Indiana In State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Indiana by In State Total Cost for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Indiana by In State Total Cost

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.

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 list below is 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 average 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 2018/2019 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 the colleges list is University of Phoenix Northwest Indiana Campus in Merrillville with an in state total cost of $9,859.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. 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 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Indiana's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 University of Phoenix Northwest Indiana Campus

Merrillville, Private For Profit

$9,859 NA NA
#2 Purdue University North Central Campus

Westville, Public Not For Profit

$16,358 33 27
#3 Harrison College Anderson

Anderson, Private For Profit

$16,485 NA NA
#4 Harrison College Columbus

Columbus, Private For Profit

$16,485 NA NA
#5 Harrison College Muncie

Muncie, Private For Profit

$16,485 NA NA
#6 Harrison College Terre Haute

Terre Haute, Private For Profit

$16,485 NA NA
#7 Purdue University Calumet Campus

Hammond, Public Not For Profit

$16,538 40 25
#8 Indiana University Kokomo

Kokomo, Public Not For Profit

$16,569 33 31
#9 Indiana University Northwest

Gary, Public Not For Profit

$16,569 30 34
#10 Indiana University East

Richmond, Public Not For Profit

$16,569 32 44
#11 Harrison College Northwest

Indianapolis, Private For Profit

$17,025 NA NA
#12 Indiana University South Bend

South Bend, Public Not For Profit

$17,783 31 27
#13 University of Phoenix Indianapolis Campus

Indianapolis, Private For Profit

$17,910 NA NA
#14 Vincennes University

Vincennes, Public Not For Profit

$17,962 NA NA
#15 Harrison College Indianapolis East

Indianapolis, Private For Profit

$18,360 NA NA
#16 Harrison College Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, Private For Profit

$18,360 NA NA
#17 Indiana University Southeast

New Albany, Public Not For Profit

$19,025 34 22
#18 Brown Mackie College Michigan City

Michigan City, Private For Profit

$19,084 NA NA
#19 University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, Public Not For Profit

$19,120 34 19
#20 Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, Public Not For Profit

$19,449 31 17