Indiana University East

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2325 Chester Boulevard

Richmond, IN 47374-1289

Phone: (765) 973-8200
2013-2014 Tuition
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U.S. News rank Category Name
RNP Ranked Not Published.
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Regional Colleges (Midwest)

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Indiana University East is a public institution that was founded in 1971. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,052, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 182 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Indiana University East's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (Midwest), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,639 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,778 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

About IU East
Indiana University East offers you all the advantages of an Indiana University education. IU East provides its students the opportunity to earn a prestigious IU degree that is respected throughout Indiana, the nation, and the world. As part of the Indiana University system, IU East provides all the services and opportunities of a large university combined with the advantages and atmosphere of a small college.

At IU East, students are our number one focus.

IU East is the region's leader in baccalaureate and master's degree programs, offering over 50 academic programs. Our expert faculty empowers their students to go beyond the textbook and expand their horizons. Students have the opportunity to conduct independent research and creative projects or to work directly with our expert faculty.

Outside of the classroom, IU East provides real-life experiences before heading out into their career of choice. From state to nationwide internship opportunities to an award-winning service-learning program, students will have an experience that will inspire, grow and educate them individually. IU East offers students the option to study abroad; a thriving campus life program with organizations, clubs, and events; and all the academic and career support services to help you succeed in the classroom and beyond.

At a Glance
- Average class size of 20 students
- Financial aid totaling $23 million per year
- Located adjacent to Interstate-70, less than 10 miles from the Ohio border
- We offer over 50 programs, more than 800 courses, and degrees ranging from certificates to master's degrees
- Over 5,000 graduates in our alumni network, in fields ranging from business and law to health care and education

Student Body Profile
- 4,052 undergraduate students, 134 graduate students
- 53% full time, 47% part time
- 87 full-time faculty, 117 part-time faculty
- 16:1 student-faculty ratio
- 20 students per class on average
- 67 percent female, 33 percent male
- Over 50 areas of study
- 35 states and 68 Indiana counties represented
- 12 NAIA intercollegiate sports
- 528,000+ IU graduates worldwide

Indiana University East is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1971
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment $4,930,920


When applying to Indiana University East, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at Indiana University East is $35. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 59.7 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 59.7%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 15

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Indiana University East is 16:1, and the school has 68.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Indiana University East include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; Education; and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 64.3 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 16:1
4-year graduation rate 5%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 35%
Health Professions and Related Programs 15%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 15%
Education 10%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 4%

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Student Life

Indiana University East has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,052, with a gender distribution of 34.9 percent male students and 65.1 percent female students. Indiana University East is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 4,186
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Indiana University East offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Indiana University East also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Of the students at Indiana University East, 99 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Indiana University East.

Students who have cars on campus 99%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At Indiana University East, 80.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $6,471.

Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.

In-state tuition and fees $6,639 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $17,778 (2013-14)
Room and board N/A
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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