Indiana University East

Indiana University East

Indiana University East, also known as IU East, is located in Richmond, Indiana, United States. It was founded on July 1, 1971. The college opened its doors in 1972, and the first classes were held with 633 students. The first chancellor of the university was Alexander Schilt. The campus spreads across an area of more than 170 acres and has four academic buildings. The first building, Whitewater Hall, was completed in 1976. It offers more than 50 degree programs and is divided into the following academic schools:

  • School of Business & Economics
  • School of Continuing Studies
  • School of Education
  • School of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • School of Natural Science & Mathematics
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Social Work

IU East is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and participates in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Their sports teams are called the Red Wolves.

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Contacting IU East

Indiana University-East
2325 Chester Blvd
Richmond , IN 47374-1289
General Phone: (765) 973-8200

IU East Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management111business
Liberal Arts50English, general studies, humanities, interdisciplinary studies, political science, sociology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine45registered nursing
Education and Teaching27elementary school teaching, secondary teaching
Science21biology, natural sciences
Security and Law Enforcement19criminal justice and safety
Family and Social Work19human services, social work
Therapy and Counseling6psychology
Computer Science and Engineering4computer applications programming, computer support
Media3communication studies
Art Studies2art studies

Number of programs and degrees for IU East in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree22917
Associate's degree757
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years31

IU East Student Body

In 2007-2008, IU East had a total enrollment of 2,266 students (1,655 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 36%
Women 64%
Full-Time 89%
Part-Time 11%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 95%
Graduate 5%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 90%
Black 4%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 19%
20-21 16%
22-24 16%
25-29 15%
30-34 10%
35-39 6%
40-49 10%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

State unknown2%

IU East Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 51 %
Part-Time 25 %

IU East Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Richmond, Indiana for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Indiana Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

IU East Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal410510
SAT Math420500
SAT Writing390510
ACT Verbal1521
ACT Math1621
ACT Composite1721

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT52%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT22%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

IU East Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,556
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 13,722
Books and supplies $ 952

Financial Aid:
IU East participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 181100)

IU East Faculty

IU East has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1014
Non-tenured and not on tenure track924

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professorcalendar year2*3$59,673
Lecturercalendar year2*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year4$51,4903$59,673

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year2*3$68,973
Associate professoracademic year8$59,5007$64,232
Assistant professoracademic year8$51,47914$51,909
Lectureracademic year5$45,49817$46,481
All faculty totalacademic year23$55,62341$53,010

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

IU East Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Track Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

IU East Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General
Social Work

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Natural Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets IU East Apart:

% of degrees in religion and philosophy
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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%IU East % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%IU East % of freshmen enrolled part-time
% of accepted students who choose to enroll
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%IU East % of accepted students who choose to enroll
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%IU East % of degrees in family and social work
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%IU East Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in liberal arts
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%IU East % of degrees in liberal arts
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%IU East Female % of student body

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checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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