Colleges and Universities in Indiana
138 higher education schools within its borders.
the highest-ranked school in IN,
has a total student population of 42,347 and
59th highest ranked school in the USA.
Of the 138 schools
in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is
16 to 1. There are 4523 total
degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school.
Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around
$4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type
Of the 138 schools in Indiana,
only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid,
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($33,304/yr),
with Marion Community Schools Tucker Career & Technology as the lowest recorded at only $2,676/yr.
Indiana Interesting Facts
Top National Parks in Indiana
Famous State Residents
- The first long-distance auto race in the U. S. was held May 30, 1911, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The winner averaged 75 miles an hour and won a 1st place prize of $14,000. Today the average speed is over 167 miles an hour and the prize is more than $1.2 million. Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the site of the greatest spectacle in sports, the Indianapolis 500. The Indianapolis 500 is held every Memorial Day weekend in the Hoosier capital city. The race is 200 laps or 500 miles long.
- Abraham Lincoln moved to Indiana when he was 7 years old. He lived most of his boyhood life in Spencer County with his parents Thomas and Nancy.
- Explorers Lewis and Clark set out from Fort Vincennes on their exploration of the Northwest Territory.
- The movie "Hard Rain" was filmed in Huntingburg.
- During WWII the P-47 fighter-plane was manufactured in Evansville at Republic Aviation.