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Indiana University - East Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Indiana University - East ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Indiana University - East Ranked?

2020 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Indiana University - East was awarded 8 badges in the 2020 rankings.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked IU East as #1,454 out of 1,727 colleges and universities in the country on its 2020 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when IU East held the #1,541 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

IU East also holds the #39 spot on the Best Colleges in Indiana ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into IU East?

Acceptance Rate

Indiana University - East has an acceptance rate of 70%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for IU East.

Average Test Scores

About 69% of students accepted to IU East submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 570. Math scores were between 470 and 548.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Indiana University - East  ( 470 to 570 )

SAT Math Scores for Indiana University - East  ( 470 to 548 )
IU East received ACT scores from 43% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Indiana University - East  ( 18 to 23 )

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Indiana University - East Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1, Indiana University - East is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Indiana University - East is 42%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  42 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Indiana University - East

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Indiana University - East is 66%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  66 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at IU East is 14%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  14 out of 100

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Below Average Overall Diversity at IU East

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,292 undergraduates at IU East with 1,887 being full-time and 1,405 being part-time.

IU East Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for IU East is 20.11 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  20.11 out of 100
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How Much Does Indiana University - East Cost?

The overall average net price of IU East is $8,895. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for IU East

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,457 $6,066 $10,236 $13,875 $14,749

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of IU East, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At IU East, approximately 47% of students took out student loans averaging $5,150 a year. That adds up to $20,600 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at IU East is 8.8%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do IU East Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from IU East make around $31,500 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 23% less that the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Indiana University - East make the most money.

Location of Indiana University - East

Located in Richmond, Indiana, Indiana University - East is a public institution. The rural area surrounding IU East is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

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Location of Indiana University - East

Contact details for IU East are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2325 Chester Blvd, Richmond, IN 47374-1289
Phone: 765-973-8200

Indiana University - East Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 28 majors graduated from Indiana University - East. Of these students, 729 received undergraduate degrees and 32 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Business/Commerce 184 $44,300
Nursing 108 $55,600
General Psychology 95 $23,200
Teacher Education Grade Specific 52 $33,300
Liberal Arts General Studies 51 $25,200
Criminal Justice & Corrections 44 $32,000
Communication & Media Studies 38 $30,900
Mathematics 35 NA
Social Work 26 $33,100
General English Literature 26 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Indiana University - East along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at IU East

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 2,903 students took at least one online class at Indiana University - East. This is an increase from the 2,621 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 2,903 2,136
2016-2017 2,621 1,822
2015-2016 2,638 1,803
2014-2015 2,649 1,764
2013-2014 2,505 1,553

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