The Best Value Indiana Colleges

Best Value Colleges in Indiana for 2024

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in Indiana based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2024 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking factored against the typical net price paid by students - to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2024 as the overall best value college in Indiana is University of Notre Dame with a 10 out of 10 academic rating for a comparatively affordable $29,981 average net price. The highest value public state college is Purdue University Main Campus. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


27 results

University of Notre Dame
N
Notre Dame, IN

University of Notre Dame

Private 4 Year

7 reviews

#1 Best Value in Indiana

  • 13,139enrollment
  • $29,981net price
  • 15%acceptance rate
  • 1410-1550SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Purdue University Main Campus
P
West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#2 Best Value in Indiana

  • 50,344enrollment
  • $12,294net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1430SAT range
  • 26-33ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA

DePauw University
D
Greencastle, IN

DePauw University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Value in Indiana

  • 1,724enrollment
  • $30,183net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1420SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.97Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Hanover College
H
Hanover, IN

Hanover College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Value in Indiana

  • 1,083enrollment
  • $22,389net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1310SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.79Avg GPA

Indiana University Bloomington
I
Bloomington, IN

Indiana University Bloomington

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#5 Best Value in Indiana

  • 45,328enrollment
  • $13,191net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1380SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA

Saint Mary's College
S
Notre Dame, IN

Saint Mary's College

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#6 Best Value in Indiana

  • 1,527enrollment
  • $27,121net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1055-1265SAT range
  • 22-30ACT range
  • 3.83Avg GPA

University of Evansville
E
Evansville, IN

University of Evansville

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Value in Indiana

  • 2,078enrollment
  • $23,212net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1250SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA

Valparaiso University
V
Valparaiso, IN

Valparaiso University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#8 Best Value in Indiana

  • 2,924enrollment
  • $22,500net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1280SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
I
Indianapolis, IN

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Value in Indiana

  • 27,690enrollment
  • $12,345net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1230SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

Applications Due May 15

Ball State University
B
Muncie, IN

Ball State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#10 Best Value in Indiana

  • 20,319enrollment
  • $13,195net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1210SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

Indiana Wesleyan University
I
Marion, IN

Indiana Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Value in Indiana

  • 2,862enrollment
  • $21,827net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 990-1200SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

Anderson University
A
Anderson, IN

Anderson University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Value in Indiana

  • 1,345enrollment
  • $23,792net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 960-1160SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
R
Terre Haute, IN

Rose Hulman Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#13 Best Value in Indiana

  • 2,101enrollment
  • $43,606net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1480SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Butler University
B
Indianapolis, IN

Butler University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#14 Best Value in Indiana

  • 5,559enrollment
  • $42,627net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1340SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Grace College and Theological Seminary
G
Winona Lake, IN
 

Grace College and Theological Seminary

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#15 Best Value in Indiana

  • 1,919enrollment
  • $20,415net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 990-1220SAT range
  • 19-27ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Huntington University
H
Huntington, IN
 

Huntington University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Value in Indiana

  • 1,350enrollment
  • $20,798net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1208SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
I
Fort Wayne, IN

Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Value in Indiana

  • 8,298enrollment
  • $12,071net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

University of Indianapolis
I
Indianapolis, IN

University of Indianapolis

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#18 Best Value in Indiana

  • 5,325enrollment
  • $20,441net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 960-1170SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA