Best Colleges in Indianapolis

Being the state’s capital, Indianapolis is home to more than 50 colleges and universities.* Indiana’s largest city offers a wide variety of academic programs with popular areas of study including teaching, business, nursing, pharmacy, engineering, and finance. Other benefits of attending college in the Hoosier state include low educational costs, high graduation rates, and low student-faculty ratios.* Recent job growth in Indianapolis is increasing at a rate of 4%, helping to lower the unemployment rate down to 5.3%, almost a percent less than the national average.* And once you do start your career, your dollars go further with Indiana’s low cost of living.

The best part about Indianapolis is there’s something for everyone. Sports fans, get excited for Andrew Luck and the Colts, or watch the Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The city just introduced a brand new professional soccer team, the Indy Eleven. And there’s hardly a greater event than the week long Indy 500, including a mini marathon, parades, and the race itself. For the beer enthusiast, there are now 23 microbreweries currently operating in Indiana with 12 more projected to open before 2015.* Family time will be well spent at the world’s largest children’s museum, Indianapolis Art Center, or Indianapolis Zoo-which recently acquired a new orangutan exhibit and monorail system. During the snowy winters, keep warm and entertained viewing movies on a three story screen at the IMAX theater.* From the variety of majors and degrees to a variety in entertainment, Indianapolis has everything to kick start your education and career.

*National Center for Education Statistics *Bureau of Labor Statistics *indystar.com *visitindy.com

Best Four Year Universities in Indianapolis

  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Master's
  • Doctoral
  • Certificates
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
  • Private for-profit
  • Private not-for-profit
  • Public

Best Community Colleges in Indianapolis

  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Master's
  • Doctoral
  • Certificates
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
  • Private for-profit
  • Private not-for-profit
  • Public
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Ivy Tech Community College
Indianapolis, IN
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International Business College-Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN
MedTech College-Greenwood Campus
Greenwood, IN
Fortis College-Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN