A Place to Belong.
A Person to Become.

The Value of Hanover

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

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.

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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.

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

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

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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.


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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. 99% of Hanover students receive some form of financial aid. Review the full breakdown of our cost.

Can I afford a degree from Hanover?

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    Hanover College awarded Dean’s List honors to the following students for Winter/ Spring 2022. To qualify, students must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher. Class of 2022 Rachel Adams Zoe Adams Marigrace Anderson Riley Austin Dylan Baker Isaac
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    The Fourth of July is Isaac Ball’s second favorite holiday. Christmas is his first. His sense of patriotism is strong and perhaps equal to his love of learning and “a good challenge.”  Ball, one of 251 members of the Hanover
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    Since its founding, Hanoverians have served in the U.S. military through every major conflict around the globe. Students who walked these grounds have fought in the Civil War, World War I and World War II. Hanoverians have also seen action
  • Turning the page: Hanover’s Class of 2022 graduates
    Hanover College celebrated its 189th Commencement, Saturday, May 28, with the conferral of bachelor’s degrees to the 251 members of the Class of 2022 at Alumni Stadium. Event photos | Highlight video | Full video replay Hanover President Lake Lambert
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    Elaine Kops-Bedel ’74 has been elected chair of the Hanover College Board of Trustees. She will succeed retired Cummins Inc. executive Mark Levett ’71, who is set to retire June 30 after 40 years of board service, including the past
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    Two members of the Class of 2022 have received Fulbright awards for the 2022-2023 academic year.  Cameron Mills ‘22 received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Spain. Erica West ‘22 will pursue a Master of Science in data-centric engineering in