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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.

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Two students riding bike
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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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Free Online Application

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

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


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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. 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

  • Black History Month event shines light on 19th-century Indiana icon
    J. Michael Raley, Hanover College professor of history, will present his latest research on the prominent 19th-century African-American pastor Rev. Moses Broyles during a special Black History Month presentation of the annual Daryl R. Karns Lecture. Raley’s address, “’We Have
  • Theatre department to stage De Angelis’ “Playhouse Creatures”
    In a time of great social change, the precarious lives of 17th-century English actresses come to life as the Hanover College Theatre Department presents the comedic drama “Playhouse Creatures,” Friday-Sunday, Feb. 17-19. Set in the mid-1600s, “Playhouse Creatures” examines London’s
  • Exhibit, lecture provide glimpse into Myanmar
    During the 2010s, the small Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar (formerly Burma) was immersed in a complex political transition that had deep impact on all aspects of life. In that decade, the agrarian nation transitioned after five decades of military
  • Patterson named first Baron Professor of Social Justice Education
    Sara Patterson, Hanover College professor of theological studies, has been appointed the inaugural Linda ’73 and Mark Baron Professor of Social Justice Education. The endowed professorship is made possible by a $1 million gift from Linda Pirtle Baron ’73 and
  • Doctor of Occupational Therapy program receives Higher Learning Commission approval
    Hanover College is launching a new hybrid, accelerated Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program as it continues to grow in the graduate health care space. The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has formally approved the College’s doctoral program, which will allow
  • “Napoleon Dynamite Live!” brings Napoleon, Pedro and Uncle Rico to campus Feb. 3
    What is better than watching “Napoleon Dynamite” on the big screen? Eating tater tots while watching the movie, then interacting live with beloved characters Napoleon, Pedro and Uncle Rico. Sweet! The Hanover College Enrichment Series will present “Napoleon Dynamite Live