Indiana Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend public college in Indiana?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Indiana was $7,518 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $387 from the 2015-2016 average of $7,131 and represents a 5.43% 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 Purdue University Main Campus with 38,395 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $9,208. Indiana University Bloomington is the most expensive public school in Indiana with an in-state tuition of $9,342.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Indiana Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Ball State University
Muncie, 15,926 Students
$9,234 - -
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, 9,793 Students
$8,890 25 54
Indiana University Bloomington  Best Value
Bloomington, 38,311 Students
$9,342 70 82
Indiana University East
Richmond, 2,001 Students
$6,727 36 77
Indiana University Kokomo
Kokomo, 2,309 Students
$6,727 23 66
Indiana University Northwest
Gary, 2,641 Students
$6,727 23 71
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, 5,838 Students
$7,349 24 55
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Indianapolis, 22,375 Students
$8,371 39 75
Indiana University South Bend
South Bend, 3,717 Students
$6,727 22 62
Indiana University Southeast
New Albany, 3,277 Students
$6,727 23 60
Ivy Tech Community College Bloominton
Bloomington, 2,839 Students
$3,234 - -
Ivy Tech Community College Central Indiana
Indianapolis, 20,678 Students
$4,218 - -
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 - -