Higher Education

Higher Education

Ball State University – Muncie, Indiana

www.bsu.edu

Top 5 Degrees Awarded at Ball State University – Undergraduate & Graduate
Department 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Total
Nursing 306 291 266 232 280 1,375
Telecommunications 221 241 240 247 253 1,202
Interdepartmental Business 263 239 245 237 283 1,267
Elementary Education 312 250 202 239 236 1,239
Journalism 219 217 232 242 218 1,128
Total 1,321 1,238 1,185 1,197 1,270 6,211

Earlham College – Richmond, Indiana

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Founded by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in 1847, Earlham College is a distinguished liberal arts college drawing students from 42 states and 81 foreign countries. Among the nation’s academically strongest liberal arts colleges, it boasts programs of particular renown in the sciences, humanities and peace and global studies. Earlham is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top colleges for undergraduate study abroad.

The college has one of only three U.S.-based Japan information centers and also offers programs and consulting services for companies seeking to establish business contacts in Japan and the Pacific Rim.

 

Top 5 Degrees Awarded at Earlham College
Degree 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Total
Biology 17 17 20 15 17 86
Computer Science 5 10 7 10 17 49
Psychology 22 18 17 15 20 92
Biochemistry 17 12 8 12 13 62
Business/Global Management 20 12 20 11 19 82
Total 81 69 72 63 86 371

Indiana University East – Richmond, Indiana

IUEHayesHall_000Indiana University East offers all of the advantages of an Indiana University education and a degree that is respected throughout Indiana, the nation, and the world. IU East offers over 50 Indiana University bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in social and behavioral sciences, arts and humanities, business, nursing, education, and technical and professional fields. Students at IU East will find all the services and opportunities of a large university combined with the advantages and atmosphere of a small college.

IU East is one of eight campuses of Indiana University. The university also offers programs at its regional centers in New Castle, Connersville and Lawrenceburg. Several online degree completion programs are also available.

More than 95 percent of our alumni stay in the region to live and work.

Top 5 Undergraduate Degrees Awarded at Indiana University East
Degree 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Total
Business Administration 131 150 148 145 141 715
Criminal Justice 26 29 40 49 38 182
Education 22 28 31 45 44 170
Nursing 117 135 135 136 113 636
Psychology 36 41 82 82 108 349
Total 332 383 436 457 444 2,052

 


Ivy Tech Community College – Richmond, Indiana

Photo of Ivy Tech Community CollegeA statewide, open-access, community college, Ivy Tech Community College provides residents of Indiana with professional and technical degrees as well as the lifelong training needed for successful careers, personal development, and active citizenship. Through its affordable, quality educational programs and services, the College strengthens Indiana’s economy and enhances its cultural development.

Ivy Tech offers a variety of programs for students as well as short term programs and training services available on demand for immediate upgrade of skills and industry related certification opportunities.

Ivy Tech Community College (Richmond) Associate Degrees Awarded
Concentration 11-12 12-13 13-14
Accounting 11 15  8
Agriculture 13 9 13
Business Administration 43 29 30
Computer Science 36 14 17
Industrial Technology 15 5 6
Medical Assisting 68 59 51
Nursing (ASN) 53 32 39
Office Administration 39 25 19
Total 278 188 183

Miami University – Oxford, Ohio

www.miamioh.edu

Top 5 Undergraduate Degrees Awarded at Miami University
Degree 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Total
Accountancy 238 236 234 224 197 1,129
Finance 274 291 318 338 301 1,522
Marketing 216 244 299 256 319 1,334
Psychology 189 185 204 213 182 973
Strategic Communication 57 85 154 222 216 734
Total 974 1,041 1,209 1,253 1,215 5,692

Purdue Polytechnic – Richmond, Indiana

Purdue Polytechnic is engaged with business and industry in numerous ways. Purdue offers certificate and degree programs to support apprenticeship and professional development programs. Purdue Polytechnic can also deliver tailored training or credit coursework at business sites and can provide onsite registration support.

In addition to the traditional classroom setting, some courses may also be taken online, through streaming video, and during accelerated weekend formats. The university’s expertise is available through local faculty and students, as well as through its Technical Assistance Program (TAP). TAP provides technical and organizational help (gratis and contracted), as well as placement of summer interns. Partnered research projects can also be coordinated through the local Purdue Polytechnic – Richmond office.

Purdue Polytechnic – Richmond Degrees/Certificates Awarded
Degree Certificate Associate Bachelors
2015 2016 2017 2015 2016 2017 2015 2016 2017
Computer Graphics Technology 0 0 0 0 3 1 4 1 1
Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 4
Industrial Technology 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 2 2
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 3 4 5 0 0 0
Organizational Leadership and Supervision 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 2 2
Total 0 1 0 5 7 6 14 12 9

 


Bethany Theological Seminary – Richmond, Indiana

Bethany Theological Seminary is the only theological school and academy for the Church of the Brethren. The school was founded in Chicago in 1905 and later moved to Richmond, Indiana as an affiliate of Earlham College, both are schools founded by historic “peace churches” (Brethren and Quaker).

For over 100 years, the theological seminary has been offering Master of Divinity degrees and undergraduate training with a current focus on peace studies and youth/young adult ministries.


Area College Enrollment & Graduates

Fall 2017 Enrollment
College Undergraduate Graduate Total
Ball State University 17,004 5,509 22,513
Earlham College 1,060 66 1,126
Indiana University East 3,292 198 3,490
Ivy Tech Community College 2,341 NA 2,341
Miami University of Ohio 17,147 2,553 19,700
Purdue Polytechnic 104 NA 104
Total 40,948 8,326 49,274
2017 Degrees Awarded
College Undergraduate Graduate Total
Ball State University 3,485 2,130 5,615
Earlham College 178 20 198
Indiana University East 767 63 830
Miami University 4,689 787 5,476
Total 9,119 3,000 12,119