Indiana has many time honored facilities for higher education. In Indianapolis alone, there are over a dozen colleges and universities, each a valuable part of Indianapolis education. From the scientific leanings of Purdue University to the specialized theological focus of Indiana Wesleyan University, there’s something for every student in Indiana.
Below is a listing of the 25 largest Indiana colleges and universities, in order of amount of currently enrolled students.
|Indiana University – With a regal campus setting and a long history of academic and athletic prowess, Indiana University is one of the most well-known colleges in Indiana.|
|Purdue University – One of the top engineering and science colleges in the nation, Purdue University is a important part of Indiana’s academic system and is located in West Lafayette, Indiana.|
|Ivy Tech Community College – Offering degrees for under $6000, Ivy Tech provides an affordable, flexible education and is located in virtually every moderately sized city in Indiana.|
|Ball State University – With an innovative “immersive learning” strategy, Ball State University is quickly becoming one of the most lauded schools in the state. The school is located in Muncie, Indiana.|
|Indiana Wesleyan University – The biggest Christian college in Indiana, Indiana Wesleyan University strives to create Christian leaders of tomorrow and is located in Marion, Indiana.
|University of Notre Dame – With a long history of excellence in academics and athletics, the University of Notre Dame is one of the most famous colleges in the country. It is located in South Bend, Indiana.
|Indiana State University – Boasting famous names like Larry Bird and John Wooden, Indiana State University is anything but ordinary. The school is located in Terre Haute, Indiana.|
|University of Southern Indiana – Formerly a regional campus of Indiana State University, the University of Southern Indiana has a growing student body and an experienced faculty. The school is located in Evansville, Indiana.
|Anderson University – Providing quality liberal arts studies in over 60 majors, Anderson University is an educational ministry of the Church of God, welcoming students of all denominations to a campus community dedicated to a Christian lifestyle.|
|Vincennes University – Clocking in at just over 4,000 students, Vincennes University is one of the oldest universities in the country. The school is located, not surprisingly, in Vincennes, Indiana.|
|Butler University – Located in Fairview Park, this liberal arts university occupies almost 300 acres of academic and athletic excellence.|
|University of Indianapolis – Founded on the principles of the United Methodist Church, the University of Indianapolis is unparalleled in community outreach and education.
|Valparaiso University – A northwestern Lutheran university close to Chicago, Valparaiso University boasts a law school and over 70 excellent undergraduate degrees. It is located in Valparaiso, Indiana.
|University of Evansville – The University of Evansville is like one big family, supporting almost 200 student groups and extra-curricular activities. The school is located in Evansville, Indiana.
|DePauw University – Founded on United Methodist principles, DePauw University has been around for 175 years and challenges its students to succeed. DePauw is located in Greencastle, Indiana.
|Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology – With a major focus on the hard sciences, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is one of the top engineering, mathematics, and science schools in the country. The school is located in Terre Haute, Indiana.|
|University of Phoenix – Comprised of over 200 campuses spread throughout the United States, the University of Phoenix is dedicated to providing a high quality education to working adults.
|University of Saint Francis – Situated in the second largest city in Indiana, Fort Wayne, the University of Saint Francis is a private Catholic liberal arts institution. Saint Francis is located in Fort Wayne, Indiana.|
|Oakland City University – The only General Baptist university in the country, Oakland City University provides a small town atmosphere with the excellent educational opportunities of a big city. It is located in Oakland City, Indiana.|
|Marian College – This is a private liberal arts institution that keeps the Catholic faith, specifically the tenets of the Franciscans, as their foundation. Marian College is located in Indianapolis.|
|Grace College – With a quiet residential campus in northeastern Indiana, Grace College is a Christian institution that seeks to train the leaders of tomorrow. Grace College is located in Winona Lake, Indiana, just outside of Warsaw.
|Goshen College – With a culturally immersive study abroad program, Goshen College is a small town college founded on the Mennonite-Anabaptist tradition. It is located in Goshen, Indiana.
|Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College – The oldest Catholic women’s college in the United States, Saint Mary of the Woods College continues to provide an unparalleled liberal arts education.
|Christian Theological Seminary – The only graduate level institution on the list, Christian Theological Seminary offers theological master’s degrees in Indianapolis.|
Other Indiana Colleges and Universities
|Brown Mackie College – One of 21 U.S. locations for this vocational preparation school system is in Indianapolis.|
|Franklin College – Franklin College is an accredited and respected residential liberal arts academy serving an average of 1,000 students associated with the American Baptist Churches USA organization.|
|Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - Two major learning institutions band together and share this world-class campus. Sharing space with IUPUI are the Herron School of Art, Indiana University School of Law and Indiana University Hospital.|
|Martin University – An up-and-coming college that allows for the blending of life experiences with academics.|
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