Indiana University East is a public, state school in a small town setting in Richmond, Indiana. IU East was founded in 1971 and the school presently has around 3,111 students per year, including 2,887 undergraduates.
📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is August 18.
Student Activities at IU East
Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of IU East's theater groups.
IU East does not have any greek life opportunties.
Planning to play sports? IU East has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at IU East on the Student Life page.
|2022 IU East Facts At-A-Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||81%|
|Early Decision Acceptance Rate||ED not offered|
|Early Action Acceptance Rate||EA not offered|
|Applicants Submitting SAT scores||22.8%|
|Percent of Need Met||70%|
|Average First-Year Financial Aid Package||$9,451|
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how competitive a school is.
Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what IU East offers and if the college might be a good fit for you.
IU East is moderately difficult to get into. Around 81% of applicants get into IU East each year. Out of 1,288 applications received in 2022, 1,037 students were offered admission.
Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.
Approximately 61% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at IU Eastare still enrolled their sophomore year. IU East's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 43%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.
Check with IU East directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.
An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.
As of 2022, the total market value of Indiana University East's endowment was $7.4 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $6,754 for each full-time student enrolled.
Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.
IU East meets 70% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $9,451 a year.
The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $22,294 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.
The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022
Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.
Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at IU East.
Based on this information, is IU East the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is IU East a good school for you?
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IU East is located in the small town setting of Richmond, Indiana, less than an hour from Indianapolis.
If you want to see IU East for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 70 to Richmond, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Dayton International Airport.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what IU East and Richmond are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to IU East is Aug 18.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to IU East is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to IU East is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into IU East. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1210 and Above
1010 to 1210
1010 and Less
The median SAT score for IU East students is 1109. Applicants with SAT scores of 1210 and above have a good chance of being admitted to IU East, while applicants with SAT scores between 1010 to 1210 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1010 have a low chance of being offered a spot at IU East.
Wondering what life at IU East is like? There are approximately 3,111 students enrolled at IU East, including 2,887 undergraduate students and 224 graduate students. 58% percent of students attend school full-time, 69% percent are from IN and 31% percent of students are from other states.
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