Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond

2357 Chester Blvd
Richmond, IN 47374-1298
Tel: (765)966-2656
  • 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 state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 53%.
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond is the only community colleges within Wayne County, IN.
  • The nearest community college is Ivy Tech Community College-East Central Region (33.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 97 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond(IN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsLess than 2 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty97 staff28 staff
Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond Total Faculty (2014-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 3,588 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,588 students1,806 students
Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond Total Enrollment (2010-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio37:134:1
Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond Student Staff Ratio (2014-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,539 students507 students
Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond Full-Time Students (2010-2016)
# Part-Time Students2,049 students1,299 students
Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond Part-Time Students (2010-2016)
Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond Enrollment Breakdown IN All Enrollment Breakdown
% Unknown races
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.0.000.58
Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond Diversity Score (2010-2016)
College Completion Rate
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,300$31,500

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,257 is less than the state average of $6,878. 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 $9,519. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,257$6,878
Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond In-State Tuition Fees (2014-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$6,761$9,519
Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond Out-State Tuition Fees (2014-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid56%89%
Median Debt for Graduates$14,500$20,000
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,334
Source: 2016 (or 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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Did You Know?
For Indiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,878 per year for in-state students and $9,519 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,017 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 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Indiana is Kaplan College-Hammond. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.