Acceptance Rate 67.83%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 24.65%
Applicants 287,336
Admitted 194,913
Enrolled 48,044

Applying To Indiana Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 67.83% at Indiana colleges and universities where total 287,336 students have applied and 194,913 have been accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $55.00 and the graduate application fees is $50.00. Next table presents the general admission information for applying to Indiana colleges.
General Admission Information of Indiana Colleges
Open Admission Policy55 out of 115 schools
Average Undergraduate Application Fees$ 55.00
Average Graduate Application Fees$ 50.00
Average Acceptance Rate67.83%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)24.65%
Average Test Scores1,124 SAT / 23 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2020-2021, total 287,336 students (132,142 men and 155,194 women) applied to and 194,913 (85,450 men and 109,463 women) students were accepted to admit Indiana Colleges. Among them, 22,341 men and 25,703 women were enrolled into Indiana schools. The average acceptance rate is 67.83% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 24.65%. The table below shows the Indiana colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Indiana Colleges (2020-2021)
Acceptance Rate 67.83% 64.67% 70.53%
Enrollment Ratio 24.65% 26.15% 23.48%
[Chart]Indiana Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For Indiana college, 31,629 students (75.00% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 18,993 students (40.00%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,227 and 25th percentile score is 1,020. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 78 and 25th percentile score is 57. Next table shows the detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Indiana colleges and universities.
SAT and ACT Score Distribution at Indiana Colleges
25th Percentile75th Percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing510.00612.00
SAT Math510.00615.00
ACT Composite20.0026.00
ACT Math19.0026.00
ACT English18.0026.00
[Chart] SAT/ACT Distribution - Indiana Colleges
[Chart] Average SAT Scores - Indiana Colleges
[Chart] Average ACT Scores - Indiana Colleges

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

In Indiana State, 53 schools use semester calendar systems and 4 schools are based on quarter system. Next table lists the number of schools with their calendar systems.
Semester53 out of 115 schools
Quarter4 out of 115 schools
Trimester1 out of 115 schools
Four-one-four plan7 out of 115 schools
Other academic year5 out of 115 schools
Differs by program12 out of 115 schools
Continuous31 out of 115 schools
Un-Known/Other2 out of 115 schools
Next table describes credits that Indiana colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits57 out of 115 schools
Credits for Life Experiences40 out of 115 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits57 out of 115 schools
Credit for Military Training51 out of 115 schools

Application Requirements

37 Indiana schools require High School GPA and 46 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 31 Indiana colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Indiana colleges.
Admission Checklist for Indiana Colleges
High School GPA3711
High School Rank328
High School Record (or Transcript)462
Completion of College Preparatory Program1620
Formal Demonstration of Competencies25
Admission Test Scores317
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)21