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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    A-
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    C+
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    C+
Indiana State University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Missouri Valley Football Conference
Address
210 N 7th St
Terre Haute, IN 47809
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Indiana State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
86%
Application Deadline
August 15
SAT Range
790-1020
ACT Range
16-22
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

Cost

Net Price
$10,681/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $7,840/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,283/ year
  • $49-75k
    $13,341/ year
  • $76-110k
    $16,916/ year
  • $110k+
    $18,275/ year
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Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
21:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.110 responses
61%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.124 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.124 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,364Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
53%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 88 responses
Report
  • Variety
    61%
  • Focused
    17%
  • Polite
    8%
  • Goal orenintade
    6%
  • Driven
    5%
  • Diverse
    1%
  • Outgoing
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
48%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.141 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.177 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 98 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    56%
  • So-So
    17%
  • Great experience
    15%
  • Greatly known
    10%
  • Racist
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
37%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.88 responses
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Indiana State University is a medium sized school with all of the characteristics of a larger school. ISU encourages its students to get involved, both on and off campus. It is consistently ranked #1 in community service, and has over 100 student organizations to join. ISU truly takes care of its students. From recently renovated dorms to facilities for student aid, ISU wants to make the most of your college experience.

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Indiana State University is an amazing campus with tons of diversity. I am a college freshmen and I love it. The professors are amazing at what they do and they really help and reach out to you when you need it because it is such a small campus. The athletics are also great! The campus environment is okay. The campus food is not the best thing in the world, but it will do for the time being. At least they have the commons food where the Burger King and Georges Cafe is. The dorms and housing is beautiful. I live in the towers and they are very nice, next year I will be moving into the sorority house though and those are also very nice. The parties on the weekend are good and most of the time safe. We have not had to many incidents with it not being safe on campus. Overall the student life is spectacular. Indiana State University is a excellent campus.
I just finished my sophomore year in college. Everyone's college experience is different so what I say may not apply to someone else. For me, it was a little hard at first. A first time for anything will always be the hardest. Indiana State University is a very diverse school, which was what I love the most about it because you do meet a lot of different people who came from all over the world! There are a ton of organizations. There is no reason for a student to not be involved. The school also offers tutoring. Indiana State also has a police office and I love that because it makes me feel safe there since I live on campus.