Ancilla College

9601 S. Union Road
Donaldson, IN 46513
Tel: (574)936-8898
445 students
Private not-for-profit

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Ancilla College is a liberal arts institution of higher learning sponsored by the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ. The College�s religious tradition is Catholic; its climate ecumenical. In a caring environment, Ancilla serves a diverse population as we transform and empower students to achieve high academic goals, lifelong learning, successful careers and values-centered lives.
School Highlights:
Ancilla College serves 445 students (67% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Ancilla College is the only community colleges within Marshall County, IN.
The nearest community college is Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral (24.9 miles away).

School Overview

Ancilla College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 445 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
445 students
1,303 students
Ancilla College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
298 students
836 students
Ancilla College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 147 students
1,046 students
Ancilla College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Ancilla College sch enrollment Ancilla College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
-
2%
Ancilla College Asian (2007-2010)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Ancilla College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
5%
12%
Ancilla College Black (2006-2012)
% White
89%
67%
Ancilla College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Ancilla College More (2010-2012)
Ancilla College sch ethnicity Ancilla College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.20 0.45
Ancilla College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,880 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,880 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,880 $5,940
Ancilla College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,880 $10,072
Ancilla College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Ancilla College is a two-year, liberal arts, independent community college serving the people of Northern Indiana, and is sponsored by the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ Sisters. The College's tradition is Catholic, its climate ecumenical. The campus is located 25 miles south of South Bend, IN and 90 miles southeast of Chicago. South Bend is home to many Fortune 1000 companies, one major league sports team, and many cultural attractions, including the Symphony Orchestra, the Institute of Arts, and the University of Notre Dame. Within easy driving distance from the campus are many state parks and lakes. Ancilla College, under the sponsorship of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, was organized as a two-year college specializing in teacher training in l937. In 1966 the College was enlarged and its programs expanded to admit area students who were interested in pursuing higher education. At the same time the College incorporated itself as a separate entity from the religious congregation which founded it. Since 1966, Ancilla has combined various career preparation programs with its liberal arts orientation. It now serves traditional and non-traditional students primarily from a seven-county area in northern Indiana and seeks to meet needs of the community, business, and industry. As the College continues to grow, it reaches out further to provide higher education to interested persons by offering classes at off-campus locations in the surrounding areas. Ancilla is the only accredited private, nonprofit two-year college in Indiana. As a two-year, co-educational, liberal arts college, Ancilla College focuses on preparing you for a rewarding career in over 24 degrees and 4 certificate programs. We offer a variety of day, evening, and weekend classes to fit your busy schedule and meet your educational needs. Accredited byThe Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Ancilla College is incorporated in the state of Indiana and chartered to grant the Associate of Arts Degree (AA), the Associate of Science Degree (AS), the Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS), and the Associate of Science in Nursing Degree (ASN).

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For Indiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,166 per year for in-state students and $8,281 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,665 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Indiana is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Indiana community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Indiana is Kaplan College-Hammond. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.