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Hanover College

Nestled in 650 acres of a wooded campus and located on the banks of the scenic Ohio River, Hanover College is a private, liberal arts institution where brains and beauty truly intersect.

Bachelor's programmes

Social Sciences (1)



In 1809, Williamson Dunn built the first log cabin in what was called Dunn's settlement and is now the town of Hanover.


Our rigorous interdisciplinary academic program with 32 majors attracts the best and the brightest from across the region and beyond.


  • Institutional Research


  • 98.6% employed or in grad school after graduation

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards


Student services

  • Business Office
  • Federal Direct Student Loans
  • Admitted Students Office

Housing services

At Hanover, we are committed to both the letter and the spirit of the law regarding disability services, including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. We believe that all members of our student body deserve equal access to our vibrant intellectual community, both inside and outside the classroom. Through our disability services program, we work one-on-one with students, their families, faculty, and staff to develop reasonable and effective accommodations that assist the student and protect the integrity of the academic program.

Library services

The Duggan Library vigorously and visibly sustains the distinctive mission and vision of Hanover College. By offering unimpeded access to quality resources, services, and programs, we nurture and challenge users to take responsibility for maximizing their potential as scholars.

ICT services

HCTV is Hanover's 24-hour television channel. Accessed on campus and via local cable television it offers student created programming, news & live broadcasting of special events.

Medical services

  • Laboratory testing
  • Wound care
  • Apothecary medicines
  • Physical exams: sports, study aboard, etc.
  • Immunizations
  • Treatment for acute illness or minor injury
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Health & Wellness

Student Life

Campus life

In addition to being named one of the 20 most beautiful campuses in the country, Hanover is also one of the most comfortable places to be. Our current students describe it as a home away from home – big enough to always meet somebody new, small enough to see someone you know wherever you go.

Sports facilities

With a coffee shop, gym, four dining facilities, 60 social and academic organizations, an active Greek community, 650 wooded acres ready for you to explore, events and concerts, and planned excursions like white-water rafting, your weekends will be far from boring.

Student clubs

  • American Chemical Society
  • Beta Beta Beta: The Biology Club
  • Business Scholars Student Advisory Board
  • Geology Club
  • Indiana Student Education Association
  • Math Club (Delta Theta = Pi)
  • Psychology Club
  • Sigma Iota Lambda: Pre-Law Club
  • Student Broadcast Association
  • German Club
  • Spanish Club
  • Interfraternal Council


Hanover College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Hanover's teacher-certification programs for elementary and secondary education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Indiana Department of Education.

Hanover, Indiana, United States


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