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Hanover is just outside historic Madison, Indiana, on 650 acres overlooking the Ohio River. Our campus is just 45 miles from Louisville, 70 miles from Cincinnati, 95 miles from Indianapolis, 100 miles from Lexington, 180 miles from Columbus, Ohio and 220 miles from Nashville.

1,070 students from 19 states and 14 countries. Thirty percent of Hanover students finished in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating class.

In addition to the liberal arts curriculum each student receives, Hanover offers more than 30 degree programs. Students have until the second term of their sophomore year to choose a major area of study.

96% hold a doctorate or terminal degree. Plus, nearly a quarter of our faculty members live on campus, providing students with extensive opportunities to forge meaningful connections and relationships with their professors.


21 Varsity Sports (10 men, 11 women)

  • NCAA Division III
  • Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference

Connect with our admission team

Our counseling team knows connections are important - with our students, their families and you. Getting to know you, your students and their unique needs is important to us. Plus, as the college search landscape continues to change, we want to know what methods work best for you and the students you serve.

To connect with the counselor that serves your area, use the tool below. From there, you can email that person and easily schedule an appointment through this virtual business card.


Admission Deadlines

Fall Term

  • November 1: Early Decision (binding)
  • November 1: Early Admission I (non-binding)
  • December 1: Early Admission II (non-binding)
  • March 1: Regular Decision

Winter/Spring Term

  • November 1: Regular Decision

Financial Assistance Deadlines

Deadline: April 15

Indiana students must file the FAFSA by April 15 to qualify for Indiana state grants.

Hanover College School Code: 001801

National Reply Deadline

In order to secure scholarship offers, or a spot in the incoming class, students must send in their deposit by May 1.

Financial Assistance

99% of Hanover students receive financial assistance through scholarships, loans, grants and campus employment. U.S. News & World Report ranks Hanover College at #35 in their "Great Schools Great Price" report.

Secondary School Report

This form is handled with great care to ensure confidentiality. We value your comments and ask you to complete this recommendation in the knowledge that it will be used in the admission process and becomes part of the student's record while attending Hanover College. Since its founding in 1827, Hanover College has emphasized a liberal arts education characterized by the study of a number of academic disciplines, active participation in one's education with the faculty and a focus on reading and writing. As you write this recommendation, please give us an assessment of this student's academic ability and his/her personal character.

Secondary School Report