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Hanover College

Hanover College

Hanover College


Hanover College is small, private college located in Hanover, Indiana. Established in 1827 as Indiana’s first private college, Hanover has a longstanding history within the state and recognition for Alumni success. With about 1,100 undergraduate students, over 600 acres of land, exceptional academic rigor, and lab or internship opportunities it is not a surprise that 99% of Hanover graduates are continuing their education or fully employed within 7 months after leaving.

Hanover offers 34 distinct programs including a design your own, but Hanover is most known for Business, Health Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Engineering. The liberal arts background of Hanover students is highly valued by employers and graduate programs. By allowing students to pursue their field of interest and enrich their education with a rigorous and diverse education, our students face more opportunities after Hanover. A dedicated Career Center prepares students throughout their 4 years for their next step and ensures student success.

Campus Features

Hanover is a residential campus with newly renovated first year housing options in the traditional dorm style. Sophomores through Seniors can select a variety of housing options from traditional dorms to suites or apartments and even town houses or Greek Houses on campus.

Please visit the institute website for more information.

    Scholarships and Funding

    All Admitted International Students will receive a scholarship in the amount of $32,000 USD renewable annually for 4 years. The scholarship will be referred to as the HAQ scholarship.

    Why study at Hanover College

    Hanover College gives students the best of all worlds. There are renowned professors at the top of their discipline, but classes small enough to get 1:1 interaction and mentoring from those professors.

    We are located in a small midwestern area near one of Indiana's most historic small towns (Madison, IN), but less than an hour away from some of the largest and most touristic cities of the Midwest.

    We have a one-of-a-kind naturally beautiful campus with over 600 acres of space, hiking trails, over 30 waterfalls, and endless hammocking spots. Hanover is also Indiana's first and oldest private, liberal arts, college. Hanover is also a global institution with about 18 different international partner universities and a variety of study abroad options to participate in during your 4 years here.

    Awards & Accreditations


    Higher Learning Commission

    Campus Life & Facilities

    Hanover College is an all-inclusive institution meaning that we have open:

    • Health Services, Counseling Services, and Telehealth Services on campus.
    • Athletics facilities are open to all students and attending athletic events is free.
    • The Levett Career Center is available for students at all levels providing career services, internship opportunities in the US or abroad, and even securing positions for after graduation.
    • The Duggan Library is home to our impressive Archive collection as well as the Gladish Center for Teaching and Learning which houses our free peer tutor program for all courses taught at Hanover.
    • Lastly, Hanover has the Office of International Student services dedicated to serving the unique needs of this student population and getting access to on-campus and off-campus resources and opportunities.

    Hanover's campus is very active on campus. Our campus itself fosters outdoor activities like hiking, kayaking, outdoor sports, camping, and even waterfall watching. Most students participate in at least 3 different activities from clubs and organizations to academic groups or athletics. We are a Division III NCAA school and have about 50% of our student population who are student athletes. We also have on campus employment that most students participate in to gain important experience prior to graduating form Hanover.

    Hanover College is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad Top 10 Europe rankings 2023 badge Top 10 Global rankings 2023 badge Top 10 Global rankings 2022 badge Top 10 Europe rankings 2022 badge


    • Hanover

      517 Ball Drive, 47243, Hanover