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


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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

  • Why I teach: The heart of the Hanover experience
    By: President Lake Lambert This fall, I again returned to the classroom and faced a new group of first-year students eagerly beginning their studies. My feelings of excitement and anticipation were remarkably similar to those on my first day of
  • Campus dog park to open in honor of Bob Rosenthal
    The late Bob Rosenthal served Hanover College’s community as a member of the faculty for nearly 50 years. He was also a devoted advocate for animals and local volunteer. In honor of Rosenthal’s well-known love of pets, the Dr. Robert
  • Partnership expands healthcare services for student-athletes
    Healthcare for student-athletes has vastly changed through recent decades. Long gone are the days of having assistant coaches tape ankles and treat injuries. Today’s sports medicine staffs must address a wide range of physical and mental issues. The COVID-19 pandemic
  • National recognition energizes Greek life
    A robust Greek system has flourished on Hanover’s campus for almost 170 years. In recent years, the College’s Greek community has annually encompassed more than 50 percent of the student body after formal recruitment. Since 1853, Greek organizations have enhanced
  • “Heroes Scholarship” to aid families who have made the ultimate sacrifice
    The Heroes Scholarship has been established to provide financial support for children of fallen heroes. Beginning with the 2023-24 academic year, students with a parent or guardian who has died in the line of duty – while serving in the
  • “Napoleon Dynamite Live!” goes to college – coming to Hanover’s campus Feb. 3
    What is better than watching “Napoleon Dynamite” on the big screen? Having your picture taken with a llama, eating tater tots while watching the movie, then interacting live with beloved characters Napoleon, Pedro and Uncle Rico. Sweet! The Hanover College