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Hanover College
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  • 4 Year
  • HANOVER, IN

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade C+

About

517 BALL DRIVE
HANOVER, IN 47243
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
From Hanover College

As Indiana’s oldest private institution, established in 1827, Hanover College has higher education down to a (liberal arts and) science.

For nearly 200 years on this 650-acre campus, our graduates have discovered their passions through our wide variety of opportunities, from academics to athletics and social life to study abroad. That’s one of the best things about the liberal arts – you’ll choose from our 34 majors – but you’ll never be limited to just one thing!

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Hanover College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
March 1
Acceptance Rate
69%
SAT Range
1060-1230
ACT Range
23-29
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$22,389 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$30,511 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 31 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 30 responses
45%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 29 responses

Majors

Engineering & the liberal arts

academic spotlight

Why study engineering at Hanover? > You learn in small, dynamic classes one-on-one with experts. > You can join a research or work internship (or co-op) and receive academic credit. > You expand your horizons through visits and guest lectures by our industry partners. You may combine engineering with business through our established Business Scholars Program (BSP), which includes a paid internship

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    100%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
996 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
8
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
35%
Varsity Athletes
46%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 13 responses
  • Driven
    38%
  • Well-rounded students
    31%
  • Offbeat
    15%
  • Quirky
    15%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
95%
Poll
50%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 26 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 40 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 13 responses
  • Academical success orientated, but beautiful
    46%
  • Beautiful
    31%
  • Calming
    15%
  • Serene
    8%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
72%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 13 responses

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Rating 3.56 out of 5  478 reviews
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