About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is the state's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually.  Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its communities.  In addition, its courses and programs transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.

Mission
Ivy Tech Community College prepares Indiana residents to learn, live, and work in a diverse and globally competitive environment by delivering professional, technical, transfer, and lifelong education. Through its affordable, open-access education and training programs, the College enhances the development of Indiana’s citizens and communities and strengthens its economy.

Students find personal attention close to home at Ivy Tech Community College. The average class size is only about 22 students, but we also offer the benefits of a large institution in terms of accessibility. You can earn a degree at one of the 31 degree granting locations throughout the state, and take classes in more than 75 communities. No matter where you live, or where you're headed, Ivy Tech Community College can help prepare you for tomorrow's opportunities.

Ivy Tech is the state's most affordable college. Students can earn a degree for around $3,500 a year. And with credits that transfer, students can save money by completing the first two years of a four-year degree at Ivy Tech.

Ivy Tech's Corporate College offers local, affordable solutions for Indiana business and industry training needs.

Strategic Plan Executive Summary
The new Ivy Tech strategic plan, Accelerating Greatness 2025, strives to build on the success the College has enjoyed in recent years and make improvements where needed. The ultimate goal of this effort is encapsulated in our new vision statement:

Changing Lives. Making Indiana Great.

At the center of Accelerating Greatness 2025 are four strategies that will guide our resource allocation and decision making process:

  • Ensuring that students achieve their educational goals
  • Ensuring that Indiana citizens, workforce, and businesses are globally competitive
  • Ensuring optimal quality and efficiencies statewide
  • Ensuring an adequate and sustainable resource base

Ivy Tech Community College will track its progress in Accelerating Greatness through a series of outcome indicators—and you can follow along by visiting IvyTech.edu/AcceleratingGreatness. In addition to measuring greatness according to our past performance, the College will seek to meet or exceed the standards set by our peers in Indiana and throughout the U.S. The ultimate objective of all the strategies implemented for accelerating greatness will be consistent with the Ivy Tech Community College mission and vision.

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