Ivy Tech was established in 1963 as Indiana Vocational Technical College, with the aim to provide technical and vocational education for different industries. It was rechartered as a system of vocational technical schools in 2005. Ivy Tech's name was officially changed to Ivy Tech State College in 1995.
Ivy Tech Community College is considered to be the nation's largest state-wide community college providing quality education to more than 150,000 students a year.
By delivering professional and lifelong education, Ivy Tech Community College prepares individuals to learn, live, and work in different globally competitive environment. With the help of its affordable, open-access education and training programs, the College enhances the development of individuals and communities.
Ivy Tech Community College offers a wide range of programs and concentrations statewide. Each campus provides a diversity of options that let students hit the ground running, whether they want to continue their education at a four-year school or start their career as soon as possible. No matter what a person wants, Ivy Tech can help him/her get started quickly and provide an affordable option.
Ivy Tech is committed to removing the barriers between students and their education. Whether they want to add a course to their schedule while making fewer trips to campus, take a course to transfer to another institution, or weave college courses in between work and family commitments, Ivy Tech has online solutions that will work for busy people.
Ivy Tech now offers a list of programs via distance. Almost all of them are online degree programs, except one program, paralegal studies - it is available via two-way video.
Ivy Tech Community College is dedicated to providing the support students need to reach their academic and career goals. Services include academic advising, disability services, bookstores, career services and a very active student life.
Career Services office provides assistance to students and graduates in career development and to provide a full range of services for students and employers, consistently emphasizing innovation, operational excellence and the highest quality in every aspect of career development.
The cost of tuition, books and supplies might seem a little scary, but there are many sources of financial aid available to make financing student's education a little easier. Most financial aid sources use the FAFSA to determine the amount of money each student is eligible to receive.