Indiana is a state situated in the Great Lakes region of the United States. The citizens of the state are known as The Hoosiers, and the people are considered friendly and welcoming. Indianapolis is the state's capitol and largest city. Many people also choose to attend college in the state. Indiana is home to some of the top-ranked institutions in the country.
Schools in Indiana have a huge number of students from out of state; therefore, many people call the state the "Brain Bank of the Midwest." Many international students also attend Indiana colleges. Some of the most popular schools in Indiana include:
People from all over the globe attend Purdue University. Located in West Lafayette, Pursue is home to more than 40,000 students, making it the second largest school in Indiana. The most popular program at the college is engineering as about 20% of all students are enrolled in the program. It is a research school as the University does research in fields such as business, education, technology and healthcare. You can find close to 1000 student activities to participate in while you are in school. Historically, Purdue has fared well at the NCAA basketball tournament. After you complete your undergraduate degree, you can join the other graduates in running through a campus fountain.
This school in Bloomington has an enrollment of just over 42,000 students, making it the largest college in Indiana. Some of the most popular degrees include business, management and marketing. The school does not have an official mascot, so all sports teams are known as The Hoosiers. The Hoosiers have one of the most successful men's basketball programs in the country.
This private Catholic school is ranked as one of the best colleges in the country. In order to be accepted into the college, you must have an exceptional academic record. Finance and accounting are two of the most popular programs at the school, and many of the students study abroad for at least one semester. The enrollment of the college is about 12,000. The Fighting Irish have successful football and basketball programs. Located in South Bend, the campus is just stunning.
The most popular profession at this Indiana school is in the healthcare profession. Other top degrees include education, architecture and nursing. The college also offers motorsport engineering as a major. The enrollment of the university sits at almost 20,000; however, the number of students who attend the school increases each year. Talk show host David Letterman attended Ball State University.
This private university is located in Indianapolis. It is home to almost 4,000 students, and the school offers numerous degree options. While in school, you can participate in athletics, arts or student organizations. Even though it is small, this college is considered one of the best in the country.
Agriculture is one of the main contributors to the state's economy. Corn, soybeans, hogs, dairy products and eggs are the prominent agriculture products in Indiana. Wheat, hay and tomatoes are also important crops in the state. Metals and other manufacturing industries have also increased since World War II. Indiana produces much of the country's steel, and coal, natural gas, timber, stone and clay are also important natural resources in the state.
The unemployment rate in Indiana sits at 8.4 percent, which is above the national average. However, the state is expected to see a job increase. The occupations predicted to see the highest number of job openings is for retail sales persons, cashiers and waiters and waitresses. Nursing jobs are also expected to be in demand. Honda has made the decision to locate in Indiana, so more jobs will be available in the state. The biomedical engineer profession is the fastest growing profession in the state. The average household income in the state is about $38,000 annually, which is below the national average. Management positions pay the highest salary in the state, and jobs in the food preparation industry pay the lowest salary.
High school basketball and the Indianapolis 500 are the two main sports events in the state. During basketball season, the residents of Indiana spend much of their free time watching a high school basketball game. Schools from all sizes compete in the same tournament, so it is a huge accomplishment for a small school to win the state tournament. The movie The Hoosiers starring Gene Hackman depicted the true story of the Milan team who won the Indiana state basketball tournament with only an enrollment of 1600. Numerous basketball players from Indiana go on to compete in the NBA.
The Indianapolis 500 is the most prestigious event in car racing. The event takes place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and more than 250,000 people attend the spectacle. The racetrack is incredible.
The most popular attraction in the city is the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This racetrack began in 1909 and hosts the Indianapolis 500, the Brickyard 400 and the Red Bull Indianapolis GP. A trip to the venue is full of speed, loud sounds and thrills. If you visit during a time the cars are not racing, you can visit the IMS Hall of Fame Museum. You can also enjoy the 18 hole golf course.
Another fun attraction in the state is the Indianapolis Zoo. You can see over 2000 fascinating animals, and you can visit the aquarium and botanic garden. You can also experience a fantastic dolphin show.
Other attractions in the state include the Allen Country War Memorial Coliseum, Trump Casino and Indiana Dunes State Park. The College Football Hall of Fame is also located in the state. Indiana is full of exciting things to do; therefore, attending college in the state will be an educational and fun experience.
