Ivy Tech Community College-East Central

4301 S Cowan Rd
Muncie, IN 47302-9448
Tel: (765)289-2291
8,923 students
Public institution
As a statewide, open-access, community college, Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana provides residents of Indiana with professional, technical, transfer, and lifelong education for successful careers, personal development, and citizenship. Through its affordable, quality educational programs and services, the College strengthens Indiana 's economy and enhances its cultural development.
School Highlights:
Ivy Tech Community College-East Central serves 8,923 students (56% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Ivy Tech Community College-East Central is one of 2 community colleges within Delaware County, IN.
The nearest community college is Harrison College-Muncie (5.4 miles away).

School Overview

Ivy Tech Community College-East Central Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 278 staff 59 staff

Student Body

The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,923 students
1,282 students
Ivy Tech Community College-East Central Total Enrollment (2009-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1 22:1
# Full-Time Students
4,969 students
810 students
Ivy Tech Community College-East Central Full-Time Students (2009-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,954 students
1,017 students
Ivy Tech Community College-East Central Part-Time Students (2009-2013)
Ivy Tech Community College-East Central Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
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. 1.00 0.53
Ivy Tech Community College-East Central Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,257 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,761 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,257 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,761 $10,294
Ivy Tech Community College-East Central Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana is an open-access, community college and the second largest and fastest growing public higher education system in Indiana. It also has the distinction of being the most affordable college education in Indiana . Offering two-year degrees and technical certificates as well as customized education for Indiana 's businesses and industries, Ivy Tech has nearly 100,000 students enrolled in its 14 regions and 23 campuses statewide. Muncie is the main campus for the East Central Region that also includes campuses in Anderson and Marion and outreach programs in a seven-county area, consisting of Blackford , Delaware , Grant, Henry, Jay, Madison and Randolph counties. During the 2003-04 academic year, close to 6,000 full and part-time students were enrolled in the East Central Region. In just over 40 years, Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana has become Indiana's second-largest post-secondary institution, serving more than 100,000 students. Founded in 1963 to provide vocational and technical education, the college has experienced a huge transformation in recent years. Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana is accredited by Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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For Indiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,409 per year for in-state students and $7,706 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,847 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 0.53. The most diverse community college in Indiana is Kaplan College-Hammond. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.