Located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the U.S., Indiana borders Michigan to the north, Ohio to the east, and Illinois to the west. To the south, the Ohio River separates Indiana from Kentucky. With a total area of 36,418 square miles, Indiana is the 38th largest state in the U.S. by size.
Indiana’s capital and largest city is Indianapolis. Other large cities in the state include Fort Wayne, Evansville, and South Bend. Manufacturing accounts for a large part of the state’s economy. Indiana is a major steel producer. Other major manufacturing industries include pharmaceuticals and medical devices, automobiles, transportation equipment, defence, and chemical products. Major corporations headquartered in Indiana include WellpointInc, Cummins Inc, the Simon Property Group, and Eli Lilly, which is the state’s largest corporation. Indiana is also home to the second largest FedEX hub in the world.
Sport is huge in Indiana, with the state hosting several major sporting teams, including NFL’s Indiana Colts and the NBA’s Indiana Pacers. Indiana is also the home of motor sport in the U.S., hosting the annual Indy 500, Redb Bull Moto GP, and Brickyard 400 Nascar events.
Below are some of the popular colleges in the state. You can also use our college finder search tool to find the right college for you based on your preferred area of study.
For a full list of accredited colleges and universities in Indiana, contact the Indiana Department of Education.
|College||Popular Majors||Type of Institution||Enrollment|
|Earlham College||Biology,History,Psychology||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology||Biomedical Engineering,Chemical Engineering,Mechanical Engineering||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|DePauw University||Finance,Marketing,Psychology||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|Univesity of Evansville||Business,Education,Health||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|Valparaiso University||Liberal Arts||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|University of Indianapolis||Engineering,Finance,Social Sciences||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|Purdue University Calumet||Business,Engineering,Social Sciences||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|University of Notre Dame||Business,Education,Social Sciences||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|University of Southern Indiana||Biological/Life Sciences,Business Administration,Communications||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Indiana State University||Business,Education,Social Sciences||Public||>10,000||Request Info|