THIS IVY TECH NORTHEAST GRADUATE MADE POSSIBLE
THANKS TO YOU REGIONAL PROFILE 2016â€“17
ACADE MIC PRO GRA M S A L I G N E D W I T H
LABOR FORCE NEEDS 10 395,359 LAGRANGE
Ivy Tech Northeast provides higher education opportunities across 10 northeast Indiana counties.
Northeast Indiana has a labor force of 395,359 people
Ivy Tech Northeast offers 48 academic programs to choose from—leading to 150+ credential options.
Ivy Tech Northeast has 4 divisions to address northeast Indiana’s top employer segments.
1,000+ In 2015–16, the College served more than 1,000 company employees and 28 employers through customized, quality workforce trainings.
Students have the option of 2 paths leading to a better future— starting a career after graduation or transferring to a four-year institution.
Ivy Tech Northeast offers courses at more than 50 educational sites in northeast Indiana— four campuses in Fort Wayne and Wabash, more than 50 high school sites, and several community campuses.
Ivy Tech Northeast trained more than 800 apprenticeship students through local industry employers.
On behalf of Ivy Tech Community College Northeast’s regional board of trustees, faculty, staff, and students, I am confident in proclaiming Ivy Tech is the answer to northeast Indiana’s need for highly skilled and educated individuals for our workforce. We provide nearly 50 academic programs leading to numerous degree and certificate options to our region and serve nearly 15,000 students annually. Students come to us for a variety of reasons—from looking for a college degree to increasing their knowledge base in a specific area. Our quality programs, paired with unbeatably affordable tuition, make Ivy Tech Northeast a top choice. With your involvement and stewardship to the College, Ivy Tech Northeast will continue changing lives and making Indiana great.
Jerrilee K. Mosier, Ed.D. CHANCELLOR IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE NORTHEAST
“I think it is important to emphasize that if a student is not sure about the career direction he or she wants, Ivy Tech is a great place to start. Ivy Tech is making major investments to help Indiana and the United States become more competitive. The College offers all sorts of state-of-the-art equipment on which to learn.”
Gary Murphy VICE PRESIDENT OF ENGINEERING, PHD, INC. 1986 IVY TECH GRADUATE, DIGITAL COMPUTER ELECTRONICS
GIV ING FA M ILIES THE
HIGHEST RETURN ON INVESTMENT
The numbers don’t lie: There’s no better higher education value than Ivy Tech Community College. Ivy Tech offers the state’s most affordable tuition—by far—and graduates earn more in their first year out of college than grads from some of the state’s most prestigious four-year schools. This also benefits Indiana employers, giving them ready access to a workforce equipped with 21st-century skills. By partnering with Ivy Tech Northeast or contributing to our Foundation, you’re investing in Indiana’s future—with the guarantee of an unmatched return.
Compare yearly college tuition prices: IVY TECH
Graduates with an associate degree make median annual earnings of
IPFW BALL STATE UNIVERSITY PURDUE WEST LAFAYETTE INDIANA UNIVERSITY BLOOMINGTON
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics current population survey, based on median weekly earnings at 52 weeks per year
HUNTINGTON UNIVERSITY INDIANA WESLEYAN INDIANA TECH UNIVERSITY OF SAINT FRANCIS MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY TRINE UNIVERSITY Source: IndianaCollegeCosts.org for Academic Year 2016–17 All totals are based on full-time residential student status (typically about 30 credit hours per year). Tuition costs include mandatory student fees.
B EYO N D B O U N DA R I E S
Ivy Tech Northeast students come from a wide range of social and economic
Ivy Tech Northeast will award more than
in scholarships for the second
backgrounds. By providing
straight academic year
an affordable, accessible, and quality option, we ensure that
Ivy Tech Northeast
the dream of higher education
who otherwise might not be able to attend college.
has increased its
remains within reach for those
awarded by more
than 64% in the last five years.
1,440 10,350 73% 73%of Ivy Tech Northeast students attend part time.
More than 1,440 associate degrees and certificates were awarded in 2015â€“16. 10,350 dual credit courses were successfully completed by high school students in 2015â€“16.
75% More than
52% 52% of students receive
students work while attending
need- or merit-based
college part time.
25% of our student
43% of independent
20% of our students
population is part of a minority
students have adjusted gross
are single parents.
or immigrant population.
income of less than $16K.
27 Our studentsâ€™ average age is 27.
Dual credit courses in high schools result in $4.6 million of tuition savings for students, parents, and communities.
Currently, northeast Indiana ranks 11th of 17 comparable regions in what’s
educational attainment and creating quality opportunity. Without more
called 21st Century Talent, according to the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership. This is defined as developing talent through increasing qualified workers, the Hoosier State cannot compete for jobs. As Indiana’s largest college, and with programs aligned with employer needs, no place is better qualified to respond to this urgent need than Ivy Tech. Thanks to increased partnerships and private investment, we can ensure that northeast Indiana’s degree-attainment population grows. Along with the Big Goal Collaborative and Vision 2020, Ivy Tech Northeast is committed to being the answer to increase the percentage of northeast Indiana residents with high-quality credentials to 60 percent by 2025.
Northeast Indiana county-by-county degree-attainment breakdown, by percentage: ASSOCIATE DEGREE OR HIGHER
ADAMS ALLEN DEKALB HUNTINGTON LAGRANGE
22.3% 36.3% 25.6% 26.4% 16.3%
NOBLE STUEBEN WABASH WELLS WHITLEY
22.0% 29.1% 24.3% 27.1% 27.1% SOURCE: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU & AMERICAN COMMUNITY SURVEY, 5-YEAR ESTIMATES, 2014
“Winning the competition meant everything to me because I knew how much it would help high school athletes from Fort Wayne. This funding has allowed us to take our athletes around the country, displaying their talent to college coaches.”
Morgan Williams 2015 WINNER OF IVY TECH NORTHEAST’S NEW VENTURE COMPETITION WILLIAMS WON $35,000 IN START-UP CAPITAL TO LAUNCH HIS BUSINESS, ELITE PERFORMANCE SCOUTING, WHICH OFFERS TRAINING, RECRUITING, AND MARKETING SERVICES TO PROMOTE HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES TO COLLEGE-LEVEL ATHLETICS PROGRAMS.
“Ivy Tech taught me the soft skills of how to talk to people I don’t know, ask questions without fear of the answer, and work with others in a team setting.”
Colin Zimmer AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN FOR TESLA MOTORS 2015 REGIONAL DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS AWARD 2011 IVY TECH GRADUATE, AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY
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