If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Indiana these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.
Keep in mind that affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The methodology for the list below is solely a ranking on published in state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Indiana list for a ranking which considers school quality and net price.
Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our Indiana tuition ranking.
The most affordable four year colleges in Indiana are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2013/2014 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.
What is the cheapest college in Indiana? Leading our colleges list is University of Phoenix Northwest Indiana Campus in Merrillville with an in state total cost of $9,859.
Another affordable option for Indiana students is to study at a community college for two years, then progress to a full four year college to earn your bachelors degree. A comprehensive list of Indiana community colleges can be found here with annual tuition that may be cheaper than four year colleges.
Academic Score is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Colleges which are "not ranked" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score.
All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2013-2014 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2013-2014 academic year.
|College||In State Total Cost||Academic Score||Request Info|
|1||University of Phoenix Northwest Indiana Campus
|3||Indiana University Kokomo
|4||Indiana University East
|5||Indiana University Northwest
|6||University of Southern Indiana
|7||Purdue University Calumet Campus
|8||Harrison College Anderson
|9||Harrison College Columbus
|10||Harrison College Terre Haute
Terre Haute, Private
|11||Harrison College Muncie
|12||Indiana University South Bend
South Bend, Public
|13||University of Phoenix Indianapolis Campus
|14||Purdue University North Central Campus
|15||Indiana University Southeast
New Albany, Public
|16||Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, Public
|17||Brown Mackie College South Bend
South Bend, Private
|18||Brown Mackie College Merrillville
|19||Brown Mackie College Michigan City
Michigan City, Private
|20||Brown Mackie College Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, Private
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