Unlock Your Psychology Career Potential: Compare the Best Psychology Degree Programs in Indiana for 2023


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Psychology Degree Programs in Indiana

Find and compare the best psychology degree programs by state.


Number of Schools

In Indiana, there are 45 4-year schools that offer psychology degrees


Number of Programs

With 45 schools offering psychology programs, the total number of programs offered in Indiana is 174


Number of Graduates

The 174 psychology programs in Indiana produced 5,646 psychology graduates in 2021

Psychology Degree Programs in Indiana

Indiana Psychology Degrees Programs

Top (10) Psychology Programs in Indiana

University of Notre Dame

2021 Psychology Graduates: 90
Average Cost to Attend: $77,840
Average Amount Grant / Scholarship: $5,329
Average Net Price: $30,513
Average Admitted: 15%
Average Enrolled: 58%
Average Graduation Rate: 96%
Student / Faculty: 9 / 1
Full-Time Instructors: 72%
Indiana Ranking: #1
National Ranking: #25

Purdue University-Main Campus

2021 Psychology Graduates: 548
Average Cost to Attend: $22,538
Average Amount Grant / Scholarship: $17,560
Average Net Price: $14,619
Average Admitted: 69%
Average Enrolled: 25%
Average Graduation Rate: 83%
Student / Faculty: 14 / 1
Full-Time Instructors: 62%
Indiana Ranking: #2
National Ranking: #71

Indiana University-Bloomington

2021 Psychology Graduates: 416
Average Cost to Attend: $25,879
Average Amount Grant / Scholarship: $21,589
Average Net Price: $13,386
Average Admitted: 85%
Average Enrolled: 24%
Average Graduation Rate: 81%
Student / Faculty: 17 / 1
Full-Time Instructors: 70%
Indiana Ranking: #3
National Ranking: #93

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis

2021 Psychology Graduates: 825
Average Cost to Attend: $23,009
Average Amount Grant / Scholarship: $14,523
Average Net Price: $11,550
Average Admitted: 84%
Average Enrolled: 28%
Average Graduation Rate: 56%
Student / Faculty: 13 / 1
Full-Time Instructors: 59%
Indiana Ranking: #4
National Ranking: #276

Wabash College

2021 Psychology Graduates: 28
Average Cost to Attend: $59,300
Average Amount Grant / Scholarship: $863
Average Net Price: $21,466
Average Admitted: 62%
Average Enrolled: 21%
Average Graduation Rate: 81%
Student / Faculty: 9 / 1
Full-Time Instructors: 96%
Indiana Ranking: #5
National Ranking: #165

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

2021 Psychology Graduates: 21
Average Cost to Attend: $45,830
Average Amount Grant / Scholarship: $707
Average Net Price: $15,694
Average Admitted: 70%
Average Enrolled: 34%
Average Graduation Rate: 62%
Student / Faculty: 10 / 1
Full-Time Instructors: 25%
Indiana Ranking: #6
National Ranking: #246

Ball State University

2021 Psychology Graduates: 673
Average Cost to Attend: $24,592
Average Amount Grant / Scholarship: $12,838
Average Net Price: $12,968
Average Admitted: 68%
Average Enrolled: 21%
Average Graduation Rate: 68%
Student / Faculty: 14 / 1
Full-Time Instructors: 80%
Indiana Ranking: #7
National Ranking: #261

Taylor University

2021 Psychology Graduates: 37
Average Cost to Attend: $50,429
Average Amount Grant / Scholarship: $1,739
Average Net Price: $26,879
Average Admitted: 73%
Average Enrolled: 27%
Average Graduation Rate: 77%
Student / Faculty: 12 / 1
Full-Time Instructors: 65%
Indiana Ranking: #8
National Ranking: #196

DePauw University

2021 Psychology Graduates: 27
Average Cost to Attend: $69,398
Average Amount Grant / Scholarship: $1,688
Average Net Price: $27,348
Average Admitted: 65%
Average Enrolled: 14%
Average Graduation Rate: 83%
Student / Faculty: 9 / 1
Full-Time Instructors: 82%
Indiana Ranking: #9
National Ranking: #195

University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne

2021 Psychology Graduates: 45
Average Cost to Attend: $46,930
Average Amount Grant / Scholarship: $1,695
Average Net Price: $17,513
Average Admitted: 99%
Average Enrolled: 34%
Average Graduation Rate: 57%
Student / Faculty: 11 / 1
Full-Time Instructors: 43%
Indiana Ranking: #10
National Ranking: #356

Psychology Programs Offered in Indiana

There are 174 undergraduate psychology programs offered by 45 different 4-year colleges, comprising 14 public and 31 private schools.

Additionally, psychology programs in Indiana produced 3,555 bachelor’s graduates, 1,724 master’s graduates and 184 doctorate graduates.

The table below details the programs offered and the total number of graduates in Indiana.

Psychology GraduatesBSMAPMCPhD
Applied Psychology385
Behavioral Neuroscience1
Clinical Psychology3338
Cognitive Psychology2
Community Psychology28
Counseling and Applied Psychology4283174468
Counseling Psychology719
Educational Psychology15014
Experimental Psychology308810
General Psychology1,497134
Industrial Organizational Psychology7
Marriage and Family Therapy20
Medical Social Work103
Mental Health Counseling149
Psychometrics Psychology12
Research Psychology5994732
School Psychology2367
Social Psychology6
Social Work6856095
Total Graduates3,5551,72450184
US Department of Education

Credits Accepted for Indiana Schools

The types of academic credits available to Indiana students are varied and include:

  • Dual enrollment
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Advanced placement (AP) credits

Psychology Admission, Enrollment, and Graduation in Indiana

On average, Indiana schools admitted 78% of students who applied to 4-year institutions. Of those who were offered admission, 26% enrolled.

