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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.

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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


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

  • Lilly Endowment Inc. grant to bolster summer high school academies
    Hanover College has been awarded a $491,540 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to support the expansion of Hanover Academies, the College’s summer academic camp program for high school students. Held on campus each June, Hanover Academies are open to any
  • Time to celebrate! Hanover’s 95th-annual Homecoming set for Oct. 7-9
    Generations of alumni, families and friends are encouraged to visit campus Oct. 7-9 for Hanover College’s 95th-annual Homecoming celebration. 2022 Homecoming Schedule / Registration Hanover’s largest alumni gathering of the year will feature a wide range of events for all
  • 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
  • Hanover among U.S. News & World Report’s best for undergraduate education and social mobility
    Hanover College has once again been ranked among the nation’s best national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report. In the publication’s 2022-23 “Best Colleges” edition, Hanover ranks among the publication’s top 50 percent for overall undergraduate education
  • Engineering program earns ABET accreditation
    Hanover College’s Bachelor of Science program in engineering has been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology. ABET accreditation assures that
  • Theatre to open with Shaffer’s farce “Black Comedy”
    The Hanover College Theatre will open its 2022-23 season with a presentation of Peter Shaffer’s unique farce “Black Comedy,” Friday-Sunday, Oct. 14-16. Featuring a creative use of light and darkness, “Black Comedy” is a hilarious tale of Brindsley Miller’s efforts