Indiana State University

Public, Four-years School Located in Terre Haute, IN

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How much is the ISU tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, ISU's tuition & fees is $9,732 for Indiana residents and $21,160 for out-of-state students based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $24,662 for Indiana residents and $36,090 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

ISU Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Indiana Residents Tuition & Fees$9,732
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$21,160
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
On-campus Room & Board$11,350
On-campus Expenses$2,380
Off-campus Room & Board$11,350
Off-campus Expenses$2,824
2023-2024 Projection
Indiana Residents Tuition & Fees$9,732
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$21,160

How Much Does it Cost to Go to ISU for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $87,706 at ISU. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $144,348. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $107,633.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$21,462$35,362$26,378
Sophomore (2024-25)$21,769$35,841$26,728
Junior (2025-26)$22,080$36,326$27,083
Senior (2026-27)$22,395$36,818$27,443
4 Years Total$87,706$144,348$107,633
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$21,769$35,841$26,728
Sophomore (2025-26)$22,080$36,326$27,083
Junior (2026-27)$22,395$36,818$27,443
Senior (2027-28)$22,715$37,317$27,808
4 Years Total$88,959$146,303$109,063
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$22,080$36,326$27,083
Sophomore (2026-27)$22,395$36,818$27,443
Junior (2027-28)$22,715$37,317$27,808
Senior (2028-29)$23,040$37,822$28,177
4 Years Total$90,230$148,284$110,512
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$22,395$36,818$27,443
Sophomore (2027-28)$22,715$37,317$27,808
Junior (2028-29)$23,040$37,822$28,177
Senior (2029-30)$23,369$38,334$28,552
4 Years Total$91,518$150,292$111,980
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$22,715$37,317$27,808
Sophomore (2028-29)$23,040$37,822$28,177
Junior (2029-30)$23,369$38,334$28,552
Senior (2030-31)$23,702$38,854$28,931
4 Years Total$92,826$152,327$113,468

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, ISU' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $12,740. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Indiana, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $14,649.
In-StateOut-of-State
Indiana State University$9,732$21,160
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
Indiana Four-years Colleges$19,528
Public Schools$6,646$14,649
Private Schools$21,487

Financial Aid and COA

At Indiana State University, 7,112 students (92%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $8,858.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at ISU is $27,232 for students living on-campus and $27,676 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,380 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $10,802 and the average amount of student loans is $6,226.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Indiana ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$24,662$36,090
COA (off-campus)$25,106$36,534
Tuition & Fees$9,732$21,160
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$14,930$14,930
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$15,374$15,374
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$15,804$27,232
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$16,248$27,676
Average Financial Aid$8,858$8,858
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship7,11292%$8,858
Pell Grants2,91338%$4,568
Federal Student Loan4,08353%$6,294
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,38097%-
Grants or Scholarships1,36896%$10,802
Federal Grants1,33294%$4,153
Pell Grants66447%$4,722
Other Federal Grants1,29391%$1,854
State/Local Grants60042%$6,414
Institutional Grants1,06775%$5,057
Student Loan Aid79356%$6,226
Federal Student Loans78255%$4,762
Other Student Loans1007%$12,137
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level866788$9,895
0-30,000267267$14,393
30,001-48,000180180$13,639
48,001-75,000140134$8,475
75,001-110,000130109$4,657
110,001 or more14998$3,216

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

ISU's acceptance rate is 93.68%. A total of 12,581 applicants applied to and 11,786 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 1,434 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 12.17%.
To apply to ISU, 4 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Admission test scores.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants12,5814,383$8,198
Admitted11,7864,018$7,768
Enrolled1,434612$822
Acceptance Rate93.68%91.67%94.75%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)12.17%15.23%10.58%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsConsidered But Not Required
Formal demonstration of competenciesConsidered But Not Required
Admission test scoresRecommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

Student Population

Indiana State University has a total of 8,658 students including 6,965 undergraduate and 1,693 graduate students. By gender, there are 4,003 male students and 5,456 female students attending ISU. The school offers online degree programs and 2,524 students enrolled online exclusively (29.15% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total9,459 4,0035,456
Undergraduate7,704 3,3684,336
Graduate1,755 6351,120

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address210 N 7th St, Terre Haute, IN
Phone812-237-6311
WEBwww.indstate.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered182 Programs
Online Program Offered41 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered59 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate92.30%
Yield8.97%
Student Population8,658
Graduation Rate44%
Retention Rate64% (Full-time), 10% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate16 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties457 (Full-time), 159 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs1,450 (Full-time), 335 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$68,210
Average Staff Salary$50,493