Indiana State University (ISU)

Indiana State University (ISU) is a leading public university located in Terre Haute, Indiana. It was founded in 1865 as Indiana State Normal School.

ISU has the following colleges: College of Arts and Sciences; College of Business; College of Education; College of Nursing, Health, and Human Services; College of Technology. The University also offers accredited courses, degrees, and professional development programs via distance learning. Many of its courses and programs can be completed entirely via distance learning.

Indiana State University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. The College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). All academic programs in the College of Business are accredited by AACSB - The International Association for Management Education. The undergraduate recreation and sport management degree is accredited by the National Recreation and Park Association / American Association for Leisure and Recreation. Other accreditations include: National Association of Schools of Art and Design; American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences; Council for Interior Design Accreditation; American Psychological Association; Council on Social Work Education; etc.


- Placed among Tier 2 National Universities in the United States by US News & World Report (2011).

- Indiana State University is listed among the "Best in the Midwest" by The Princeton Review (2010).

- The Master of Business Administration program in Indiana State University's College of Business is one of 15 named to The Princeton Review's "Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools" in the general management category. The honors list is one of six categories appeared in the April 2009 issue of Entrepreneur.

- 113th in the US News Ranking of Top Speech-Language Pathology Schools (2009).

- The graduate program in nursing was recognized as among the "Top 75' in the nation by U.S. News, ranked 72nd nationally in 2007.

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