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2021 Best Value Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing in Indiana

27 Colleges
10,645 Bachelor's Degrees
$27,115 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Business, Management & Marketing School for You

Best Value Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing in IndianaOut of the majors we analyze each year, business, management and marketing was the most popular one in Indiana. In total, 10,645 people earned their bachelor's degree in the field from a school in Indiana. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.6% of all the business, management and marketing bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing in Indiana ranking analyzed 27 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in business, management and marketing. To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. We are more focused on business, management and marketing schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

To determine the average cost, we look at total expenses - such as tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses - and then subtract the average financial award a student receives. Knowing this amount can help you determine how much you may have to borrow in loans or take out of savings. Depending on your income and other factors, the cost for you to attend a particular school may be more or less.

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The business, management and marketing school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Value Business, Management & Marketing Schools.

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2021 Best Value Business, Management & Marketing Schools in Indiana

Check out the business, management and marketing programs at these schools if you want to get the best value for your money.

Top 10 Best Value Business, Management & Marketing Schools

#1

Manchester University

North Manchester, IN

Manchester University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Manchester University is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of North Manchester.

It takes the average student at Manchester University about 4.1 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $22,098. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Manchester University is about $91,486. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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#2

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

Ball State University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value business, management and marketing schools. Ball State is a very large public school located in the small city of Muncie. Ball State also made our Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing in Indiana list, coming in at #4.

It takes the average student at Ball State about 4.3 years to graduate, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $26,050. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Ball State is $111,494. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Grace College and Theological Seminary. Located in the town of Winona Lake, Grace College is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Grace College is 4.0 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $23,351. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from Grace College is $93,871. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Anderson University Indiana comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Anderson, Anderson University Indiana is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

It takes about 4.2 years for the average student at Anderson University Indiana to complete their degree, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $24,636. This means that the average student pays around $103,225 to get a bachelor’s degree from Anderson University Indiana. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Our rankings recognize Indiana Wesleyan University as the #5 school in this year's rankings. IWU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Marion.

At IWU, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.2 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $21,484. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from IWU is $90,018. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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#6

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University - Main Campus landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value business, management and marketing schools. Purdue is a very large public school located in the small city of West Lafayette. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Purdue, the school also landed the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing in Indiana ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Purdue is 4.4 years, and it costs about $28,495 per year to attend the school. This means that the average student pays around $124,238 to get a bachelor’s degree from Purdue. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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#7

University of Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

University of Indianapolis earned the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings. UIndy is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Indianapolis. UIndy not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #8 on our Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing in Indiana list.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at UIndy is 4.3 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $27,666. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from UIndy is about $117,857. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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#8

Oakland City University

Oakland City, IN

Our rankings recognize Oakland City University as the #8 school in this year's rankings. Located in the distant town of Oakland City, Oakland City is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Oakland City, the school also landed the #6 rank in our Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing in Indiana ranking.

It takes the average student at Oakland City about 4.2 years to graduate, and it costs about $22,933 per year to attend the school. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Oakland City is $97,007. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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#9

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, IN

Valparaiso University earned the #9 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large suburb of Valparaiso, Valpo is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

The average student at Valpo graduates in less than 4.1 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $29,768. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Valpo is about $122,644. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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#10

Taylor University

Upland, IN

Taylor University comes in at #10 in this year's ranking. Located in the town of Upland, Taylor U is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. Taylor U also took the #9 spot in our Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing in Indiana rankings.

It takes the average student at Taylor U about 4.1 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $29,824. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Taylor U be around $122,278. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Business, Management & Marketing Schools in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 13,419
Ohio 15,966
Illinois 13,582
Wisconsin 8,525

Business, Management & Marketing Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Business/Commerce 3,738
Business Administration & Management 2,549
Accounting 1,073
Finance & Financial Management 1,003
Marketing 800

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Amit Savargaonkar.

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