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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.

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

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Indiana's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
In State Total Cost College Rating $Value
$9,859
In State Total Cost
1) University of Phoenix Northwest Indiana Campus
Merrillville, Private For Profit
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$15,594
In State Total Cost
2) Indiana University Northwest
Gary, Public Not For Profit
23 71
$15,594
In State Total Cost
3) Indiana University East
Richmond, Public Not For Profit
36 77
$15,902
In State Total Cost
4) Indiana University Kokomo
Kokomo, Public Not For Profit
23 66
$16,358
In State Total Cost
5) Purdue University North Central Campus
Westville, Public Not For Profit
40 80
$16,485
In State Total Cost
6) Harrison College Anderson
Anderson, Private For Profit
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$16,485
In State Total Cost
7) Harrison College Columbus
Columbus, Private For Profit
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$16,485
In State Total Cost
8) Harrison College Muncie
Muncie, Private For Profit
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$16,485
In State Total Cost
9) Harrison College Terre Haute
Terre Haute, Private For Profit
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$16,538
In State Total Cost
10) Purdue University Calumet Campus
Hammond, Public Not For Profit
41 73
$17,025
In State Total Cost
11) Harrison College Northwest
Indianapolis, Private For Profit
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$17,190
In State Total Cost
12) Vincennes University
Vincennes, Public Not For Profit
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$17,554
In State Total Cost
13) Indiana University South Bend
South Bend, Public Not For Profit
22 62
$17,910
In State Total Cost
14) University of Phoenix Indianapolis Campus
Indianapolis, Private For Profit
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$18,360
In State Total Cost
15) Harrison College Indianapolis East
Indianapolis, Private For Profit
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$18,360
In State Total Cost
16) Harrison College Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, Private For Profit
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$18,426
In State Total Cost
17) Indiana University Southeast
New Albany, Public Not For Profit
23 60
$18,591
In State Total Cost
18) University of Southern Indiana
Evansville, Public Not For Profit
27 52
$18,942
In State Total Cost
19) Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, Public Not For Profit
24 55
$18,976
In State Total Cost
20) Trine University Regional/Non Traditional Campuses
Fort Wayne, Private Not For Profit
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