Indiana University East is a public, state school located in the small town setting of Richmond, IN, less than an hour from Indianapolis.
Founded in 1971, the institution currently enrolls around 3,766 students a year, including 3,500 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $5,732,640. The school spends $7,201 for each full-time student enrolled.
Acceptance rate: 63%
Average GPA: 3.31
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Admission to IU East is moderately difficult. IU East accepts around 63 percent of applicants each year. In 2021, IU East admitted 1,448 of the 2,316 people who applied.
Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.31 out of 4.0.
IU East reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.
The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.
Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.
Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at IU East, around 63 percent return for their sophomore year.
Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $22,024 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to IU East is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to IU East is Continuous processing.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to IU East is 20. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into IU East. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1120 and Above
940 to 1120
940 and Less
The median SAT score for IU East students is 1030. Applicants with SAT scores of 1120 and above have a good chance of being admitted to IU East, while applicants with SAT scores between 940 to 1120 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 940 have a low chance of being offered a spot at IU East.
Wondering what life at IU East is like? There are approximately 3,766 students enrolled at IU East, including 3,500 undergraduate students and 266 graduate students. 58% percent of students attend school full-time, 72% percent are from IN and 28% percent of students are from other states.
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