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Indiana has long been nicknamed the “Hoosier State” for its great school spirit and unique community camaraderie. From a 39-student college of scientific therapeutics to a large state college system with thousands of potential graduates, Indiana leads the way in Midwest higher education.* Post-grad work opportunities include the powerhouse banking institution 1st Source Corp., Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals, and ITT Educational Services. These employment prospects turn many students into lifelong Hoosiers.

Sports enthusiasts will have no time enjoying Indiana life, with attractions like a Colts football game or the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Hall of Fame Museum.* Check out the shops or enjoy the scenic outdoors while hiking or picnicking in Brown County. Jump off the limestone cliffs when no one is watching in Bloomington. Or take yourself out for a walk along the canal downtown. Lafayette offers the Columbian Park Zoo and Buccaneer Bay Indoor Aquatic Center, while Hammond is home to zippy bartenders at Dick’s R U Crazy. A growing microbrew culture, changing seasons, and Hoosier hospitality make Indiana a great place to learn and live – what more could an aspiring student ask for?

*Wikipedia, “Colleges and universities in Indiana” *www.in.gov/visitindiana
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Best Four Year Universities in Indiana

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN

University of Notre Dame offers 222 Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 4,429 students graduated with students earning 2,861 Bachelor's degrees, 1,126 Master's degrees, and 442 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
2 Purdue University-Main Campus West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University-Main Campus offers 451 Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 11,160 students graduated with students earning 7,688 Bachelor's degrees, 1,900 Master's degrees, 1,004 Doctoral degrees, 501 Certificates degrees, and 67 Associate's degrees.

Based on 136 Reviews
3 DePauw University Greencastle, IN

DePauw University offers 105 Degree programs. It's a small private university in a far away town. In 2015, 626 students graduated with students earning 626 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
4 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Terre Haute, IN

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology offers 60 Degree programs. It's a small private university in a small city. In 2015, 604 students graduated with students earning 542 Bachelor's degrees, and 62 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
5 Indiana University-Bloomington Bloomington, IN

Indiana University-Bloomington offers 401 Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 12,347 students graduated with students earning 8,438 Bachelor's degrees, 2,625 Master's degrees, 874 Doctoral degrees, 393 Certificates degrees, and 17 Associate's degrees.

Based on 112 Reviews
6 Ball State University Muncie, IN

Ball State University offers 248 Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 5,899 students graduated with students earning 3,842 Bachelor's degrees, 1,464 Master's degrees, 449 Certificates degrees, 87 Doctoral degrees, and 57 Associate's degrees.

Based on 48 Reviews
7 Butler University Indianapolis, IN

Butler University offers 174 Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 1,405 students graduated with students earning 1,028 Bachelor's degrees, 241 Master's degrees, 132 Doctoral degrees, 4 Certificates degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
8 University of Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN

University of Indianapolis offers 166 Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 1,562 students graduated with students earning 913 Bachelor's degrees, 451 Master's degrees, 127 Doctoral degrees, and 71 Associate's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
9 Marian University Indianapolis, IN

Marian University offers 75 Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 793 students graduated with students earning 534 Bachelor's degrees, 230 Master's degrees, 29 Associate's degrees.

10 Valparaiso University Valparaiso, IN

Valparaiso University offers 248 Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 1,437 students graduated with students earning 871 Bachelor's degrees, 407 Master's degrees, 147 Doctoral degrees, 11 Certificates degrees, and 1 Associate's degree.

Based on 8 Reviews

Best Community Colleges in Indiana

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis, IN

Ivy Tech Community College offers 240 Degree programs. It's a very large public college in a large city. In 2015, 23,776 students graduated with students earning 12,621 Certificates degrees, and 11,155 Associate's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
2 International Business College-Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN

International Business College-Indianapolis offers 16 Degree programs. It's a very small private college in a large city. In 2015, 217 students graduated with students earning 196 Associate's degrees, and 21 Certificates degrees.

3 MedTech College-Ft Wayne Campus Ft. Wayne, IN

MedTech College-Ft Wayne Campus offers 15 Degree programs. It's a very small private college in a large city. In 2015, 326 students graduated with students earning 309 Associate's degrees, and 17 Certificates degrees.

4 MedTech College-Greenwood Campus Greenwood, IN

MedTech College-Greenwood Campus offers 16 Degree programs. It's a small private college in a large suburb. In 2015, 402 students graduated with students earning 383 Associate's degrees, and 19 Certificates degrees.

5 MedTech College Indianapolis, IN

MedTech College offers 15 Degree programs. It's a small private college in a large city. In 2015, 519 students graduated with students earning 504 Associate's degrees, and 15 Certificates degrees.

6 Fortis College-Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN

Fortis College-Indianapolis offers 7 Degree programs. It's a very small private college in a large city. In 2015, 77 students graduated with students earning 68 Certificates degrees, and 9 Associate's degrees.

7 Ancilla College Donaldson, IN

Ancilla College offers 43 Degree programs. It's a very small private college in a far away rural. In 2015, 79 students graduated with students earning 76 Associate's degrees, and 3 Certificates degrees.

8 College of Court Reporting Inc Hobart, IN

College of Court Reporting Inc offers 2 Degree programs. It's a very small private college in a large suburb. In 2015, 18 students graduated with students earning 15 Certificates degrees, and 3 Associate's degrees.

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Notre Dame University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN
5/5
11 : 1 12,292
Purdue University-Main Campus Purdue University-Main Campus West Lafayette, IN
3/5
20 : 1 40,472
DePauw University DePauw University Greencastle, IN
5/5
10 : 1 2,265
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Terre Haute, IN
5/5
13 : 1 2,354
Indiana University-Bloomington Indiana University-Bloomington Bloomington, IN
3/5
23 : 1 48,514
Ball State University Ball State University Muncie, IN
3/5
20 : 1 21,196
Butler University Butler University Indianapolis, IN
5/5
12 : 1 4,797
University of Indianapolis University of Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN
5/5
16 : 1 5,504
Marian University Marian University Indianapolis, IN
5/5
16 : 1 2,897
Valparaiso University Valparaiso University Valparaiso, IN
5/5
13 : 1 4,524
Anderson University Anderson University Anderson, IN
5/5
20 : 1 2,325
University of Evansville University of Evansville Evansville, IN
5/5
13 : 1 2,495
Taylor University Taylor University Upland, IN
5/5
14 : 1 2,168
Trine University Trine University Angola, IN
5/5
30 : 1 3,395
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN
3/5
12 : 1 30,105
Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion Marion, IN
5/5
23 : 1 14,730
Grace College and Theological Seminary Grace College and Theological Seminary Winona Lake, IN
4/5
35 : 1 2,303
Indiana Institute of Technology Indiana Institute of Technology Fort Wayne, IN
5/5
46 : 1 7,542
University of Southern Indiana University of Southern Indiana Evansville, IN
2/5
24 : 1 10,671
Wabash College Wabash College Crawfordsville, IN
5/5
10 : 1 868
University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne Fort Wayne, IN
5/5
13 : 1 2,240
Indiana State University Indiana State University Terre Haute, IN
3/5
24 : 1 13,584
Goshen College Goshen College Goshen, IN
5/5
10 : 1 839
Saint Mary's College Saint Mary's College Notre Dame, IN
5/5
10 : 1 1,657
Indiana University-Southeast Indiana University-Southeast New Albany, IN
2/5
22 : 1 6,173

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