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50 W. Fall Creek Parkway N. Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46208-5752
p. 317-921-4800
w. www.ivytech.edu

Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College Rating: 3.7/5 (3 votes)

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Introduction

The Ivy Tech Community College is the largest community college in the Ivy Tech system and Indiana’s largest public institution offering post-secondary education. The history of the college dates back to 1966 when about 367 students were enrolled.

The campus is located in Indianapolis and serves eight counties: Hamilton, Boone, Hancock, Marion, Hendricks, Shelby and parts of Morgan and Johnson. There are two campuses at Indianapolis and Lawrence. The Indianapolis campus of the college features the Glenn W. Sample North Meridian Center, Glick Family Technology Center, Julia M. Carson Learning Resource Center, and the Fairbanks Center for Health Professions.

Academics

The school has a vast array of degree programs with over 50 concentrations through their schools. Students enroll in one of the following schools, or academic divisions, on campus:

  • Applied Science & Engineering Technology
  • Business
  • Computing & Informatics
  • Education
  • Fine Art & Design
  • Health Sciences
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Public and Social Services
  • School of Technology

Degrees offered include Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Science, Associate of Fine Arts, and Associate of Arts. Students can use these degrees to help transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree or enter the workforce in an entry-level position. Others can earn a certificate for their program of choice, which is normally used to advance their skills in the workforce.

Most Popular Fields of Study

Admissions

The school admits first time, returning, transfer, international, and dual credit high school students. To seek admission, applicants need to complete an admission application form. They are also required to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the U.S. Department of Education. There is a mandatory orientation session for new students. Students are also required to appear for the COMPASS Placement test for assessment of basic skills in Algebra, Mathematics, English and Reading. Students can seek exemption from the placement test based on their SAT/ACT/PSAT scores or if they have prior college credits.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is provided to students to help them meet their educational expenses. The different forms of financial aids available include: grants, work-study opportunities, scholarships, and student loans.

Different types of grant options available include the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Academic Competitiveness Grant, Ivy Tech Grant, TEACH grant, and Indiana National Guard Supplemental Grant. Students may be eligible for various loan options such as Federal Direct Stafford (Subsidized and Unsubsidized) loans, Parent PLUS loans, and (Private) Student Loans. Students can also apply for work-study programs wherein they can seek in-campus and off-campus work-study positions.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 4586th for the average student loan amount.
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Students

There are various resources here for students to ensure an all-round development. There is a Student Government which is the voice of the students and promotes the college spirit. Students are encouraged to get involved in the community through education, recreation, and volunteering activities. Students can become members of existing student clubs/organizations or create newer ones to satisfy their interests. Common clubs on the campus include Black Students United, College Mentors for Kids! Inc., Ivy Tech Student Culinarians, and Radiology Technology Club.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Accreditation

Accreditation is provided by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Information Summary

Ranks 65th in Indiana and 3430th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 1 0.00
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 5,267 0.63
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 96 0.01
Forcible Rape 435 0.05
Robbery 3,372 0.40
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 15,122 1.82
Larceny 26,588 3.19
Vehicle theft 5,257 0.63

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Indianapolis, IN 46208-5752
Surrounding communityLarge city (inside urban area, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population25,531 (25,531 urban / N/A rural)
Households10,568 (2.21 people per house)
Median Household Income$28,443
Families5,377 (3.04 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Public Urban-serving Single Campus
UndergraduateAssociates
GraduateN/A
Undergraduate PopulationHigher part-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingVery large two-year

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAssociate's degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District1807

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees


Ranks 4063rd for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $3,485 $3,485 $7,512
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $120 $120 $120
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $116 $116 $250
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $4,695 $4,695 $8,722
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $14,663 $14,663 $18,690
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $8,295 $8,295 $12,322

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $3,354 $3,455 $3,354 $3,455 $7,026 $7,302
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,070(N/C)
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $7,273(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $4,488 $4,637
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $3,828 $3,977

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
RecommendationsN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
TOEFLN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

