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Hanover College
Hanover, IN
Founded in 1827, Hanover is a private, coeducational liberal arts college and the oldest private college in Indiana. Hanover offers more than 30 academic programs, 17 NCAA Division III sports, an active Greek system, performing arts, ample travel abroad opportunities, funded internships, and over 150 student groups. Its 650-acre campus is located between Cincinnati, Louisville, and Indianapolis.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,090
   Women 623 (57.2%)
   Men 467 (42.8%)
Graduate Students Not reported
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 57% of 3,696 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline March 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.67 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math 519 average
470-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 524 average
470-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 25 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $49,064
  Tuition and Fees $35,514
  Room and Board $10,850
Average Percent of Need Met 82%
Average Freshman Award $28,162
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System 4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 97
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 50% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Hanover Population 3,554
Nearest Metropolitan Area Louisville
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 97% of freshmen, 92% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Panther
Sororities 39% of women participate
Fraternities 60% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.2% Asian
5.4% Black/African-American
3.0% Hispanic/Latino
1.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
83.7% White
4.6% Unknown
International Students 3.8% from 26 countries
First-Year Students Returning 82.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 66.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 91%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 27.0%