Indiana Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend public college in Indiana?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Indiana was $7,283 for the 2016-2017 academic year. This is a change of $152 from the 2015-2016 average of $7,131 and represents a 2.13% annual increase. The list of Indiana public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of Indiana and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 29 public colleges and universities in Indiana, the most popular being Indiana University Bloomington with 38,398 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $9,087. Purdue University Main Campus is the most expensive public school in Indiana with an in-state tuition of $9,208.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Indiana colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Indiana or cheap Indiana colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2016-2017 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Explore Indiana Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Ball State University
Muncie, 16,389 Students
$8,992 60 78
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, 10,419 Students
$8,546 21 46
Indiana University Bloomington  Best Value
Bloomington, 38,398 Students
$9,087 66 82
Indiana University East
Richmond, 1,893 Students
$6,478 34 76
Indiana University Kokomo
Kokomo, 2,121 Students
$6,478 28 69
Indiana University Northwest
Gary, 2,876 Students
$6,478 24 69
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, 6,515 Students
$7,169 21 46
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Indianapolis, 22,048 Students
$8,141 43 74
Indiana University South Bend
South Bend, 3,941 Students
$6,478 23 58
Indiana University Southeast
New Albany, 3,338 Students
$6,478 20 44
Ivy Tech Community College Bloominton
Bloomington, 2,839 Students
$3,234 - -
Ivy Tech Community College Central Indiana
Indianapolis, 23,239 Students
$4,055 - -
Ivy Tech Community College Columbus
Columbus, 1,825 Students
$3,234 - -
Ivy Tech Community College East Central
Muncie, 4,397 Students
$3,234 - -
Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo
Kokomo, 2,178 Students
$3,234 - -
Ivy Tech Community College Lafayette
Lafayette, 3,609 Students
$3,234 - -
Ivy Tech Community College Northcentral
South Bend, 2,761 Students
$3,234 - -
Ivy Tech Community College Northeast
Fort Wayne, 4,669 Students
$3,234 - -
Ivy Tech Community College Northwest
Gary, 3,709 Students
$3,234 - -
Ivy Tech Community College Richmond
Richmond, 1,374 Students
$3,234 - -