,829 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,123 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Indiana State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,878 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
227 Yearly Degrees
$9,992 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 46,655 students at Purdue in total, 35,706 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 33,575 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

About 67% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 58% are men and 42% are women.

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,522 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Purdue with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $54,717 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

University of Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
212 Yearly Degrees
$33,516 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,271 undergraduates at UIndy, of which 3,863 are full-time, and there are 5,638 students altogether. For undergraduates at UIndy, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

Approximately 69% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,480 a year. UIndy has a 6.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UIndy with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,642 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Ball State University

Muncie, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
208 Yearly Degrees
$10,290 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 15,780 undergraduates at Ball State, of which 14,334 are full-time, and there are 21,597 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Ball State is 4.2 years.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,772 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $40,356 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
205 Yearly Degrees
$33,390 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,271 students at University of St. Francis Fort Wayne in total, 1,753 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,475 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Around 99% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Roughly 69% of students at University of St. Francis Fort Wayne take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,687 a year. University of St. Francis Fort Wayne has a 4.4% 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 $41,658 during the early-career years.

#13

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
157 Yearly Degrees
$44,796 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,723 undergraduates at Valpo, of which 2,678 are full-time, and there are 3,122 students altogether. For undergraduates at Valpo, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

Roughly 62% of students at Valpo take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,994 a year. Valpo has a 3.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Valpo with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $47,544 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Indiana Wesleyan University

Marion, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
157 Yearly Degrees
$28,960 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,108 students at IWU in total, 2,677 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,415 are full-time. For undergraduates at IWU, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

Around 91% of students who apply get accepted. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 68% are women.

65% of IWU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,440 a year. IWU has a 5.0% 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 $49,124.

#15

Indiana University - Kokomo

Kokomo, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
156 Yearly Degrees
$7,827 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,016 undergraduates at IU Kokomo, of which 2,417 are full-time, and there are 3,227 students altogether. For undergraduates at IU Kokomo, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

39% of IU Kokomo students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,171 a year. IU Kokomo has a 6.4% 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 $37,115 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Vincennes University

Vincennes, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
120 Yearly Degrees
$6,449 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Vincennes University is 16,048, which includes 4,405 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 54% of students at Vincennes University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,341 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Vincennes University is $32,546.

#17

Indiana University - South Bend

South Bend, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
87 Yearly Degrees
$7,827 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,375 undergraduates at Indiana University - South Bend, of which 3,350 are full-time, and there are 4,942 students altogether. It takes the average Indiana University - South Bend undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

Roughly 38% of students at Indiana University - South Bend take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,007 a year. Indiana University - South Bend has a 5.2% 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 $36,707 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
85 Yearly Degrees
$7,827 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,801 students at IU Northwest in total, 3,414 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,476 are full-time. For undergraduates at IU Northwest, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 29% are men and 71% are women.

Roughly 34% of students at IU Northwest take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,111 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,739 during the early-career years.

#19

Indiana University - East

Richmond, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
82 Yearly Degrees
$7,827 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Indiana University - East is 3,434, of which 3,200 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,916 are full-time. For undergraduates at IU East, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 67%. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

Roughly 38% of students at IU East take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,738 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from IU East with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,381 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

Indiana University - Southeast

New Albany, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
61 Yearly Degrees
$7,827 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,678 students at Indiana University - Southeast in total, 4,090 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,901 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Around 85% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

41% of Indiana University - Southeast students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,334 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Indiana University - Southeast with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,322 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

Goshen College

Goshen, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
61 Yearly Degrees
$35,940 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 827 undergraduates at Goshen, of which 753 are full-time, and there are 899 students altogether. For undergraduates at Goshen, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 34% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

Roughly 66% of students at Goshen take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,857 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,501 during the early-career years.

#22

Saint Mary's College

Notre Dame, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
58 Yearly Degrees
$48,010 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,581 students at St. Mary’s College in total, 1,438 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,403 are full-time. For undergraduates at St. Mary’s College, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 82%.

Roughly 63% of students at St. Mary’s College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,226 a year. St. Mary’s College has a 1.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from St. Mary’s College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $49,118 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Bethel University - Mishawaka

Mishawaka, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
51 Yearly Degrees
$30,830 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,195 undergraduates at Bethel University, of which 1,002 are full-time, and there are 1,362 students altogether. For undergraduates at Bethel University, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

Roughly 59% of students at Bethel University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,013 a year. Bethel University has a 4.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Bethel University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,705 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#24

Purdue University Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
48 Yearly Degrees
$8,857 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,584 undergraduates at PFW, of which 5,161 are full-time, and there are 8,093 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,319 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,882 during the early-career years.

#25

Chamberlain University - Indiana

Indianapolis, Indiana
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
43 Yearly Degrees
$19,820 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Chamberlain University - Indiana is 275, which includes 116 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

About 53% of students who apply get accepted. Around 11% of accepted students are men, and 89% are women.

Roughly 100% of students at Chamberlain - Indiana take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,500 a year. Chamberlain - Indiana has a 2.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Chamberlain - Indiana with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $72,210 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Indiana Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College 34
27 Huntington University 29
28 Anderson University Indiana 25
29 University of Evansville 22
29 Fortis College - Indianapolis 22
31 American College of Education 10

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