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Colleges / Indiana University Southeast

Indiana University Southeast

New Albany, IN 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate90%
Acceptance Rate90%

About IU Southeast

Indiana University Southeast Overview

Indiana University Southeast is a public, state school in a suburban setting in New Albany, Indiana. IU Southeast was founded in 1941 and presently has around 4,051 students per year year, which includes 3,514 undergrad students. IU Southeast provides housing for up to 395 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at IU Southeast!

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of IU Southeast's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? IU Southeast students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Thinking of pledging? IU Southeast has both fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? IU Southeast has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at IU Southeast on the Student Life page.

2022 IU Southeast Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 90%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.3
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 12.4%
In-State Tuition $7,274
Out-of-State $20,634
Percent of Need Met 72.8%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $8,610

Is IU Southeast a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer idea of what IU Southeast offers and if the school seems like a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Indiana University Southeast

It is not difficult to get into IU Southeast. Around 90% of applicants get into IU Southeast each year. Last year, 2,001 students applied to IU Southeast and 1,802 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at IU Southeast

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 58% of students who start at IU Southeast return the next year. Around 39% of students who started at IU Southeast earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. 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 Outlook IU Southeast Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with IU Southeast directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Indiana University Southeast's Endowment

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 Southeast's endowment was $23.2 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $8,477 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at IU Southeast

Tuition 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 Southeast meets 72.8% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $8,610 a year.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $20,216 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 available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out 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 Southeast.

Based on this information, is IU Southeast the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is IU Southeast a good school for you?

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Where is IU Southeast?

IU Southeast is located in the suburban setting of New Albany, Indiana, in the suburbs of Louisville.

If you want to see IU Southeast for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 265 to New Albany, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Louisville International Airport.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what IU Southeast and New Albany are like without leaving home.

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College Info

4201 Grant Line Road New Albany, IN 47150

Campus Setting: Suburban

IU Southeast Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to IU Southeast is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to IU Southeast is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

IU Southeast ACT Scores


ACT Range

19 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

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26 and Above


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to IU Southeast is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into IU Southeast. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

IU Southeast SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1000 - 1170


Math SAT Range

490 - 570


Reading SAT Range

510 - 620

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1170 and Above


1000 to 1170


1000 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for IU Southeast students is 1082. Applicants with SAT scores of 1170 and above have a good chance of being admitted to IU Southeast, while applicants with SAT scores between 1000 to 1170 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1000 have a low chance of being offered a spot at IU Southeast.

IU Southeast Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at IU Southeast is like? There are approximately 4,051 students enrolled at IU Southeast, including 3,514 undergraduate students and 537 graduate students. 69% 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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