Indiana State University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$8,716

1.99% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$11,443

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

13.7%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

84.5%

11,720 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

13,763

75.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

38.7%

971 Graduates

About

Indiana State University is a higher education institution located in Vigo County, IN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Indiana State University were Criminology (169 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (157 degrees), and General Psychology (81 degrees).

In 2017, 2,836 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Indiana State University. 55.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,944 degrees), 5.65 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (344 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Indiana State University is $8,716, which is $-17,784 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Indiana State University is $8,716, which is $-17,784 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,443.

In 2017, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 59% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,716

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Indiana State University was $8,716. The cost of tuition at Indiana State University is $-17,784 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$11,443

2017 Value

7.13%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Indiana State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,443. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Indiana State University grew by 7.13%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,696

Room and Board

$1,170

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Indiana State University was of $9,696 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,170. The cost of room and board increased by 7.4% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.63% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

59%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Indiana State University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.55% with respect to 2016, when 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

13.7%

2016 Default Rate

474

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Indiana State University was 13.7%, which represents 474 out of the 3470 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Indiana State University received 11,720 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 5.58% annual growth. Out of those 11,720 applicants, 9,904 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 84.5% acceptance rate.

There were 13,763 students enrolled at Indiana State University in 2017, and 72% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Indiana State University has an overall enrollment yield of 27.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

84.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

9,904

Accepted Out of 11,720

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Indiana State University was 84.5% (9,904 admissions from 11,720 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 85.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 5.58%, while admissions grew by 3.88%.

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SAT Scores

72%

Submission Percentage

1,925

Scores Submitted

72% of enrolled first-time students at Indiana State University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Indiana State University has a total enrollment of 13,763 students. The full-time enrollment at Indiana State University is 10,330 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,433. This means that 75.1% of students enrolled at Indiana State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Indiana State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.1% White, 16.9% Black or African American, 4.02% Hispanic or Latino, 3.68% Two or More Races, 1.29% Asian, 0.269% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0291% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Indiana State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (35.6%), followed by White Male (28.9%) and Black or African American Female (11.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (43.4%), followed by White Male (22.2%) and Black or African American Female (6.56%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Indiana State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,763 students. The full-time enrollment at Indiana State University is 10,330 and the part-time enrollment is 3,433. This means that 75.1% of students enrolled at Indiana State University are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Indiana State University was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Indiana State University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    9,100

  2. Black or African American

    2,325

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    553

The enrolled student population at Indiana State University is 66.1% White, 16.9% Black or African American, 4.02% Hispanic or Latino, 3.68% Two or More Races, 1.29% Asian, 0.269% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0291% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 367 students (2.67%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 336 more women than men received degrees from Indiana State University. The majority of degree recipients at Indiana State University are white (1,944 degrees awarded). There were 5.65 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (344 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Indiana State University is Criminology (169 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (157 degrees) and General Psychology (81 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Indiana State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (278 degrees awarded), Transportation (82 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (157 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Indiana State University are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (293,074 people), Other managers (245,661 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (215,291 people), Chief executives & legislators (99,463 people), and Postsecondary teachers (95,901 people).

The most specialized majors at Indiana State University are Engineering Technologies (278 degrees awarded), Transportation (82 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (157 degrees), Social Sciences (253 degrees), and Human Sciences (75 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Indiana State University are Personal financial advisors, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Surgeons

The most specialized majors at Indiana State University are Engineering Technologies (278 degrees awarded), Transportation (82 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (157 degrees), Social Sciences (253 degrees), and Human Sciences (75 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Indiana State University are Elementary & secondary schools (393,696 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (247,050 people), Legal services (237,325 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (179,116 people), and Computer Systems Design (175,103 people).

The most specialized majors at Indiana State University are Engineering Technologies (278 degrees awarded), Transportation (82 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (157 degrees), Social Sciences (253 degrees), and Human Sciences (75 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Indiana State University.

Most Common

  1. 169 degrees awarded

  2. 157 degrees awarded

  3. 81 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Indiana State University was Criminology with 169 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,250

  2. 1,586

In 2017, 1,250 degrees were awarded to men at Indiana State University, which is 0.788 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,586).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 92 degrees were awarded to men at Indiana State University in Criminology, which is 0.829 times less than the 111 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 234 degrees were awarded to women at Indiana State University in Registered Nursing, which is 8.07 times more than the 29 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%

100% Completion Time

41%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 22% of students graduating from Indiana State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (83.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Indiana State University is Male and Asian (83.3% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.515% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,944 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    344 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    99 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Indiana State University is white (1,944 degrees awarded). There were 5.65 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (344 degrees).

0.917% of degree recipients (26 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,143 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    801 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    223 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Indiana State University is white female (1,143 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (801 degrees).

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Operations

Indiana State University has an endowment valued at nearly $47.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.01M (2.14%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, Indiana State University had a total salary expenditure of $254M. Indiana State University employs 123 Professors, 120 Associate professors, and 107 Assistant professors. Most academics at Indiana State University are Male Professors (84), Male Associate professors(61), and Female Associate professors (59).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Indiana State University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 264 employees, Service, with 206 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 148 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$47.4M

2017 Endowment

12.2%

growth from 2016

Indiana State University has an endowment valued at about $47.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Indiana State University grew 12.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $239M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $4.79M - Federal

  2. $240k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Indiana State University received $4.79M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $240k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$107M

2017 Salaries

0.658%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Indiana State University paid a median of $107M in salaries, which represents 42.1% of their overall expenditure ($254M) and a 0.658% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.4% growth from 2015 and a 3.56% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$35M

Instructional Salaries

460

Number of Employees

In 2017, Indiana State University paid a total of $35M to 460 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $25.2M (35.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

123 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

264 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Indiana State University were Professor with 123 employees; Associate professor with 120 employees; and Associate professor with 107 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Indiana State University were Office and Administrative Support with 264 employees; Service with 206 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 148 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Indiana State University was Male Professor with 84 employees, Male Associate professor with 61 employees, and Female Associate professor with 59 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Indiana State University.

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