Indiana In State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Indiana by In State Total Cost for 2022

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 2020/2021 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 2020/2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020/2021 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 26
#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 22
#8 Indiana University Kokomo

Kokomo, Public Not For Profit

$16,685 NA NA
#9 Indiana University Northwest

Gary, Public Not For Profit

$16,685 31 36
#10 Indiana University East

Richmond, Public Not For Profit

$16,685 34 38
#11 Harrison College Northwest

Indianapolis, Private For Profit

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

South Bend, Public Not For Profit

$17,603 32 22
#13 University of Phoenix Indianapolis Campus

Indianapolis, Private For Profit

$17,910 NA NA
#14 Vincennes University

Vincennes, Public Not For Profit

$18,117 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 Purdue University Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, Public Not For Profit

$18,735 36 25
#18 Indiana University Southeast

New Albany, Public Not For Profit

$19,027 36 22
#19 Brown Mackie College Michigan City

Michigan City, Private For Profit

$19,084 NA NA
#20 Brown Mackie College Merrillville

Merrillville, Private For Profit

$19,638 NA NA
#21 Brown Mackie College South Bend

South Bend, Private For Profit

$19,638 NA NA
#22 Brown Mackie College Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, Private For Profit

$19,638 NA NA
#23 Trine University Regional/Non Traditional Campuses

Fort Wayne, Private Not For Profit

$19,976 NA NA
#24 University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, Public Not For Profit

$19,999 33 11
#25 Brown Mackie College Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Private For Profit

$20,322 NA NA
#26 Purdue University Main Campus

West Lafayette, Public Not For Profit

$21,022 79 93
#27 Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Public Not For Profit

$21,026 52 70
#28 Indiana State University

Terre Haute, Public Not For Profit

$21,682 NA NA
#29 Martin University

Indianapolis, Private Not For Profit

$21,790 NA NA
#30 Mid America College of Funeral Service

Jeffersonville, Private Not For Profit

$22,231 NA NA
#31 Ball State University

Muncie, Public Not For Profit

$22,290 NA NA
#32 Indiana University Bloomington

Bloomington, Public Not For Profit

$23,357 71 88
#33 DeVry University Indiana

Indianapolis, Private For Profit

$23,669 NA NA
#34 International Business College

Fort Wayne, Private For Profit

$23,840 NA NA
#35 Crossroads Bible College

Indianapolis, Private Not For Profit

$25,300 NA NA
#36 Harrison College Evansville

Evansville, Private For Profit

$25,464 NA NA
#37 Calumet College of Saint Joseph

Whiting, Private Not For Profit

$27,670 NA NA
#38 Huntington University

Huntington, Private Not For Profit

$36,734 49 47
#39 Oakland City University

Oakland City, Private Not For Profit

$36,879 45 87
#40 Grace College and Theological Seminary

Winona Lake, Private Not For Profit

$38,260 45 31
#41 Indiana Institute of Technology

Fort Wayne, Private Not For Profit

$38,416 NA NA
#42 Indiana Wesleyan University

Marion, Private Not For Profit

$38,586 65 77
#43 Bethel College Mishawaka

Mishawaka, Private Not For Profit

$40,416 NA NA
#44 Saint Josephs College

Rensselaer, Private Not For Profit

$40,460 40 51
#45 University of Saint Francis Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, Private Not For Profit

$43,960 47 54
#46 Saint Mary of the Woods College

Saint Mary of the Woods, Private Not For Profit

$43,990 44 67
#47 Anderson University

Anderson, Private Not For Profit

$44,340 55 55
#48 University of Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Private Not For Profit

$44,380 46 52
#49 Manchester University

North Manchester, Private Not For Profit

$45,558 NA NA
#50 Franklin College

Franklin, Private Not For Profit

$45,700 47 53
#51 Holy Cross College

Notre Dame, Private Not For Profit

$46,000 43 21
#52 Trine University

Angola, Private Not For Profit

$46,070 46 31
#53 Goshen College

Goshen, Private Not For Profit

$47,320 65 92
#54 Marian University

Indianapolis, Private Not For Profit

$48,160 NA NA
#55 Taylor University

Upland, Private Not For Profit

$48,199 NA NA
#56 University of Evansville

Evansville, Private Not For Profit

$52,976 NA NA
#57 Hanover College

Hanover, Private Not For Profit

$53,150 62 84
#58 Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, Private Not For Profit

$57,106 63 85
#59 Wabash College

Crawfordsville, Private Not For Profit

$57,700 78 95
#60 Butler University

Indianapolis, Private Not For Profit

$58,780 70 30
#61 Saint Mary's College

Notre Dame, Private Not For Profit

$60,290 70 86
#62 Earlham College

Richmond, Private Not For Profit

$60,438 67 90
#63 DePauw University

Greencastle, Private Not For Profit

$67,698 81 92
#64 Rose Hulman Institute of Technology

Terre Haute, Private Not For Profit

$70,104 78 55
#65 University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, Private Not For Profit

$74,933 93 95