#7 Best Public Universities in Indiana

Indiana University East

Richmond, Indiana

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Indiana University East overview
Location Richmond, Indiana
Online iue.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Indiana University East overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Indiana University East, located in Richmond, Indiana, is a regional campus of Indiana University established in 1971. It provides an intimate collegiate atmosphere accentuated by modern architectural style buildings with comprehensive on-campus living options. This public university offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs, with notable emphasis on areas of business, nursing, education, and social work. Indiana University East fosters a moderately selective admissions process, aiming to be accessible while maintaining academic quality. Nestled near the Ohio border, the campus is approximately an hour's drive away from Indianapolis, providing students with a blend of rural serenity and access to urban amenities. While IU East values its academic environment, it does not emphasize athletics as a cornerstone of student life.

In the most recent statistical year 1,586 prospective students applied, and 1,230 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 349 enrolled in the school.  1,610 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,429 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $7,274 plus fees of $667. IU East is ranked 855 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












IU East is rated within the lower 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Indiana University East overview
SAT 960/1200
ACT 18/26
GPA 3.41

Applications Accepted

Indiana University East overview
Applications Due Aug 18, 2024
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Indiana Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Indiana University East
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$840
Other Fees$667
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,412
Budget for Other Expenses$4,182
Total One Year Cost$22,375

Out of State Resident Tuition

Out of State Costs for Indiana University East
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$840
Other Fees$667
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,412
Budget for Other Expenses$4,182
Total One Year Cost$35,735

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$32,900 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

19% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Indiana University East students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 32%
Health Professions 18%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 8%
General Studies 8%
Human Services 7%

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