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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
$19,084
In State Total Cost
21) Brown Mackie College Michigan City
Michigan City, Private For Profit
- -
$19,638
In State Total Cost
22) Brown Mackie College Merrillville
Merrillville, Private For Profit
- -
$19,638
In State Total Cost
23) Brown Mackie College South Bend
South Bend, Private For Profit
- -
$19,638
In State Total Cost
24) Brown Mackie College Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, Private For Profit
- -
$20,125
In State Total Cost
25) Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Indianapolis, Public Not For Profit
39 75
$20,322
In State Total Cost
26) Brown Mackie College Indianapolis
Indianapolis, Private For Profit
- -
$20,880
In State Total Cost
27) Indiana State University
Terre Haute, Public Not For Profit
25 54
$21,182
In State Total Cost
28) Purdue University Main Campus
West Lafayette, Public Not For Profit
82 85
$21,431
In State Total Cost
29) Mid America College of Funeral Service
Jeffersonville, Private Not For Profit
- -
$21,484
In State Total Cost
30) Ball State University
Muncie, Public Not For Profit
64 79
$21,790
In State Total Cost
31) Martin University
Indianapolis, Private Not For Profit
- -
$22,077
In State Total Cost
32) Indiana University Bloomington
Bloomington, Public Not For Profit
70 82
$23,669
In State Total Cost
33) DeVry University Indiana
Indianapolis, Private For Profit
- -
$23,840
In State Total Cost
34) International Business College
Fort Wayne, Private For Profit
- -
$24,900
In State Total Cost
35) Crossroads Bible College
Indianapolis, Private Not For Profit
- -
$25,464
In State Total Cost
36) Harrison College Evansville
Evansville, Private For Profit
- -
$26,270
In State Total Cost
37) Calumet College of Saint Joseph
Whiting, Private Not For Profit
- -
$34,902
In State Total Cost
38) Grace College and Theological Seminary
Winona Lake, Private Not For Profit
52 61
$35,328
In State Total Cost
39) Oakland City University
Oakland City, Private Not For Profit
55 70
$35,826
In State Total Cost
40) Huntington University
Huntington, Private Not For Profit
51 62