Found 174 Post-Secondary Schools In Indiana
|Ivy Tech Community College - Southeast||Madison||IN||2-year public||1418|
|Ivy Tech Community College - Southwest||Evansville||IN||2-year public||3448|
|Ivy Tech Community College - Wabash Valley||Terre Haute||IN||2-year public||3325|
|Ivy Tech Community College - Whitewater||Richmond||IN||2-year public||1261|
|Ivy Tech State College - Central Office||Indianapolis||IN||Central office or Administrative Unit||No Data|
|J Everett Light Career Center||Indianapolis||IN||Less than 2-year public||56|
|J Michael Harrold Beauty Academy||Terre Haute||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||66|
|Jasper Beauty College||Jasper||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||No Data|
|Kingdom Harvest Bible College & Seminary||Clarksville||IN||4-year private, for-profit||2924|
|Kings Daughters Hospital - School of Rad Techn||Madison||IN||2-year private, not-for-profit||No Data|
|Knox Beauty College||Knox||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||49|
|Lafayette Beauty Academy||Lafayette||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||53|
|Lakeshore Medical Laboratory Training Program||Michigan City||IN||2-year private, not-for-profit||No Data|
|Lewis School of Massage Therapy||Hobart||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||No Data|
|Lincoln Technical Institute||Indianapolis||IN||2-year private, for-profit||703|
|Long School of Hair Design||Terre Haute||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||No Data|
|Lovells Barber College||Gary||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||No Data|
|Manchester College||North Manchester||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||1067|
|Marian College||Indianapolis||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||1271|
|Marion Community Schools Tucker Career & Technology||Marion||IN||Less than 2-year public||30|
|Martin University||Indianapolis||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||577|
|Masters of Cosmetology College||Fort Wayne||IN||2-year private, for-profit||32|
|Merrillville Beauty College||Merrillville||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||196|
|Michaels Academy of Beauty Culture||New Castle||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||No Data|
|Michigan City Beauty College||Michigan City||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||No Data|
|Mid - America College of Funeral Service||Jeffersonville||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||36|
|Mid - America Reformed Seminary||Dyer||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||No Data|
|Oakland City University||Oakland City||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||1418|
|Pj S College of Cosmetology||Muncie||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||No Data|
|Pj S College of Cosmetology||Indianapolis||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||No Data|
|Pj S College of Cosmetology||Greenfield||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||No Data|
|Pj S College of Cosmetology||Plainfield||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||No Data|
|Pj S College of Cosmetology||Crawfordsville||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||No Data|
|Pjs College of Cosmetology||Clarksville||IN||2-year private, for-profit||84|
|Pjs College of Cosmetology||Richmond||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||43|
|Poro Barber - Stylist College||Indianapolis||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||No Data|
|Porter Memorial Hospital School of Radiography||Valparaiso||IN||2-year public||No Data|
|Professional Careers Institute||Indianapolis||IN||2-year private, for-profit||462|
|Purdue University - Calumet Campus||Hammond||IN||4-year public||9045|
|Purdue University - Main Campus||West Lafayette||IN||4-year public||39667|
|Purdue University - North Central Campus||Westville||IN||4-year public||3459|
|Ravenscroft Beauty College||Fort Wayne||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||126|
|Reid Hospital & Hlth Care Service Sch of Rad Techn||Richmond||IN||2-year public||No Data|
|Rogers Academy of Hair Design||Evansville||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||87|
|Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology||Terre Haute||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||1725|
|Ruades Beauty College||Fort Wayne||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||155|
|Rudaes School of Beauty Culture Inc||Kokomo||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||82|
|Saint Elizabeth School of Nursing||Lafayette||IN||2-year private, not-for-profit||99|
|Saint Josephs College||Rensselaer||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||935|
|Saint Mary - of - the - Woods College||Saint Mary-of-the-woods||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||1439|
|Saint Marys College||Notre Dame||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||1449|
|Saint Meinrad School of Theology||Saint Meinrad||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||110|
|Sawyer College - Hammond||Hammond||IN||2-year private, for-profit||79|
|Sawyer College - Merrillville||Merrillville||IN||2-year private, for-profit||31|
|St Francis Hospital and Health Centers||Beech Grove||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||6|
|St Margaret Hospital Medical Technology Program||Hammond||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||No Data|
|Taylor University - Ft Wayne||Fort Wayne||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||477|
|Taylor University - Upland||Upland||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||1843|
|Travel Careers Inc||Indianapolis||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||No Data|
|Tri - State University||Angola||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||1267|
|Tri - State University - Fort Wayne Campus||Fort Wayne||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||96|
|Tri - State University - South Bend Campus||South Bend||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||96|
|Trinity Theological Seminary - Trinity College||Newburgh||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||6954|
|University of Evansville||Evansville||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||2636|
|University of Indianapolis||Indianapolis||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||3599|
|University of Notre Dame||Notre Dame||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||10800|
|University of Saint Francis||Fort Wayne||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||1570|
|University of Southern Indiana||Evansville||IN||4-year public||9012|
|Valparaiso University||Valparaiso||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||3614|
|Vincennes Beauty College||Vincennes||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||45|
|Vincennes University||Vincennes||IN||2-year public||9169|
|Vogue School of Beauty Culture||Mishawaka||IN||Less than 2-year private, for-profit||No Data|
|Wabash College||Crawfordsville||IN||4-year private, not-for-profit||858|
|Wilson College||Indianapolis||IN||2-year private, for-profit||No Data|
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/< 1 2