Indiana State University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$9,186
1.66% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$12,903
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
9.77%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
92.3%
13,477 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
10,829
76.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
41.2%
1,126 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 (141 degrees awarded), General Psychology (119 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (104 degrees).

In 2020, 2,783 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Indiana State University. 58.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,026 degrees), 6.01 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (337 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Indiana State University is $9,186, which is $−19,443 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Indiana State University is $9,186, which is $−19,443 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,903.

In 2020, 63% of undergraduate students attending Indiana State University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 56% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,186
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Indiana State University was $9,186. The cost of tuition at Indiana State University is $−19,443 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$12,903
2020 Value
0.716%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Indiana State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,903. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Indiana State University grew by 0.716%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,800
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Indiana State University was of $10,800 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 1.98% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
56%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Indiana State University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 63% 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.
9.77%
2018 Default Rate
342
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Indiana State University was 9.77%, which represents 342 out of the 3501 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 13,477 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 34.7% annual growth. Out of those 13,477 applicants, 12,438 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 92.3% acceptance rate.

There were 10,829 students enrolled at Indiana State University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Indiana State University has an overall enrollment yield of 14.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

92.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
12,438
Accepted Out of 13,477

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Indiana State University was 92.3% (12,438 admissions from 13,477 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 89.6%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 34.7%, while admissions grew by 38.8%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Indiana State University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Indiana State University has a total enrollment of 10,829 students. The full-time enrollment at Indiana State University is 8,306 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,523. This means that 76.7% of students enrolled at Indiana State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Indiana State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.5% White, 15.9% Black or African American, 5.32% Hispanic or Latino, 3.96% Two or More Races, 1.79% Asian, 0.277% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.102% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Indiana State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.2%), followed by White Male (30.2%) and Black or African American Female (10.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.8%), followed by White Male (20.9%) and Black or African American Female (5.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

76.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Indiana State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,829 students. The full-time enrollment at Indiana State University is 8,306 and the part-time enrollment is 2,523. This means that 76.7% of students enrolled at Indiana State University are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
2020 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 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), 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
    7,530
  2. Black or African American
    1,723
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    576

The enrolled student population at Indiana State University is 69.5% White, 15.9% Black or African American, 5.32% Hispanic or Latino, 3.96% Two or More Races, 1.79% Asian, 0.277% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.102% 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 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% 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, 77 students (0.711%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 463 more women than men received degrees from Indiana State University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Indiana State University is white (2,026 degrees awarded). There were 6.01 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (337 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Indiana State University is Criminology (141 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (119 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (104 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 Transportation (108 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (209 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 Elementary & middle school teachers (1,677,061 people), Secondary school teachers (370,405 people), Education administrators (241,372 people), Special education teachers (152,268 people), and Other managers (138,308 people).

The most specialized majors at Indiana State University are Transportation (108 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (209 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (157 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (20 degrees), and Education (326 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Indiana State University are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Other financial specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Indiana State University are Transportation (108 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (209 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (157 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (20 degrees), and Education (326 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 (2,665,285 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (231,212 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (161,518 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (149,221 people), and Construction (114,347 people).

The most specialized majors at Indiana State University are Transportation (108 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (209 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (157 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (20 degrees), and Education (326 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. 141 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 119 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 104 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Indiana State University was Criminology with 141 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,160
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,623
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,160 degrees were awarded to men at Indiana State University, which is 0.715 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,623).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 76 degrees were awarded to men at Indiana State University in Criminology, which is 0.927 times less than the 82 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 149 degrees were awarded to women at Indiana State University in Registered Nursing, which is 5.96 times more than the 25 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%
100% Completion Time
41%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 26% 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 42% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (76.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Indiana State University is Female and Asian (76.9% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0.71% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,026 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    337 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    106 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Indiana State University is white (2,026 degrees awarded). There were 6.01 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (337 degrees).

0.575% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,207 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    819 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    210 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Indiana State University is white female (1,207 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (819 degrees).

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Operations

Indiana State University has an endowment valued at nearly $63.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $12.5M (19.7%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, Indiana State University had a total salary expenditure of $240M. Indiana State University employs 134 Professors, 110 Instructors, and 104 Assistant professors. Most academics at Indiana State University are Male Professors (85), Female Instructors(62), and Male Assistant professors (54).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Indiana State University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 219 employees, Service, with 185 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 182 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$63.3M
2020 Endowment
34.8%
growth from 2019

Indiana State University has an endowment valued at about $63.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Indiana State University grew 34.8% 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. $4.97M - Federal
  2. $75k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Indiana State University received $4.97M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $75k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$104M
2020 Salaries
3.15%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Indiana State University paid a median of $104M in salaries, which represents 43.2% of their overall expenditure ($240M) and a 3.15% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.0952% decline from 2018 and a 0.203% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$34.7M
Instructional Salaries
457
Number of Employees

In 2020, Indiana State University paid a total of $34.7M to 457 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
134 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
219 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Indiana State University were Professor with 134 employees; Instructor with 110 employees; and Instructor with 104 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Indiana State University were Office and Administrative Support with 219 employees; Service with 185 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 182 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Indiana State University was Male Professor with 85 employees, Female Instructor with 62 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 54 employees.

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

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