Indiana Best Colleges Comparison

View the Indiana Best Colleges Comparison and compare the schools with key academic characteristics such as tuition and test scores to get right decision.
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Colleges In Indiana Statistics

There are 136 colleges in Indiana - 18 public and 118 private schools. The 2020 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $21,414 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $19,293. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,140 and the average acceptance rate is 80% for Indiana Best Colleges Comparison.
Next table shows the key academic facts for all colleges in Indiana. You may want to check more statistics and compare all Indiana colleges at Indiana Statistics page.
2019-2020 Colleges In Indiana Statistics
Top 20 colleges in IndianaAll colleges in Indiana
Number of Schools20 schools
(4 public, 16 private)
136 schools
(18 public, 118 private)
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$10,057 (in-state)
$38,439 (out-of-state)
$8,432 (in-state)
$21,414 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$9,566 (in-state)
$23,315 (out-of-state)
$8,536 (in-state)
$19,293 (out-of-state)
Average Financial Aid$22,180$10,252
Test Scores1,178 SAT, 26 ACT 1,140 SAT, 24 ACT
Acceptance Rate75.85% 79.56%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)21.15% 32.25%
Population171,396444,535
Undergraduate133,485347,785
Graduate37,91196,750
Graduation Rate69.00%55.34%
Transfer-out Rate18.44%18.97%
Students to Faculty Ratio11.70 to 113.94 to 1

Top Colleges In Indiana Comparison

Next table lists the top 20 colleges in Indiana for academic year 2019-2020. University of Notre Dame ranked top in the Indiana Best Colleges Comparison and Purdue University-Main Campus and Wabash College follows it. The 2020 average tuition & fees is $38,439 for undergraduate programs $23,315 for graduate programs. The average SAT score of the top colleges in Indiana is 1,178 and the acceptance rate is 75.85%. The average students to faculty ratio is 11.70 to 1 for top colleges in Indiana. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
2019-2020 Top colleges in Indiana Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 University of Notre Dame
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Private, 4 yearsNotre Dame, IN
$58,843 $40,443 12,80915% 1,480 SAT
34 ACT
9 to 1
2 Purdue University-Main Campus
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Public, 4 yearsWest Lafayette, IN
$28,794
($9,992)
$10,213 46,65569% 1,310 SAT
30 ACT
13 to 1
3 Wabash College
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Private, 4 yearsCrawfordsville, IN
$45,850 $33,826 86862% 1,240 SAT
26 ACT
9 to 1
4 DePauw University
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Private, 4 yearsGreencastle, IN
$53,896 $33,776 1,75265% 1,290 SAT
28 ACT
8 to 1
5 Indiana University-Bloomington
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Public, 4 yearsBloomington, IN
$38,352
($11,333)
$10,780 43,06485% 1,270 SAT
29 ACT
16 to 1
6 Saint Mary's College
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Private, 4 yearsNotre Dame, IN
$48,010 $31,547 1,58183% 1,160 SAT
26 ACT
9 to 1
7 Earlham College
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Private, 4 yearsRichmond, IN
$49,323 $22,636 81569% 1,220 SAT
28 ACT
8 to 1
8 University of Evansville
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Private, 4 yearsEvansville, IN
$39,806 $27,320 2,32375% 1,150 SAT
26 ACT
10 to 1
9 Trine University
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Private, 4 yearsAngola, IN
$34,180 $22,632 3,57379% 1,135 SAT
25 ACT
17 to 1
10 Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion
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Private, 4 yearsMarion, IN
$28,960 $17,520 3,10892% 1,095 SAT
23 ACT
13 to 1
11 Hanover College
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Private, 4 yearsHanover, IN
$40,250 $30,343 1,02873% 1,210 SAT
28 ACT
12 to 1
12 Valparaiso University
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Private, 4 yearsValparaiso, IN
$44,796 $28,933 3,12293% 1,175 SAT
26 ACT
11 to 1
13 Butler University
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Private, 4 yearsIndianapolis, IN
$43,400 $20,798 5,54481% 1,245 SAT
28 ACT
12 to 1
14 Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Mary of the Woods, IN
$31,425 $20,688 1,09970% 1,048 SAT
20 ACT
8 to 1
15 Franklin College
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Private, 4 yearsFranklin, IN
$34,966 $23,376 99495% 1,070 SAT
23 ACT
11 to 1
16 Purdue University Fort Wayne
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Public, 4 yearsFort Wayne, IN
$21,265
($8,857)
$6,468 8,09383% 1,105 SAT
23 ACT
13 to 1
17 University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne
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Private, 4 yearsFort Wayne, IN
$33,390 $18,311 2,27199% 1,055 SAT
22 ACT
12 to 1
18 Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis
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Public, 4 yearsIndianapolis, IN
$32,101
($10,044)
$10,412 29,39084% 1,135 SAT
25 ACT
14 to 1
19 Anderson University
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Private, 4 yearsAnderson, IN
$32,950 $20,151 1,40662% 1,060 SAT
22 ACT
8 to 1
20 Grace College and Theological Seminary
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Private, 4 yearsWinona Lake, IN
$28,228 $13,420 1,90183% 1,105 SAT
23 ACT
21 to 1
Average$38,439
($10,057)
$22,180 171,39675.85% 1,178 SAT
25.7500 ACT
11.70 to 1
*Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020