 
Total 3 1,376 533 173 69 13,932 698 16,995
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 89 58 25 8 1,107 30 1,330
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General 36 5 1 439 11 493
Agriculture, General 86 2 88
Automation Engineer Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 45 13 2 335 9 407
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician 5 5
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef 12 3 1 76 2 96
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician 2 35 38
Biotechnology
Boilermaking/Boilermaker 20 20
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other 3 39 1 44
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager 7 7
Building/Property Maintenance
Business Administration and Management, General 2 161 81 22 2 1,429 59 1,776
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry 1 1 13 15
Cabinetmaking and Millwork 1 23 4 28
Carpentry/Carpenter 6 2 102 15 125
Carpet, Floor, and Tile Worker
Child Development 10 4 89 5 108
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician 1 2 1 2 31 39
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 5 1 6
Computer Programming, Other
Computer Programming, Vendor/Product Certification 1 1 2 27 1 33
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 4 5
Computer and Information Sciences, General 39 10 8 2 387 26 482
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance 8 1 9
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other 10 7 2 4 213 10 247
Concrete Finishing/Concrete Finisher
Construction Trades, General 13 6 19 2 40
Construction Trades, Other 10 4 82 5 102
Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation 6 1 7
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 41 10 4 375 20 456
Culinary Science/Culinology 41 8 1 1 118 7 183
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration 1 1 6 8
Dental Assisting/Assistant 2 4 1 78 3 90
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 3 2 21 26
Design and Visual Communications, General 5 3 3 1 159 4 177
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 1 1
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General 11 6 2 197 8 230
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 75 24 4 1 363 19 493
Education, General 10 9 1 2 148 8 183
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other 6 4 74 6 92
Electrical and Power Transmission Installers, Other 3 3
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 7 3 52 3 65
Electrician 7 3 3 269 21 305
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician 6 1 45 3 55
Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Technology/Technologist 2 2
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance) 1 1 1 99 2 108
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 2 1 89 6 99
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
Engineering Technology, General 1 10 11
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
Fine/Studio Arts, General 1 9 2 13
Fire Systems Technology 3 3
Fire/Arson Investigation and Prevention 5 5
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management 2 2
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General 6 1 29 2 39
General Studies 88 27 14 8 601 41 795
Glazier 2 2
Health Aide 29 9 4 200 10 256
Health Aides/Attendants/Orderlies, Other 1 6 8
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator 7 3 1 91 3 105
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 4 1 1 39 1 46
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 38 4 1 1 125 2 172
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant 1 1
Homeland Security 1 6 7
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other 2 1 59 1 63
Hospitality Administration/Management, General 71 18 2 1 301 22 430
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 8 1 44 1 55
Human Services, General 78 14 4 4 402 15 523
Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology/Technician 2 1 48 3 54
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician 1 12 2 15
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other 20 1 21
Industrial Technology/Technician 42 27 2 1 527 22 627
Information Science/Studies 1 14 17
Information Technology 53 22 9 5 579 27 700
Interior Design 1 1 15 17
Ironworking/Ironworker 8 5 1 55 41 110
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 5 5
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 1 18 6 1 179 9 219
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 3 4 2 1 107 13 131
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 24 14 3 1 148 14 213
Library and Archives Assisting 1 1 13 3 19
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 32 7 4 2 311 15 374
Lineworker 16 3 19
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist 7 1 1 25 1 35
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician 2 1 23 27
Mason/Masonry 1 18 19
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 2 45 2 50
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 2 1 16 1 23
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 3 1 56 3 63
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist 8 8
Medical/Clinical Assistant 66 25 4 3 1,082 36 1,219
Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician
Network and System Administration/Administrator 7 3 58 6 75
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
Painting/Painter and Wall Coverer 2 2
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 15 4 7 1 77 5 109
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 14 9 3 3 211 9 254
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant 3 1 1 49 1 55
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter 4 125 22 151
Polysomnography 1 3 4
Pre-Engineering 3 1 4
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians, Other
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer 63 4 68
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 53 25 21 5 996 36 1,149
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 14 4 109 9 137
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking 1 1 62 1 67
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 3 1 24 29
Surgical Technology/Technologist 3 4 1 1 99 4 112
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager 1 12 13
Telecommunications Technology/Technician 4 4
Tool and Die Technology/Technician 3 3
Transportation/Mobility Management 3 3
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster 1 6 7
Welding Technology/Welder 6 7 80 9 102
Woodworking, Other

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 3933rd for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $45,414 ($46,341 male / $44,457 female)
Number of FT Faculty 1,299 (517 male / 782 female)
Number of PT Faculty 5,817
FT Faculty Ratio 0.2 : 1
Total Benefits $34,675,742
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