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Indiana Institute of Technology

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Indiana Institute of Technology (commonly referred to as Indiana Tech) is a private, independent, four year university. The history of Indiana Institute of Technology dates back to the year 1930 when John A. Kalbfleisch founded the college. The college, then known as Indiana Technical College, was recognized as a proprietary school of the state of Indiana in 1931. The first classes of the college were held in 1931 with a total of eight students. The enrollment swelled quickly and by winter semester, there were 179 students enrolled for the college. In 1960, the college started offering 4 year degree programs and in 1963, the college was renamed as Indiana Institute of Technology.

The day school campus of Indiana Institute of Technology is located over a 42-acre campus east of downtown Fort Wayne. The university has an enrollment of more than 5,000 students and offers degree programs in business, criminal justice, computer studies, and engineering. The university comprises the College of Business, College of Engineering, and the College of General Studies. The College of Professional Studies offers accelerated learning programs and has campuses in Fort Wayne, Elkhart, and Indianapolis.

Indiana Institute of Technology is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.


Indiana Institute of Technology offers a variety of degree programs that are offered in multiple formats: Traditional Day School, Accelerated, Online, and Independent Study.

Traditional Day School Format

The traditional day school format features multiple classes per week over a 15 week semester. The undergraduate degree programs offered at Indiana Institute of Technology are: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Science (B.S.), and Associate of Science (A.S.). The Bachelor of Arts degree program is available in different areas of study such as Communication, Computer Science, and Information Systems. The students opting for the Bachelor of Science degree program can specialize in areas such as Accounting, Business Administration, Fashion Marketing, Computer Science, Networking, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Criminal Justice, and Psychology. The university also offers the Associate of Science program in areas such as Business Administration, Digital Graphics and Design, Web Design, Networking Management, and Accounting.

Accelerated Format

The College of Professional Studies offers classes in an accelerated format for learners who are employed full-time and are seeking career change or advancement. The classes are normally held once a week for 5-6 week sessions. The undergraduate degrees offered in the accelerated format are Associate of Science, Bachelor of Arts, and Bachelor of Science. The graduate degree programs offered at Indiana Institute of Technology are: Master in Business Administration and Master of Science. The university also offers the Ph.D. in Global Leadership program.

Online and Independent Study Programs

Indiana Institute of Technology also offers numerous online courses wherein no class attendance is required and there are 5-6 week sessions. The online programs are offered in areas such as Accounting¸ Business Administration, Criminal Justice, General Studies, and Police Administration.

The university offers Independent study (ISP) which are self-paced correspondence courses and are available in areas like Accounting and Business Administration.

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To seek admission in Indiana Institute of Technology, students are required to submit the admission application form, ACT/SAT test scores, and official high school transcripts. Students are also required to submit information about their cumulative GPA and class rank. The university asks for letters of recommendation and personal essays and might ask students to appear for personal interviews.

International Applicants

International students are required to submit the application form, original secondary school transcripts/national exam score report, and certificates/provisional diplomas. They are also required to provide evidence of their proficiency in English by submitting their TOEFL/IELTS scores. Students are supposed to provide a certificate of finances to demonstrate availability of funds to finance the education and living expenses for a year. Applicants for the MBA program are required to submit three letters of recommendation.

Financial Aid

Indiana Institute of Technology provides financial aid to students to help them meet their educational expenses. The basic objective of providing financial aid is to bridge the gap between family resources and annual educational expenses of the students enrolled for various programs at Indiana Institute of Technology. Different financial aid programs available for the students are: grants, work-study opportunities, scholarships, and student loans.

Scholarships, Grants, and Loans

The need-based grant options include the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (SEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant, and National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent (SMART) Grant. Students can avail various loan options such as Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Direct Student Loan (subsidized or unsubsidized), and Federal Parent PLUS loan. Students can also apply for work-study programs wherein they can seek in-campus and off-campus work-study positions. The merit-based awards include Presidential Scholarship, Engineering & Computer Sciences Scholarship, International Scholarship, and Undergraduate Academic Awards for Computer Science and Computer Engineering, Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement, and Liberal Arts and General Studies degrees.


To apply for financial aid from Indiana Institute of Technology, students are required to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the U.S. Department of Education. To be eligible for financial aid, students must be U.S citizens or eligible non-citizens. Indiana Institute of Technology recommends a priority deadline of March 10 to apply for the financial aid.

Student Financial Aid Details

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Indiana Institute of Technology believes in creating an atmosphere where students are challenged to learn and grow outside the classroom. There are a number of student clubs and organizations for students to get involved in campus life. The Career Planning and Development Center provides assistance to students in defining career goals and finding opportunities for experiential learning. The Student Support Services office provides tutorial assistance and organizes academic counselling, cultural activities, and study skills classes for the students.

