Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN 46208
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Ivy Tech Community College is located in Indianapolis, Indiana. The school was originally established in 1963. This is a very large school that serves a number of different students. It has a deep commitment to providing students with the best possible educational opportunities. To this end, the school does its best to offer a wide variety of different academic programs. Students can expect to have more than 150 programs to choose from. This school offers many transfer programs as well for those who wish to transfer credits to a four-year university. Many of the transfer partners are within the state of Indiana, but the school also has several transfer partners outside of the state.

Ivy Tech offers both associates of science in nursing programs and practical nursing programs. Students will be able to pursue nursing in an environment that will give them all of the tools that they need to find success. Students will have the opportunity to learn in the classroom and will also be given simulation opportunities to hone their skills. Clinical experiences will also be set up throughout the curriculum. Many different learning strategies are used in both nursing programs to give nursing students the most complete education possible. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students75,486
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate50%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 149 1074
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 25 342
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 99%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
06/01/1969 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
10/01/1986 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
12/01/1976 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

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$138/credit
In State Students$138/credit
Out of State Students$270/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

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 $6,210 $6,210 $12,150
ADN 70 $9,660 $9,660 $18,900
BSN 125 $17,250 $17,250 $33,750
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, 74% of Ivy Tech Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 57% $4,581
Other Federal Grant 10% $603
State Grant & Scholarships 40% $2,678
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 11% $706
Federal Student Loans 24% $4,230
Private Loans -- $4,563


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$6,099
$30,001 to $48,000$6,426
$48,001 to $75,000$9,215
$75,001 to $110,000$11,488
Over $110,000$12,292

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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Indiana state board of nursing.
Ivy Tech Community College
50 W. Fall Creek Parkway N. Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46208

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