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Located in Terre Haute, Indiana, Indiana State University is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

352 Undergraduate Degrees
78 Graduate Degrees
$26,016 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
85% Acceptance Rate

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Indiana State University Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Indiana State has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#108 Most Popular Online Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Indiana State.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Most Popular Online Insurance Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#62 Most Popular Human Resource Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Indiana State University?

Location of Indiana State University

Contact details for Indiana State are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 210 N 7Th St, Terre Haute, IN 47809
Phone: 812-237-6311

How Do I Get Into Indiana State?

You can apply to Indiana State online at:

Admission Requirements for Indiana State

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript recommended
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Indiana State?

85% Acceptance Rate
62% Of Accepted Are Women
72% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Indiana State University is 85%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 38% of accepted students are men and 62% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 80%, and the acceptance rate for women is 87%.

Average Test Scores

About 72% of students accepted to Indiana State submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 560. Math scores were between 440 and 550.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Indiana State University  ( 460 to 560 )

SAT Math Scores for Indiana State University  ( 440 to 550 )
Indiana State received ACT scores from 44% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 15 and 23. Math scores were between 16 and 23. Composite scores were between 17 and 23.

ACT English Scores for Indiana State University  ( 15 to 23 )
ACT Math Scores for Indiana State University  ( 16 to 23 )
ACT Composite Scores for Indiana State University  ( 17 to 23 )

Can I Afford Indiana State University?

$26,016 Net Price
67% Take Out Loans
13.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Indiana State is $26,016. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Indiana State, approximately 67% of students took out student loans averaging $6,667 a year. That adds up to $26,668 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Indiana State is 13.6%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Indiana State University Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,105 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,214 undergraduate students at Indiana State, with 8,105 being full-time and 2,109 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Indiana State

There are also 1,930 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,105 full-time undergraduates at Indiana State, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Indiana State

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Indiana State University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Indiana State Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 85
Black or African American 1,541
Hispanic or Latino 410
White 5,442
International Students 220
Other Races/Ethnicities 407

Geographic Diversity

Indiana students aren't the only ones who study at Indiana State University. At this time, 25 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 57 countries are represented at Indiana State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, India, and China.

Online Learning at Indiana State University

2,638 Took All Classes Online
5,617 Took At Least One Class Online
9.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 23 bachelor’s degree and 18 master’s degree programs available online at Indiana State. In 2017-2018, 5,617 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Indiana State has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 7th most popular in Indiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Indiana State

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Indiana State University was 9.4%. This is the #1,200 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Indiana State regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Indiana State majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 18%
Accounting 18%
Construction Management 11%
Construction Management 11%
Insurance 29%
Insurance 29%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Indiana State ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Indiana State.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Insurance #8
Insurance #8
Construction Management #12
Construction Management #12
General Management Information Systems #29
Management Information Systems #39
General Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration #49
Marketing/Marketing Management, General #64
Marketing #66
Human Resource Management #74
General Business/Commerce #95
General Business/Commerce #95
Accounting #95
Accounting #140
General Business Administration and Management #395
Business Administration & Management #462

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Indiana State University Business Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
General Business Administration and Management 0 22 58 80
General Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration 0 48 20 68
General Business/Commerce 0 60 0 60
Finance 0 49 0 49
Construction Management 0 45 0 45
Accounting 0 40 0 40
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 0 35 0 35
Insurance 3 18 0 21
Other Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 0 11 0 11
Other General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations 9 0 0 9
General Economics 0 7 0 7
General Management Information Systems 0 5 0 5
Management Science 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 12 340 78 430


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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