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33 Colleges
10,003 Yearly Graduations
$71,074 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,262 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 10,003 students received a nursing degree from a college in Indiana, making it rank #13 in terms of graduations. Indiana colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $17,768 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $23,146 per year.

About 61% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,565 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
2,788 Yearly Degrees
$4,500 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 20,678 full-time undergraduates at Ivy Tech Community College, and 72,006 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

20% of Ivy Tech Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,700 during the early-career years.

#2

Kaplan University-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
1,210 Yearly Degrees
$8,037 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,258 undergraduates at Kaplan University-Indianapolis, of which 109 are full-time, and there are 1,498 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%.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
945 Yearly Degrees
$9,345 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,614 students at IWU in total, 6,316 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,450 are full-time. 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 6.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

#4

Purdue University Northwest

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

The total student population at Purdue University Northwest is 10,473, of which 9,573 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,806 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%. Of the accepted students, 49% are men and 51% are women.

Roughly 42% of students at Purdue Northwest take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,992 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Public Public vs. Private
587 Yearly Degrees
$9,701 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis is 29,579, of which 21,246 students are undergraduates and of those, 17,555 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at IUPUI 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.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,443 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

#6

Marian University

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

There are 3,592 students at Marian in total, 2,428 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,995 are full-time. 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.

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 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.

#7

University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
323 Yearly Degrees
$8,546 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Southern Indiana is 10,986, of which 9,528 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,481 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at USI is 4.6 years.

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 average amount of student loans is $5,722 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from USI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

Indiana State University

Terre Haute, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
289 Yearly Degrees
$9,236 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,950 undergraduates at Indiana State, of which 8,891 are full-time, and there are 13,044 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Indiana State is 4.6 years.

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

Roughly 67% of students at Indiana State take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

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

#9

Ball State University

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

The total student population at Ball State University is 21,884, of which 16,160 students are undergraduates and of those, 14,731 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 62%. Around 35% of accepted students 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.

#10

University of Indianapolis

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

There are 5,935 students at UIndy in total, 4,508 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,065 are full-time. 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.

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.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
236 Yearly Degrees
$31,480 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Saint Francis - Fort Wayne is 2,199, of which 1,778 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,511 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Around 99% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% 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 school reports a student loan default rate of 5.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,100 during the early-career years.

#12

Purdue University - Main Campus

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

There are 44,474 students at Purdue in total, 33,735 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 31,849 are full-time. 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.

Roughly 34% of students at Purdue take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,894 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.3% 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.

#13

Valparaiso University

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

There are 3,199 undergraduates at Valpo, of which 3,120 are full-time, and there are 3,786 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. 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 average amount of student loans 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%.

Students who graduate from Valpo with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Vincennes University

Vincennes, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
171 Yearly Degrees
$6,074 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 17,481 students at Vincennes University in total, 4,970 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%.

Students who graduate from Vincennes University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Indiana University - Kokomo

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

There are 2,912 undergraduates at IU Kokomo, of which 2,259 are full-time, and there are 3,123 students altogether. For undergraduates at IU Kokomo, 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.

38% of IU Kokomo students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,184 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from IU Kokomo is $32,300.

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

There are 10,139 students at Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne in total, 9,664 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,702 are full-time. 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. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

49% of Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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.

#17

Indiana Wesleyan University

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

There are 3,188 students at IWU in total, 2,853 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,598 are full-time. For undergraduates at IWU, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

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%.

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.

#18

Indiana University - East

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

There are 3,722 students at IU East in total, 3,379 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,986 are full-time. It takes the average IU East undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

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.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,433 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from IU East is $30,200.

#19

Goshen College

Goshen, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
109 Yearly Degrees
$34,540 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Goshen College is 927, of which 845 students are undergraduates and of those, 798 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Goshen is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 62% are women.

Approximately 69% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,320 a year. Goshen has a 2.4% 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 $32,500 during the early-career years.

#20

Indiana University - South Bend

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

There are 4,707 undergraduates at Indiana University - South Bend, of which 3,614 are full-time, and there are 5,214 students altogether. 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. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 46% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,700 during the early-career years.

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

There are 3,959 students at IU Northwest in total, 3,534 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,515 are full-time. For undergraduates at IU Northwest, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

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.

Roughly 43% of students at IU Northwest take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,454 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.7% is close 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.

#22

Indiana University - Southeast

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

The total student population at Indiana University - Southeast is 5,144, of which 4,659 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,204 are full-time. It takes the average Indiana University - Southeast undergraduate about 4.9 years to complete their degree.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. 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 typical student loan amount is $5,547 a year. Indiana University - Southeast has a 7.3% 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 Indiana University - Southeast is $31,200.

#23

Chamberlain University - Indiana

Indianapolis, Indiana
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
63 Yearly Degrees
$19,780 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 96 full-time undergraduates at Chamberlain - Indiana, and 210 students altogether. Chamberlain - Indiana has a freshman retention rate of 100%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 38% of students who apply get accepted.

Approximately 100% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,000 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Chamberlain - Indiana is $67,100.

#24

Ancilla College

Donaldson, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
61 Yearly Degrees
$18,600 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Ancilla College is 415, which includes 305 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 93% of students at Ancilla College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,610 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Ancilla College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#25

Bethel College - Mishawaka

Mishawaka, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
57 Yearly Degrees
$29,170 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Bethel College - Mishawaka is 1,513, of which 1,329 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,060 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Roughly 65% of students at Bethel College Indiana take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,500 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bethel College Indiana is $33,400.

Other Indiana Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Fortis College - Indianapolis 53
27 Saint Elizabeth School of Nursing 43
28 Saint Mary’s College 40
29 Anderson University Indiana 36
30 University of Evansville 28
31 Huntington University 22
32 Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College 21
33 American College of Education 0

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