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Indiana State University is committed to affordability, hands-on learning opportunities, student success, and community engagement

Indiana State University combines strong undergraduate and graduate education with a focus on community and public service. Its 12,500 students can chose from more than 100 areas of study and more than 250 student organizations. Washington Monthly magazine has recognized Indiana State as the top university in the nation for service learning while Forbes counts the university among America’s top colleges and Princeton Review consistently rates Indiana State among the best colleges in the Midwest.

To learn more about Indiana State, visit us at http://www.indstate.edu/collegeportrait/index.htm


Living in the Indiana State Community

Living in Sycamore Country

Terre Haute, Indiana is the home to Indiana State University as well as several other institutions of higher learning. The community is proud of its revitalized downtown and the university is a major contributor to the economic development of the region. There are numerous restaurants, retail stores, and entertainment venues within just a couple of blocks from the heart of campus. Students at Indiana State have the opportunity to participate in nearly 200 student organizations, traditional events such as Homecoming and the annual trike and tandem bike races, and community engagement activities such as the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service and Donaghy Day.

Indiana State University faculty and students teach and learn in an environment characterized by openness, social responsibility, good stewardship, and mutual respect. Indiana State’s alumni then incorporate these values into their lives in the larger world. As a conduit for knowledge and expertise, Indiana State recognizes the importance of providing bridges from the campus into the world through the formation of partnerships and investments in public service.