Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond

2357 Chester Blvd, Richmond
IN, 47374-1298
Tel: (765)966-2656
3,588 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-Richmond serves 3,588 students (43% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the community college average of 31:1.
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-Richmond is the only community colleges within Wayne County, IN.

School Overview

The teacher population of 97 teachers has grown by 0% over five years.
Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond 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
Instructional Staff Total 97 staff 41 staff

Student Body

The student population of 3,588 teachers has grown by 0% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,588 students
1,287 students
Student : Teacher Ratio :1 31:1
# Full-Time Students
1,539 students
832 students
# Part-Time Students 2,049 students 1,021 students
Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond sch enrollment Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
- 7%
% Black
- 12%
% White
- 66%
% Two or more races"
- 2%
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 0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,257 is less than the state average of $5,940. 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 $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,257 $5,940
Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,761 $10,072
Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Ivy Tech Community College programs lead to two-year associate's degrees and one-year technical certificates. With 23 campuses and low tuition, Ivy Tech is both convenient and affordable. As Indiana's comprehensive community college, we provide Hoosiers with the professional, technical, and transfer education necessary for successful careers and personal development. In short, we prepare our students for success in the workplace and in life. The success of our students strengthens Indiana's economy and the quality-of-life for all Hoosiers. Whether you are looking for traditional classroom instruction or courses taught over the Internet, a two-year transfer degree or specific training for career advancement, we can provide you with credit or noncredit programs that are high-quality, affordable and tailored to help you meet your educational and career goals. Enrolling at Ivy Tech could be just the step that you need for a promotion at your current job or a better-paying, more-satisfying career.

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