2023 College Guide: Indiana State University

Indiana State University
Indiana State University

Your legendary experience begins when you WEAR BLUE. In fact, we have been a student-focused public institution since our founding in Terre Haute, Ind., in 1865! Indiana State is located on a beautiful, tree-filled residential campus where 8,000+ undergraduate and graduate Sycamores pursue life-changing education in nationally recognized, hands-on degree programs. Indiana State University is The Forest. You’ll want to call it home. At Indiana State, classes are taught by brilliant, personable faculty who lead practical, innovative instruction that prepares you for professional excellence and career success. Our average faculty/student ratio is 16:1, which means you’ll form face-to-face connections with teachers who know your name and care about your success. We offer challenging, high-demand degree programs designed to help you achieve your career ambitions. Programs include: cybercriminology and security studies; intelligence analysis; operations and supply chain management; packaging engineering technology; computer engineering technology; unmanned systems; insurance and risk management; communication, sciences and disorders; and interior architecture design. Many of our undergraduate degrees are available on campus or 100 percent online! Academics at Indiana State incorporate hands-on learning activities with engaging projects, field and laboratory research, service learning, study-abroad experiences, and outstanding internship placements. These experiences add depth and context to your classroom studies and prepare you for the world beyond the university. And, with 260+ student clubs and organizations, plus a fun, vibrant downtown community in Terre Haute, your campus life won’t just be academic – it’ll be the greatest, most formative four years of your life so far. Princeton Review has listed us as among the Midwest’s best universities. Employers also know the value of hiring Sycamores; Indiana State graduates enjoyed a 94 percent job placement rate in 2022, and 69 percent of Sycamores remain to live and work in Indiana after graduation. Indiana State is OUR state’s university – and your choice for a practical, marketable college degree that can take you wherever you want to go. Visit our campus to discover for yourself how becoming a Sycamore can change your life. We can’t wait to welcome you to The Forest! IndianaState.edu 


YEAR FOUNDED: 1865 • CURRENT ENROLLMENT: 8,658 • STUDENT-FACULTY RATIO: 16:1 • UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES OFFERED: 100+ majors • MASTER’S DEGREES/ CERTIFICATES OFFERED: 65+ • DOCTORAL DEGREES OFFERED: 13 • SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE: Arts and Sciences, Education, Health and Human Services, Business, Technology, Graduate Studies • DISTANCE FROM DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS: 75 miles • IN-STATE TUITION/OUT-OF-STATE TUITION: indstate.edu/costs-aid • STUDENTS RECEIVING FINANCIAL AID: 96% • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: indstate. edu/academics/accreditation/programs • TOP THREE AWARDS/ RECOGNITIONS: 94% placement rate among 2022 graduates; Ranked among the top 12% of schools nationwide by Third Way’s Economic Mobility Index; 18 years running as Best in the Midwest by Princeton Review • AFFILIATED COLLEGES/SATELLITE CAMPUSES: Honors College, Summer Honors, Made at Plainfield, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute


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