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Best Value Colleges in Indiana by Academic Quality per Dollar

These are the Indiana schools which appear on CollegeCalc's Best Value Colleges in America ranking and represent the colleges providing the finest education balanced against an affordable average net price. The best value in Indiana ranking goes to Purdue University Main Campus with a 81st percentile national academic rank for a comparatively affordable $13,081 average net price.

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 rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Indiana's Best Value Colleges by Academic Quality per Dollar
Average Net Price College Rating $Value
$13,081
Average Net Price
1) Purdue University Main Campus
West Lafayette, Public Not For Profit
81 83
$11,573
Average Net Price
2) Indiana University Bloomington
Bloomington, Public Not For Profit
66 82
$19,675
Average Net Price
3) Goshen College
Goshen, Private Not For Profit
77 74
$27,025
Average Net Price
4) University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Private Not For Profit
98 72
$29,523
Average Net Price
5) DePauw University
Greencastle, Private Not For Profit
77 62
$25,742
Average Net Price
6) Taylor University
Upland, Private Not For Profit
66 61
$32,742
Average Net Price
7) Butler University
Indianapolis, Private Not For Profit
70 53
$38,429
Average Net Price
8) Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
Terre Haute, Private Not For Profit
81 53
$22,046
Average Net Price
9) Hanover College
Hanover, Private Not For Profit
74 70