Hanover College Overview
Located in Hanover, Indiana, Hanover College is a private not-for-profit institution. Hanover is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.
What Is Hanover College Known For?
- Students at Hanover have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 3%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- The highest award offered at Hanover is the doctor's degree.
- In 2019-2020, 94% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Hanover makes roughly $49,535 a year. This is 21% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
- On average, it takes about 4.0 years for students from Hanover to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.
Hanover College Rankings
According to our 2023 analysis, Hanover is ranked #254 out of 2,018 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Hanover.
Where Is Hanover College?
Contact details for Hanover are given below.
|Address:||517 Ball Drive, Hanover, IN 47243|
How Do I Get Into Hanover?
You can apply to Hanover online at: www.hanover.edu/admission/apply
Admission Requirements for Hanover
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Hanover?
Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 70%, and the acceptance rate for women is 69%.
Average Test Scores
About 38% of students accepted to Hanover submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 620. Math scores were between 530 and 610.
Can I Afford Hanover College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Hanover, approximately 62% of students took out student loans averaging $7,443 a year. That adds up to $29,772 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Hanover is 3.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Hanover College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,018 full-time undergraduates at Hanover, 46% are male and 54% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Hanover College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||46|
|Hispanic or Latino||39|
Indiana students aren't the only ones who study at Hanover College. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 27 countries are represented at Hanover. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Ghana, China, and Brazil.
Online Learning at Hanover College
Online Growth Rankings of Hanover
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Hanover College was 1,175.0%. This is the #90 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Hanover regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Hanover College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Communication & Media Studies||33||33|
|Health & Physical Education||23||23|
|General English Literature||15||15|
|Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology||14||14|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||13||13|
|Political Science & Government||9||9|
|Natural Resources Conservation||8||8|
|Fine & Studio Arts||4||4|
|Geological & Earth Sciences||3||3|
|Theological & Ministerial Studies||3||3|
|Drama & Theater Arts||1||1|
|Public Relations & Advertising||0||0|
|Classical Languages & Literature||0||0|
|Classical & Ancient Studies||0||0|
|Design & Applied Arts||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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