Indiana State University Online

Indiana State University has a proud sense of tradition since founded in 1865 as Indiana State Normal School, and known by its current name since 1965. For the past seven year, Princeton Review has ranked the public institution as one of the best schools in the Midwest. It also was recently recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the top colleges in the country.

Programs Offered

Indiana State offers a broad liberal arts education through its five colleges – Arts and Science, Business, Education, Technology, and Nursing, Health, and Human Services. Students can pursue more than 100 bachelor’s programs and more than 90 master’s and doctoral degrees, as well as certificates and licensures for professional development. Many undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as continuing education courses, are also offered online via distance learning.


Indiana State has been regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1915. It also holds specialized accreditation from these institutions: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, American Psychological Association, American Speech Language-Hearing Association, National Association of Schools of Art and Design, National Association of Schools of Music, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, and National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.


To quality for undergraduate admission, prospective students must complete the Indiana Core 40 high school curriculum, or equivalent for out-of-state students, with a GPA of 2.5, and pass both the mathematics and English sections of ISTEP (for Indiana high school graduates only). To apply, applicants must submit the school’s application, official high school transcripts or official GED scores, SAT or ACT scores, and a copy of their alien registration card if applicable. Applicants 21 years of age or older do not have to submit SAT or ACT scores. Prospective graduate students will be considered for admission based on their undergraduate GPA or previous graduate GPA, and, if required by the program, GRE or GMAT test scores, recommendation letters, and statement of purpose.

Admissions Contact

Indiana State University
Office of Admissions
218 North Sixth Street
Terre Haute, IN 47809
(800) 468-6478

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