Newburgh, Indiana (IN) Colleges and Universities

The handful of postsecondary schools located near Newburgh, Indiana, include community colleges, 4-year universities, beauty schools and more. For the benefit of the average student intrigued by the traditional college experience, this article examines the traditional schools in several categories based on statistics by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Newburgh, Indiana

The schools within 50 miles of Newburgh are a fairly even mix of 2-year (or less) and 4-year schools. Although there are public schools available, most of the schools are private institutions.

  • ITT Technical Institute - Newburgh (located downtown)
  • Harrison College - Evansville (located downtown)
  • University of Evansville (7.8 miles from downtown)
  • Ivy Tech Community College - Southwest (10.7 miles from downtown)
  • University of Southern Indiana (13.6 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools Near Newburgh, Indiana

If size is a determining factor for students in choosing a school, the Newburgh area offers a fairly large range of student population sizes. Some of the largest schools even offer graduate degree programs for interested students.

  • Vincennes University (19,205 students)
  • University of Southern Indiana (9,364 students)
  • University of Evansville (2,567 students)
  • Oakland City University (2,086 students)
  • ITT Technical Institute - Newburgh (222 students)

Lowest Net Price

Price can be an important factor when choosing a school to attend. The NCES calculates the net price for schools by subtracting the average financial aid awarded to full-time undergrad students from the total cost of attendance for a school. The net prices for the following schools are based on 2014-2015 figures.

  • Vincennes University ($10,235)
  • University of Southern Indiana ($11,179)
  • University of Evansville ($22,041)
  • ITT Technical Institute - Newburgh ($24,890)
  • Oakland City University ($26,112)

Highest Graduation Rate

The NCES evaluates the graduation rates for a school based on the number of full-time undergrad students who complete a program within 150% of the 'normal time'. For example, 150% of 'normal time' would be three years for an associate degree program that typically takes two years to complete. The graduation rates for the schools that follow are from 2015.

  • University of Evansville (68% graduation rate)
  • Oakland City University (63% graduation rate)
  • University of Southern Indiana (41% graduation rate)
  • ITT Technical Institute - Newburgh (32% graduation rate)
  • Vincennes University (23% graduation rate)

While the number of schools in Newburgh is limited, there are multiple 2- and 4-year institutions nearby that vary in graduation rate, price, size, and proximity to the Indiana town.

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