Indiana In State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Indiana by In State Total Cost for 2023

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 2021/2022 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 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

Indiana's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#21 Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, Public Not For Profit

$19,939 38 29
#22 Indiana University Southeast

New Albany, Public Not For Profit

$20,027 41 29
#23 Trine University Regional/Non Traditional Campuses

Fort Wayne, Private Not For Profit

$20,052 NA NA
#24 Brown Mackie College Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Private For Profit

$20,322 NA NA
#25 University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, Public Not For Profit

$20,396 36 14
#26 Purdue University Main Campus

West Lafayette, Public Not For Profit

$21,032 78 93
#27 Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Public Not For Profit

$21,682 57 75
#28 Indiana State University

Terre Haute, Public Not For Profit

$21,980 NA NA
#29 Ball State University

Muncie, Public Not For Profit

$22,450 53 72
#30 Martin University

Indianapolis, Private Not For Profit

$22,466 NA NA
#31 DeVry University Indiana

Indianapolis, Private For Profit

$23,669 NA NA
#32 International Business College

Fort Wayne, Private For Profit

$23,840 NA NA
#33 Indiana University Bloomington

Bloomington, Public Not For Profit

$24,481 70 86
#34 Crossroads Bible College

Indianapolis, Private Not For Profit

$25,300 NA NA
#35 Harrison College Evansville

Evansville, Private For Profit

$25,464 NA NA
#36 Mid America College of Funeral Service

Jeffersonville, Private Not For Profit

$26,491 NA NA
#37 Calumet College of Saint Joseph

Whiting, Private Not For Profit

$27,670 NA NA
#38 Oakland City University

Oakland City, Private Not For Profit

$37,663 47 88
#39 Huntington University

Huntington, Private Not For Profit

$38,346 48 43
#40 Grace College and Theological Seminary

Winona Lake, Private Not For Profit

$39,204 42 25