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Indiana State Housing Costs

$7,346 On-Campus Room Typical Cost
$4,284 On-Campus Meals Typical Cost
$1,200 Books & Supplies Typical Cost
$2,380 Other Living Expenses Typical Cost

Indiana State Living Expenses and How They Measure up?

It is very important to know all of the expenses associated with going to college in order to plan appropriately. The expense of supplies, housing, and meal plans can really add up after 4 years (or maybe more)! Prepare an effective budget by taking these costs into account.

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Indiana State Housing and Meal Plan Costs In 2021, students at Indiana State paid out $7,346 for housing and $4,284 for the meal plan.

The table below shows the expected prices of on-campus and off-campus housing and dining plans for Indiana State University.

ExpenseOn CampusOff Campus
Room and Board$11,182$11,182
— Housing      $7,346
— Meals      $4,284
Other Living Expenses$2,380$2,824
Books and Supplies$1,200$1,200

Planning on Spending Four Years On Campus? Projected Cost is $61,576

In the past five years, Indiana State housing and dining costs have changed 1.8% per year on average, compared to a nationwide average change of 2.4%. If existing developments in room, board, and other expenses go on, we expect incoming first year students in 2022 to spend about $15,010 in their first year of school. In their closing year a student would pay an average of $15,263 for a two-year degree, and $15,782 for a bachelor's degree.

The complete degree (presuming you graduate on-time) the sum will come to around $61,576 for a four-year stay or $30,273 for two years.


* estimated

How to Finance Your Indiana State Education?

More on Your Campus Home and Meal Plan

Are you wondering whether you may be required to live on campus? If you are a first-time full-time student, some schools may require it. See the table below to find out whether Indiana State does or not, as well as the on-campus housing capacity.

Schools may offer meal plans where the number of meals per week can vary, for example, the student receives a meal card and charges meals against the card. Then there are schools like Indiana State that offer meal plans based on the number of meals per week. See the table below to find out the number of meals per week in the maximum meal plan offered at Indiana State.

Are Freshmen Required to Live on Campus?No
On-Campus Housing Capacity3,929
Meals Per Week Included in Max Meal Plan14

Average Living Costs

Living expenses for students living on campus at Indiana State University total to $14,762, similar to the nationwide average of $15,282.


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