Indiana State University is a medium-sized, comprehensive university founded in 1865. The student population of approximately 10,000 includes students from throughout the United States and 59 countries.
The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. In addition, many of the University's educational programs are accredited by specialized agencies such as discipline-based organizations and professional associations.
The University has offered distance learning since 1969. Most distance courses are delivered via the Web (Internet). Selected courses include video and audio components and/or live, Web-based conferencing.
The University offers a comprehensive package of student services, including technical assistance for on-line courses and services, credit transfer assistance, library services, and online bookstore.
Financial assistance programs include state and federal financial aid (including veterans benefits), scholarships, and student loans. In addition, the University's Sycamore Payment Plan enables eligible students to pay for courses in affordable monthly payments instead of large annual or semester payments.
Distance Education Students Residing Outside of Indiana: Each of the states has its own approval processes for out-of-state institutions offering distance education. While Indiana State University endeavors to offer all of its programs to as wide an audience as possible, all ISU distance education programs may not be available in all states.
Last updated 25 January 2012