The average freshman retention rate for Indiana schools is 71%, compared to 71% for all universities nationwide.

The overall graduation rate for 4-year colleges and universities in Indiana is 58%, compared to 56% for all universities nationwide.

The top three schools in Indiana for highest graduation rate are University of Notre Dame (96%), Purdue University-Main Campus (83%), and DePauw University (83%).

The top three schools with the highest number of psychology graduates in Indiana are Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (825), Ball State University (673), and Purdue University-Main Campus (548).

1st Year Return71%71%
US Department of Education

Student & Faculty Information in Indiana

In the fall of 2021, Indiana schools that offered psychology programs had an average of 69% full-time instructional or research faculty members and 30% part-time instructional faculty members.

The average student-to-faculty ratio for Indiana schools offering psychology programs is 13:1.

The table below shows a comparison of the percentage of full-time instructional and research faculty members and the student-to-faculty ratio between Indiana and the United States as a whole:

Full-Time Instructional57%56%
Full-Time Research8%6%
Part-Time Instructional30%35%
Student Faculty Ratio13:115:1
US Department of Education

Tuition and Student Expenses in Indiana

If you’re an undergraduate psychology student in Indiana, the average tuition you’ll pay depends on the institution you choose. Typically, tuition costs range from $6,977 to $58,336 per year, with an average of $21,607. In addition to tuition, you’ll also need to budget for books and supplies, which can cost between $475 and $1,500 annually, with an average of $1,119.

The three most affordable undergraduate psychology schools in Indiana are Purdue University Northwest ($20,525), Indiana University-South Bend ($20,636), and Indiana University-Kokomo ($21,322). Meanwhile, the three most expensive institutions are the University of Notre Dame ($77,840), Valparaiso University ($59,092), and Taylor University ($50,429).

As for prospective graduate psychology students, the average cost of tuition and fees for graduate programs varies widely based on the school and program chosen. Graduate tuition costs between $5,860 and $58,190 per year, with an average of $16,351. However, most graduate programs also require additional fees, such as application fees, technology fees, and library fees, which can add up to hundreds or even thousands of dollars. In-state graduate fees typically range from $75 to $1,850, with an average of $660.

The three most affordable graduate psychology schools in Indiana are Purdue University Northwest ($6,303), Purdue University Fort Wayne ($6,552), and Indiana State University ($8,056). Meanwhile, the three most expensive graduate programs are University of Notre Dame ($58,662), University of Indianapolis ($40,560), and Manchester University ($24,950).

If you’re curious about how Indiana schools stack up against national averages, you can compare average total expenses in the table below. Note that these figures don’t take into account financial aid, grants, loans, or scholarships. If you’re interested in that information, you can find it in the sections below.

Average Expenses for Psychology SchoolsIndianaU.S.
On Campus Room & Board$10,716$11,729
On-Campus Living Expenses$2,690$3,474
Total Living Expenses$13,406$15,203
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$21,607$21,301
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,119$1,254
Total Undergraduate Expenses$36,132$37,758
In-State, Graduate Tuition$16,351$14,479
In-State, Graduate Fees$660$1,155
Total Graduate Expenses$17,011$15,634
US Department of Education

Cost to Attend, Financial Aid, Net Price in Indiana

Average Net Price

In Indiana, the cost to attend a college or university that offers psychology programs is a significant financial investment. The key term to know for college affordability is the net price.

The average net price for a college or university in Indiana that offers psychology programs is $17,333. This figure is calculated based on the most recent data provided by each institution to the US Department of Education.

Net price is determined by adding up the costs of tuition, room and board, living expenses, books, and supplies and then subtracting the average financial aid, such as grants, scholarships, and loans, received by federal financial aid recipients.

Cost to Attend$36,132$37,758
Average Financial Aid$17,548$13,984
Percent Receiving Aid93%90%
Net Price$17,333$17,524
US Department of Education

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend Indiana universities shown by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$6,761$4,833
$30,001 – $48,000$8,000$5,918
$48,001 – $75,000$12,110$10,416
$75,001 – $110,000$16,305$14,976
$110,001 and more$17,376$16,120
US Department of Education

Additional Top Ranked Psychology Degree Programs in Indiana

Find information on each school’s ranking, number of graduates, net price, and graduation rate along with a link the school’s full 2023 report.

RankSchool# of GraduatesNet PriceGraduation
#11Indiana University-Southeast77$6,34439%
#12Huntington University78$21,00868%
#13Indiana University-South Bend80$8,18938%
#14Purdue University Northwest78$8,47240%
#15Indiana University-Kokomo46$4,44643%
#16University of Southern Indiana183$13,71950%
#17Saint Mary’s College27$27,68674%
#18Indiana University-Northwest83$5,62538%
#19Indiana University-East143$8,10243%
#20Valparaiso University88$21,99774%
#21Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion94$22,09871%
#22Marian University27$21,93664%
#23Purdue University Fort Wayne86$11,82038%
#24University of Indianapolis273$21,52763%
#25Butler University33$38,64382%
#26Anderson University24$23,21763%
#27Grace College and Theological Seminary64$18,79572%
#28Manchester University23$20,22655%
#29Indiana Institute of Technology46$21,39740%
#30Indiana State University197$13,65341%
#31Martin University95$15,27125%
#32Purdue University Global491$3,80230%
#33Indiana Institute of Technology-College of Professional Studies25$18,61010%
#34Indiana Wesleyan University-National & Global423$18,808%
US Department of Education

Psychology Salary Reports for Indiana

We use annual surveys of 100,000 psychologists to compile data on salary, employment projections, cost-of-living adjustments, comparisons to related professions, salary based on years of experience, and rankings by city.