Ivy Tech Community College Lafayette

Ivy Tech Community College Lafayette

Ivy Tech Community College is the largest state-wide community college in Indiana. The college serves more than 100,000 students per year. It was established in 1963. Ivy Tech Community College offers more than 150 programs in diverse areas of study. The college is organized into the following academic schools:

  • School of Applied Science and Technology
  • School of Business
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • School of Technology
  • School of Education
  • School of Public and Social Services

Ivy Tech is home to several student clubs and organizations. Some of them are the Accounting Club, the Association of Computer Machinery, Phi Theta Kappa, the Latino Student Union and the American Chemical Society.

Learn more about Ivy Tech by reading an exclusive interview with the college's career director.

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Contacting Ivy Tech Lafayette

Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette
3101 South Creasy Ln
Lafayette , IN 47905
General Phone: (765) 269-5000

Ivy Tech Lafayette Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology132dental assistant, medical assistant, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, mental health services tech
Business and Management110business management, accounting technology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine101registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Computer Science and Engineering63computer and info science, information technology, computer programming courses, system administration, network management, webmastering, computer services management
Engineering Technician62industrial production tech, quality and safety tech, drafting
Office and Administration45executive secretary
Mechanics and Repair35HVAC, automobile mechanics
Liberal Arts33liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Construction Trades28carpentry, electrician, lineworker, electrical and power installer
Security and Law Enforcement24criminal justice and safety
Education and Teaching16education, early childhood education
Law11legal assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Ivy Tech Lafayette in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree36925
Award of less than 1 academic year1189
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1758

Ivy Tech Lafayette Student Body

In 2007-2008, Ivy Tech Lafayette had a total enrollment of 5,914 students (4,046 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 85%
Black 3%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 15%
18-19 20%
20-21 19%
22-24 14%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Ivy Tech Lafayette Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 49 %
Part-Time 40 %

Ivy Tech Lafayette Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Lafayette, 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.

Ivy Tech Lafayette Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,930
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,879
Books and supplies $ 1,060

Financial Aid:
Ivy Tech Lafayette participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1003900)

Ivy Tech Lafayette Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3846

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year0*10$57,494
Associate professoracademic year10$51,2806$51,588
Assistant professoracademic year14$45,75710$45,591
Instructoracademic year12$40,9359$39,581
Lectureracademic year1*8$38,889
No academic rankacademic year1*3$38,487
All faculty totalacademic year38$45,47646$46,156

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

Ivy Tech Lafayette Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other
Information Technology
System Administration/Administrator
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Construction Trades
Electrical and Power Transmission Installers, Other

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians, Other

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary


Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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What Sets Ivy Tech Lafayette Apart:

Number of students
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Top 13%Ivy Tech Lafayette Number of students
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 14%Ivy Tech Lafayette Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 15%Ivy Tech Lafayette % of degrees in office and administration
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%Ivy Tech Lafayette % of degrees in engineering technician
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 17%Ivy Tech Lafayette Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 17%Ivy Tech Lafayette Male % of student body
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Top 17%Ivy Tech Lafayette % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in business and management
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Top 20%Ivy Tech Lafayette % of degrees in business and management

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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