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A Place to Belong.
A Person to Become.

The College Tour

Amazon Prime Video’s streaming series “The College Tour” showcases life at Hanover College – Indiana’s most beautiful college campus. The 30-minute episode features the stories and experiences of 10 Hanover students and highlights many of the elements that make Hanover a great place to live and learn.

Be You

At Hanover, students are free to be themselves and to express their individuality.

Be Known

We learn together and grow together because we truly care and are invested in you.

Be Ready

A well-rounded education from Hanover College prepares students for the real world.

The Value of Hanover

Hanover College is committed to helping our students and their families make their dream to attend Hanover a reality.

Two students kayaking
Two students riding bike
Three students talking

Why choose Hanover?

If you’re looking for a place to belong, with room to grow, Hanover College is right for you. Regardless of what the future brings, Hanover will be there to help our students have a transformative college experience. See what sets Hanover apart.

Request Information

We would love to send you information about why Hanover could be the college for you! Fill out our form here.

Free Online Application

Apply to Hanover College using our free online application or the Common App. We’re also test-optional.

Plan Your Campus Visit

Visiting campus will be one of the most important and informative steps in your college search. Let’s get started!

Apply for Financial Aid

Our financial aid program ensures that Hanover is affordable for everyone, from merit-based and need-based aid to competitive scholarships.

Enrollment Deposit

By submitting your enrollment deposit, you will reserve your spot in the enrolling class and sign up for our orientation session.

99% of Hanover graduates were employed or continuing their education within 7 months of graduation. See our Outcomes.

Will I be successful?

Why choose the liberal arts?

As a premier liberal art and sciences institution, you’ll get explore a wide range of interests and unlimited possibility at Hanover. Learn more about our academic programs.


majors + design your own


employed or in grad school after graduation


average class size

How long does it take to get a degree?

Hanover guarantees that you will complete your degree in the standard four years, or we will cover your tuition for a fifth year. Learn more about the Four-Year Graduation Guarantee.

Yes! Our financial aid program ensures that Hanover is affordable for everyone. 100% of Hanover students receive some form of financial aid. Review the full breakdown of our cost.

Can I afford a degree from Hanover?

Latest Videos and News

  • Brooks earns PALNI’s Open Educator Award
    Tim Brooks, instructor of engineering, has been named by the Private Academic Library Network of Indiana, Inc. (PALNI) as a recipient of the PALSave Open Educator Award for the 2021-22 academic year. The award recognizes innovation and excellence in support
  • Batchvarova appointed chair of national choral association committee
    Professor Madlen Batchvarova has been appointed world musics and cultures chair for the American Choral Directors Association’s Repertoire and Resources Committee. The American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) is one of the largest professional organizations for choral directors in the world.
  • Alumni awards ceremony to honor five Hanoverians
    Hanover will present its highest alumni awards to five graduates during a special Homecoming ceremony this fall. Deby Grosskopf Dihoff ’73 and Charles Stewart ’63 will receive the Alumni Achievement Award. Adam Clevenger ‘05, Devon Sharpe ‘13 and Okletey Wilson-Tei
  • Engineering students support local workforce  
    Jefferson County is home to a number of manufacturers that collectively provide jobs to thousands. An engineer plays a formative role in each organization. Hanover engineering students are putting their education to work in the local community. Adam Combs ‘24
  • Free German lessons available to local youth
    Local youth have an opportunity to learn the German language this fall through a unique Hanover College program. SPARK for German, a joint project of the American Association of Teachers of German and the Goethe-Institut, is teaming with Hanover to
  • Four set for Oct. 22 Hall of Fame induction
    Former standouts Thad McCracken ’04, Matt Moore ’05, Fran Quigley ’84 and Richard Veach ’88 have been selected to join the Hanover Athletic Hall of Fame. The foursome will be inducted Oct. 22 during a special ceremony as part of