Housing and Dining

Indiana Institute of Technology offers on-campus housing for the students. There are 6 residence halls: Pierson Center, Evans-Kimmell Hall, Frank & Anne Oropeza Hall, Yergens-Rogers Hall, Kalbfleisch Hall, and Warrior Row. The dining facilities are available for the students of Indiana Institute of Technology at the dining hall in Andorfer Commons and the menu options include deli sandwiches, pizza, salad bar, grilled items, refillable beverages, and desserts. There are vending machines available for the students throughout the campus.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Student Graduation Demographics


Indiana Institute of Technology competes in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (N.A.I.A.) and is a member of the Wolverine–Hoosier Athletic Conference. There are 21 athletic teams which compete in men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s track, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s baseball, women’s volleyball, and women’s softball , men’s and women’s bowling, cheer team, and the wrestling team.


  • Indiana Institute of Technology. The Basic Facts. Web. 23 December 2011.
  • Indiana Institute of Technology. Our Academic Approach. Web. 23 December 2011.
  • Indiana Institute of Technology. Techniques 2011-2012 Student Handbook. 2011. Print.

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Ranks 45th in Indiana and 2046th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault 1 0.02
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape 2 0.04
Robbery 2 0.04
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 16 0.32
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 357 0.14
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 24 0.01
Forcible Rape 94 0.04
Robbery 310 0.12
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 1,888 0.74
Larceny 6,768 2.65
Vehicle theft 380 0.15

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Fort Wayne, IN 46803-1228
Surrounding communityLarge city (inside urban area, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population10,049 (10,049 urban / N/A rural)
Households3,689 (2.66 people per house)
Median Household Income$23,974
Families2,310 (3.36 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Special Focus Institutions — Schools of business and management
Undergraduate PopulationN/A
EnrollmentVery high undergraduate
Size & SettingN/A

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringDoctoral degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District1803

Special Learning Opportunities

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

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

Ranks 797th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $24,450 $24,450 $24,450
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $410 $410 $410
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $480 $480 $480
FT Graduate Tuition $10,815 $10,815 $10,815
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour $515 $515 $515
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $37,098 $37,098 $37,098
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $36,917 $36,917 $36,917
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $29,881 $29,881 $29,881

Student Tuition Costs for Professional Fields

  In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Law Degree — Tuition $29,500 $29,500
Law Degree — Required Fees $500 $500

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $23,430 $24,370 $23,430 $24,370 $23,430 $24,370
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Room & Board $8,790 $9,160
On-Campus – Other Expenses $3,350 $3,302
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board N/A $9,160
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses N/A $3,302
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board N/A $7,632

Admission Details

Effective as of 2014-09-19
Application Fee RequiredN/A
Undergraduate Application Fee$50
Graduate Application Fee$25
First Professional Application FeeN/A
Applicants 2,324 (1,300 male / 1,024 female)
Admitted 1,679 (943 male / 736 female)
Admission rate 72%
First-time Enrollment 362 (220 male / 142 female)
FT Enrollment 360 (220 male / 140 female)
PT Enrollment 2 (N/A male / 2 female)
Total Enrollment6,307

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record  /   / 
College Prep. Completion
Formal competency demo
Admission test scores
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Athletics - Association Memberships

Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships NAIA
NAIA Basketball Conference Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conf
NAIA Baseball Conference Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conf
NAIA Track & Field Conference Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conf

ACT Test Admission

1041st for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting ACT results 57%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 15 / 22
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 16 / 24
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 17 / 23

SAT Test Admission

1049th for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting SAT results 55%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 390 / 510
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 395 / 540
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 785 / 1050

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 Capacity609
Meals per Week19
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

Total 10 168 25 6 4 521 201 956
Accounting 1 9 1 1 55 17 84
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 1 2 1 4
Business Administration and Management, General 4 71 10 1 3 221 80 400
Business/Commerce, General 2 14 4 1 53 30 109
Computer Engineering, General 1 1
Computer Graphics 1 1
Computer Science 1 1
Computer Software Engineering 1 5 6
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 1 5 2 8
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 1 1 22 1 25
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance 5 2 7
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other 3 3 1 7
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 2 5 2 9
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 8 15 6 29
Criminalistics and Criminal Science 1 5 1 16 3 26
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching 1 1 3 5
Engineering/Industrial Management 3 2 5
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 3 3
General Studies 14 22 5 42
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Human Services, General 9 10 3 24
Industrial Engineering 2 1 15 9 27
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Mechanical Engineering 1 4 6
Organizational Leadership 21 4 43 17 87
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General 1 2 1 4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 3 3
Pre-Law Studies
Psychology, General 7 2 8 1 18
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 2 1 3
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 2 2
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy 1 1 1 1 4 8
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster 1 1 2

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 1502nd for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $67,912 ($67,095 male / $57,132 female)
Number of FT Faculty 60 (34 male / 26 female)
Number of PT Faculty 323
FT Faculty Ratio 0.2 : 1
Total Benefits $1,868,207

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