State Flag for Universities in Indiana Indiana Residency Rules

Red Square Means In-State Tuition is Most Difficult Difficulty

How to get in-state at Universities in Indiana:

Many of the universities in Indiana ISA consider harsh gap-year schools (meaning that it’s exceedingly difficult to get in-state status).  For most universities in Indiana, even applying prior to moving to Indiana will automatically disqualify you—if you don’t know this, then you run the risk of struggling through a year-long process to discover your efforts were in vain.


Indiana Reciprocity Agreements:

Indiana is a member state of the Midwest Student Exchange Program which is a limited regional reciprocity agreement among select Midwestern States. Favorable college tuition rates in nearby states are sometimes possible through reciprocity although many restrictions apply.

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University-Specific Overviews Below:

Due to the range of difficulties university to university because every university has its own interpretations of state law, please see below links to in-state overviews for select universities in Indiana. If your college is not highlighted, then please consider buying a University-Specific Nutshell Report or see all available university-specific in-state overviews.


Popular Universities in Indiana:

Indiana University-Bloomington


Other Universities in Indiana:

Ball State University-Muncie
Indiana State University-Terre Haute
Indiana University School of Medicine-Indianapolis
Indiana University-East Richmond
Indiana University-Kokomo
Indiana University-Northwest Gary
Indiana University-Purdue University- Columbus
Indiana University-Purdue University- Fort Wayne
Indiana University-Purdue University- Indianapolis
Indiana University-South Bend
Indiana University-Southeast New Albany
Purdue University-Calumet Hammond
Purdue University-North Central Westville
Purdue University-West Lafayette
University of Southern Indiana-Evansville

Every College in Indiana Is Unique

Just as every state has its own in-state regulations, each college in the state has its own interpretations. Learn everything important about how to actually earn in-state tuition at the university in Indiana you’re most interested in.

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Everything important you need to know about actually earning in-state at your university.