At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1918
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $9,654
  • Selectivity
  • Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Urban

Muncie, IN

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

August 15

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 62%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 16%
  • Application Fee
  • $55
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

88%

Top half of HS class

48%

Top quarter of HS class

18%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 500-590
  • Math
  • 490-580
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 20-24
  • English
  • 19-24
  • Math
  • 18-24
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 62%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 16%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 17,011

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$9,654

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,320

books and supplies

$9,936

room and board

$20,910

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$25,428

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,320

books and supplies

$9,936

room and board

$36,684

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $8,697
  • $30-$48K
  • $11,203
  • $48-$75K
  • $16,230
  • $75-$110K
  • $19,088
  • $110 & UP
  • $20,739
Financial aid

88%

Receiving Financial Aid

35%

Receiving Federal Grants

65%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: August 15

Student Life

Student Body

17,011

Total undergrad enrollment

4,987

Total grad students

17%

Out-of-state

83%

In-state

0%

International
Students

  • 60%

    FEMALE

  • 40

    MALE
Organizations

381

Student Organizations

14

Fraternities

14

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

31%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 1%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 8%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 4%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 79%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

14:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

1,014

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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