• Ivy Tech is a statewide open-admissions community college that has grown into the second-largest post-secondary institution in Indiana. Our 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.

School Highlights

Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral serves 8,149 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 8,149 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,257
  • Out-state tuition: $6,761
  • Student:teacher ratio: 37:1
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 219 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral
(IN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Rural-serving Large
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
Less than 2 years (below associate)
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
219 staff
119 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,149 students
4,638 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
37:1
23:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,843 students
1,837 students
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# Part-Time Students
5,306 students
2,801 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
n/a
315 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
8,149 students
3,588 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
5,260 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
238 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
35 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
83 students
% Asian
n/a
1%
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% Hispanic
n/a
4%
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% Black
n/a
7%
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% White
n/a
42%
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% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
100%
44%
Diversity Score
n/a
0.62
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years) (Year 2010)
6%
10%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.13%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) (Year 2010)
$29,100
$30,200

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,257 is less than the state average of $3,797. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,761 is less than the state average of $8,083. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,257
$3,797
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,761
$8,083
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
45%
56%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in IN by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2010)
$12,237
$12,605
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2010)
$5,500
$5,500
Acceptance Rate
n/a
74%
SAT Reading
n/a
485
SAT Math
n/a
485
SAT Writing
n/a
465
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
21
ACT Math
n/a
21
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Ivy Tech is a statewide open-admissions community college that has grown into the second-largest post-secondary institution in Indiana. Our 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. One of the first regional campuses established in the young Ivy Tech system, South Bend first began offering classes in 1968 on West Sample Street in the old Studebaker plant while a nearby unused high school was enlarged and remodeled. Classes were moved to the renovated high school in 1969. A new campus opened in January 2000 at 220 Dean Johnson Blvd. Today, Ivy Tech's South Bend campus annually serves approximately 5,000 students. Students range in age from 16 to over 65, with a median age of around 27. Enrollment is approximately 53 percent female, and three out of four students attend part-time. Minorities account for 27 percent of the student body. The South Bend campus prides itself on providing the flexibility, support and encouragement that nontraditional students need to achieve academic and career success while balancing work, school and family responsibilities. Ivy Tech will continue to offer the career and technical training which we're known for, but we also offer courses and programs that transfer to four-year colleges and universities. So you can enjoy Ivy Tech's quality instruction, small classes, flexible scheduling and helpful instructors while you stay on-track for a four-year degree. Over 25 academic programs in six divisions: Arts and Design, Business, General Education and Support Services, Health and Human Services, Public Services, Technology. Many specialties and concentrations offered within individual programs. Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral cost?

Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral's tuition is approximately $3,257 for In-State students and $6,761 for Out-State students.

What is Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral's ranking?

Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral ranks among the top 20% of community college in Indiana for: Least expensive tuition and Average community college minority breakdown.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 8,149 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,257
  • Out-state tuition: $6,761
  • Student:teacher ratio: 37:1
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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