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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

Indiana ranked #13 in the nation for nursing degrees handed out in 2019. Around 10,003 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $17,768 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $23,146 a 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

The total student population at Ivy Tech Community College is 72,689, which includes 21,242 full-time undergraduates. 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 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

Kaplan University-Indianapolis

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

The total student population at Kaplan University-Indianapolis is 38,138, of which 28,807 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,753 are full-time. 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 6,925 undergraduates at IWU, of which 6,373 are full-time, and there are 11,410 students altogether. 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

There are 9,106 undergraduates at Purdue Northwest, of which 5,561 are full-time, and there are 10,006 students altogether. 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.

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 student loan default rate of 8.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Public Public vs. Private
587 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.

45% of IUPUI students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from IUPUI is $36,900.

#6

Marian University

Indianapolis, Indiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
332 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. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Marian is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 59%. Around 41% of accepted students 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. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Marian is $38,600.

#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 10,705, of which 9,162 students 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. Around 34% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

Roughly 58% of students at USI take out loans to pay for college. 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.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,900 during the early-career years.

#8

Indiana State University

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

There are 12,144 students at Indiana State in total, 10,214 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,105 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Indiana State is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 85%. 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%.

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

There are 16,702 undergraduates at Ball State, of which 14,693 are full-time, and there are 22,443 students altogether. For undergraduates at Ball State, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

About 62% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,000 during the early-career years.

#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 5,801 students at UIndy in total, 4,402 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,066 are full-time. It takes the average UIndy undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. 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%.

Students who graduate from UIndy with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
236 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. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at University of St. Francis Fort Wayne is 4.3 years.

Around 99% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

72% of University of St. Francis Fort Wayne students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

#12

Purdue University - Main Campus

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

The total student population at Purdue University - Main Campus is 45,500, of which 34,596 students are undergraduates and of those, 32,606 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 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%.

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 2,992 undergraduates at Valpo, of which 2,940 are full-time, and there are 3,502 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.

69% of Valpo students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,091 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,400 during the early-career years.

#14

Vincennes University

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

There are 17,239 students at Vincennes University in total, 4,640 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

58% of Vincennes University students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

#15

Indiana University - Kokomo

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

The total student population at Indiana University - Kokomo is 3,164, of which 2,969 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,315 are full-time. For undergraduates at IU Kokomo, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

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.

Roughly 38% of students at IU Kokomo take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,184 a year. IU Kokomo has a 8.4% 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 $32,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
164 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. 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 school reports a student loan default rate of 7.5% which is much lower than the average 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.

#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 3,165 students at IWU in total, 2,762 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,528 are full-time. It takes the average IWU undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

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 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $43,400 during the early-career years.

#18

Indiana University - East

Richmond, Indiana
Public Public vs. Private
134 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. For undergraduates at IU East, 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.

Roughly 45% of students at IU East take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,433 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.0% is close 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 907, of which 826 students are undergraduates and of those, 751 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 62% are women.

69% of Goshen students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,320 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,500 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 4,551 undergraduates at Indiana University - South Bend, of which 3,481 are full-time, and there are 5,092 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

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.

46% of Indiana University - South Bend students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

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

The total student population at Indiana University - Northwest is 3,877, of which 3,454 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,515 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at IU Northwest is 5.0 years.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from IU Northwest is $29,100.

#22

Indiana University - Southeast

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

There are 4,397 undergraduates at Indiana University - Southeast, of which 3,099 are full-time, and there are 4,882 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Indiana University - Southeast is 4.9 years.

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 average amount of student loans 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%.

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

#23

Chamberlain University - Indiana

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

There are 222 students at Chamberlain - Indiana in total, 94 are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Chamberlain - Indiana. The freshman retention rate is 100%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 38%.

Roughly 100% of students at Chamberlain - Indiana take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,000 a year. Chamberlain - Indiana has a 3.5% 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 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

There are 386 students at Ancilla College in total, 293 are 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,800 during the early-career years.

#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 1,450, of which 1,273 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,018 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Bethel College Indiana is 4.2 years.

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

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,500 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,400 during the early-career years.

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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