Indiana State University

Indiana State University Admissions and School Information

Indiana State University offers more than 100 majors, including recreation and sports management, psychology education and business. Located in Terre Haute, Indiana, the university offers degree programs at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels.

General Information about Indiana State University

Originally founded as the Indiana State Normal School in 1865, the university was renamed Indiana State University in 1965 in recognition of its growth. Today, the university serves more than 10,000 students each year and offers degree programs in over 100 fields of study. The most popular undergraduate majors include education, criminology, nursing, business administration and physical education.

Indiana State University's athletic teams, known as the Sycamores, participate in 12 sports, including cross-country, football, basketball, tennis and softball. The university adopted Sycamore Sam as the school's mascot in 1995.

Admissions and Enrollment Information

Indiana State University welcomes applications from entering freshman and transfer and international students, as well as non-degree and continuing education participants. Required application materials for entering freshman include a completed application, official transcripts and an affidavit of financial support.

The Colleges of Indiana State University

College of Arts and Sciences

Made up of 19 academic departments, the College of Arts and Sciences includes concentrations in the natural and social sciences, the arts and humanities. Undergraduate and graduate programs are available in a variety of academic areas, such as social work, communication, biology and geography. The college also offers 13 inter-disciplinary and pre-professional programs, including clinical laboratory science, legal studies and science education.

Scott College of Business

Established in 1918, the Scott College of Business has nearly 1,200 students enrolled and offers 11 undergraduate programs, as well as a Master of Business Administration program. Undergraduate majors include accounting, marketing and finance. In 2008, the college's insurance and risk management program was profiled by Risk Management Magazine as one of the top eight programs of its kind in the U.S.

Bayh College of Education

The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) accredits all of the educator preparation programs offered. These programs include speech-language pathology, special elementary education and educational leadership. Some of the master's degree programs are marriage and family therapy, curriculum and instruction, and counseling psychology. A number of doctoral programs are also offered.

College of Nursing, Health and Human Services

This college was founded in 2007 and offers a variety of programs in departments such as sport management, physical education and nursing. Indiana State University's centers and clinics, including athletic training and leadership development, provide students with real-life opportunities and experiences. Undergraduate and graduate programs are offered, and the college is a member of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professionals.

College of Technology

The college boasts 30 fully equipped state-of-the art labs that offer students hands-on experience in their field. Associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs are available in different departments. These divisions are made up of electronics, computer and mechanical engineering technology (EMOT), air force training, aviation technology and technology management.

Contact Information

  • Address: 200 N. Seventh St., Terre Haute, IN 47809
  • Phone Number: (800) 468-6478