Best Indiana Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Indiana for 2022

There are 88 colleges and universities in Indiana enrolling 448,695 students. Explore the list of top colleges in Indiana below to begin your college search. The CollegeSimply rankings are objective and data-driven in order to help you find good matches for you. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page. Whether you're searching for a good public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Indiana offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

 Indiana is home to nationally ranked institutions like University of Notre Dame, DePauw University, Purdue University Main Campus and Rose Hulman Institute of Technology. The highest ranked college in Indiana is University of Notre Dame and the top rated public state college is Purdue University Main Campus.

Local college options can be explored in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne or other cities.


88 results

List of the Best Indiana Colleges

University of Notre Dame
N
Notre Dame, IN
University of Notre Dame

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 12,809enrollment
  • $29,981net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1400-1550SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA
DePauw University
D
Greencastle, IN
DePauw University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 1,752enrollment
  • $30,183net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1360SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.8Avg Weighted GPA
Purdue University Main Campus
P
West Lafayette, IN
Purdue University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 46,655enrollment
  • $12,294net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1420SAT range
  • 25-33ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA
Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
R
Terre Haute, IN
Rose Hulman Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 1,990enrollment
  • $43,606net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1260-1460SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 4.02Avg Weighted GPA
Indiana University Bloomington
I
Bloomington, IN
Indiana University Bloomington

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 43,064enrollment
  • $13,191net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1350SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Butler University
B
Indianapolis, IN
Butler University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 5,544enrollment
  • $42,627net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1320SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA
Saint Mary's College
S
Notre Dame, IN
Saint Mary's College

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 1,581enrollment
  • $27,121net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1068-1260SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA
Indiana Wesleyan University
I
Marion, IN
Indiana Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 3,108enrollment
  • $21,827net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1200SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Valparaiso University
V
Valparaiso, IN
Valparaiso University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 3,122enrollment
  • $22,500net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1280SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.76Avg Weighted GPA
Hanover College
H
Hanover, IN
Hanover College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 1,028enrollment
  • $22,389net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1230SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.73Avg Weighted GPA
Anderson University
A
Anderson, IN
Anderson University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 1,406enrollment
  • $23,792net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 950-1160SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
I
Indianapolis, IN
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 29,390enrollment
  • $12,345net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1190SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA
Huntington University
H
Huntington, IN
 
Huntington University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 1,391enrollment
  • $20,798net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 970-1200SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA
University of Saint Francis Fort Wayne
S
Fort Wayne, IN
 
University of Saint Francis Fort Wayne

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#14 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 2,271enrollment
  • $18,810net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 960-1160SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.37Avg Weighted GPA
Trine University
T
Angola, IN
 
Trine University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#15 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 3,573enrollment
  • $24,686net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1210SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA
University of Indianapolis
I
Indianapolis, IN
University of Indianapolis

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#16 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 5,638enrollment
  • $20,441net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 960-1170SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.48Avg Weighted GPA
Oakland City University
O
Oakland City, IN
 
Oakland City University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 1,241enrollment
  • $12,481net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 912-1136SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA
Grace College and Theological Seminary
G
Winona Lake, IN
 
Grace College and Theological Seminary

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#18 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 1,901enrollment
  • $20,415net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1230SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA