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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
$36,494
In State Total Cost
41) Indiana Wesleyan University
Marion, Private Not For Profit
64 69
$36,920
In State Total Cost
42) Indiana Institute of Technology
Fort Wayne, Private Not For Profit
38 35
$38,820
In State Total Cost
43) Bethel College Mishawaka
Mishawaka, Private Not For Profit
35 46
$40,460
In State Total Cost
44) Saint Josephs College
Rensselaer, Private Not For Profit
44 64
$41,470
In State Total Cost
45) University of Saint Francis Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, Private Not For Profit
33 46
$42,078
In State Total Cost
46) University of Indianapolis
Indianapolis, Private Not For Profit
51 58
$42,474
In State Total Cost
47) Saint Mary of the Woods College
Saint Mary of the Woods, Private Not For Profit
43 59
$42,490
In State Total Cost
48) Anderson University
Anderson, Private Not For Profit
59 59
$43,156
In State Total Cost
49) Franklin College
Franklin, Private Not For Profit
45 50
$43,538
In State Total Cost
50) Manchester University
North Manchester, Private Not For Profit
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$44,000
In State Total Cost
51) Holy Cross College
Notre Dame, Private Not For Profit
42 51
$44,186
In State Total Cost
52) Trine University
Angola, Private Not For Profit
51 55
$44,828
In State Total Cost
53) Taylor University
Upland, Private Not For Profit
68 62
$45,570
In State Total Cost
54) Goshen College
Goshen, Private Not For Profit
70 72
$45,840
In State Total Cost
55) Marian University
Indianapolis, Private Not For Profit
64 67
$50,076
In State Total Cost
56) University of Evansville
Evansville, Private Not For Profit
66 68
$50,450
In State Total Cost
57) Hanover College
Hanover, Private Not For Profit
60 63
$53,320
In State Total Cost
58) Valparaiso University
Valparaiso, Private Not For Profit
60 61
$54,900
In State Total Cost
59) Wabash College
Crawfordsville, Private Not For Profit
75 67
$55,900
In State Total Cost
60) Saint Mary's College
Notre Dame, Private Not For Profit
63 58