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Indiana State University - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Indiana State University Description:

Founded in 1865, Indiana State University is located on the western edge of Terre Haute. A little under 80% of students come from Indiana. The university has an 18 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 33. Students can choose from over 100 majors, and professional fields such as business, criminology, education, nursing, and communications are among the most popular with undergraduates. As part of the university's technology initiative, all students who have at least a 3.0 high school GPA and have completed all core courses will receive a laptop from ISU. On the athletic front, the Indiana State University Sycamores compete in the NCAA Division I Missouri Valley Conference.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 12,114 (10,076 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 46% Male / 54% Female
  • 86% Full-time

Costs (2011 - 12):

  • Tuition and Fees: $7,982 (in-state); $17,206 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,170 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,500
  • Other Expenses: $2,186
  • Total Cost: $19,838 (in-state); $29,062 (out-of-state)

Indiana State University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 93%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 81%
    • Loans: 65%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $7,360
    • Loans: $6,554

Scholarships for Indiana State (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Business Administration, Criminology, Elementary Eduction, Nursing, Physical Education, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 61%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 22%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 43%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Indiana State University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.indstate.edu/whyisu/index.htm

"Indiana State University combines a tradition of strong undergraduate and graduate education with a focus on community and public service. We integrate teaching, research, and creative activity in an engaging, challenging, and supportive learning environment to prepare productive citizens for Indiana and the world."

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