Indiana State University

Terre Haute, IN 47809
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Indiana State University is one of the fifteen public 4-year colleges in Indiana. The campus is located in an urban area, in Terre Haute.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 13,763 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 2,688 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,828 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 68%). Every year 39% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Indiana State's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $8,716, and fees were $200. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $19,252 and $200 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students13,763
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate68%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 1
Master's degree 7 86
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Doctor's degree - professional practice 1 9
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 83.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1915 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CLNUR) - Clinical Doctorate
10/01/2012 - Current
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
11/01/1989 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
12/01/1969 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT900 to 1110
ACT17 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Recommended
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates $45

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$316/credit
In State Students$316/credit
Out of State Students$682/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$404/credit
In State Students$404/credit
Out of State Students$793/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $14,220 $14,220 $30,690
ADN 70 $22,120 $22,120 $47,740
BSN 125 $39,500 $39,500 $85,250
FNP 50 $20,200 $20,200 $39,650
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 91% of Indiana State University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 51% $4,404
Other Federal Grant 9% $453
State Grant & Scholarships 45% $6,366
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 64% $3,051
Federal Student Loans 70% $6,335
Private Loans 6% $11,167


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$9,039
$30,001 to $48,000$9,953
$48,001 to $75,000$14,067
$75,001 to $110,000$18,210
Over $110,000$19,019

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Indiana state board of nursing.
Indiana State University
210 N 7th St
Terre Haute, IN 47809

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