Best Indiana Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Indiana for 2021

There are 88 colleges and universities in Indiana enrolling 466,210 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

  • 12,607enrollment
  • $30,536net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1400-1550SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.91*Avg GPA
DePauw University
D
Greencastle, IN
DePauw University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 2,156enrollment
  • $29,557net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1360SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Purdue University Main Campus
P
West Lafayette, IN
Purdue University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 44,474enrollment
  • $12,684net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1440SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.7Avg 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

  • 2,142enrollment
  • $45,356net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1248-1460SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.96Avg GPA
Butler University
B
Indianapolis, IN
Butler University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 5,495enrollment
  • $39,923net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1330SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA
Saint Mary's College
S
Notre Dame, IN
Saint Mary's College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 1,611enrollment
  • $26,906net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.69Avg GPA
Indiana University Bloomington
I
Bloomington, IN
Indiana University Bloomington

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 43,503enrollment
  • $13,036net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1360SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
Indiana Wesleyan University
I
Marion, IN
Indiana Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 3,188enrollment
  • $21,619net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1230SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
University of Evansville
E
Evansville, IN
University of Evansville

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 2,443enrollment
  • $21,978net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1288SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA
Earlham College
E
Richmond, IN
Earlham College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 1,104enrollment
  • $23,043net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1370SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Taylor University
T
Upland, IN
Taylor University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#11 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 2,195enrollment
  • $26,703net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1310SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA
Valparaiso University
V
Valparaiso, IN
Valparaiso University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#12 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 3,786enrollment
  • $21,824net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1290SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Hanover College
H
Hanover, IN
Hanover College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#13 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 1,104enrollment
  • $22,376net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1240SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA
Marian University
M
Indianapolis, IN
Marian University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 3,592enrollment
  • $20,572net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 970-1180SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Anderson University
A
Anderson, IN
Anderson University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 1,722enrollment
  • $22,914net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1160SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
I
Indianapolis, IN
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 29,579enrollment
  • $9,807net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1200SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA
University of Saint Francis Fort Wayne
S
Fort Wayne, IN
 
University of Saint Francis Fort Wayne

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#17 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 2,199enrollment
  • $18,055net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 948-1170SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Saint Mary of the Woods College
S
Saint Mary of the Woods, IN
 
Saint Mary of the Woods College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 1,035enrollment
  • $17,088net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 930-1120SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA