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Hanover College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Hanover College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Hanover College Ranked?

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2020 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Hanover College was awarded 29 badges in the 2020 rankings.

Overall Quality

Hanover is ranked #331 out of 1,727 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2020 Best Colleges list.

Hanover is also ranked #11 out of 44 schools in Indiana.

See all of the rankings for Hanover College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Hanover?

Acceptance Rate

Hanover College has an acceptance rate of 84%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 45% of students accepted to Hanover submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 540 and 640. Math scores were between 530 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Hanover College  ( 540 to 640 )

SAT Math Scores for Hanover College  ( 530 to 620 )
Hanover received ACT scores from 55% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 22 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for Hanover College  ( 22 to 27 )

Learn more about Hanover College admissions.

Hanover College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1, Hanover College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Hanover College is 90%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  90 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Hanover College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Hanover College has a freshmen retention rate of 79%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  79 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Hanover the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 65%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  65 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Hanover College.

Average Overall Diversity at Hanover

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,089 undergraduates at Hanover with 1,081 being full-time and 8 being part-time.

Hanover Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

Hanover scored 47.84 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  47.84 out of 100
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How Much Does Hanover College Cost?

The overall average net price of Hanover is $21,898. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Hanover

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$15,051 $17,925 $19,810 $24,958 $25,213

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Hanover, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Hanover, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $6,965 a year. That adds up to $27,860 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Hanover is 4.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Hanover Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Hanover make around $46,400 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for Hanover students since it is 14% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.


See which majors at Hanover College make the most money.

Location of Hanover College

Hanover College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Hanover, Indiana. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Hanover draws many to the area.

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Location of Hanover College

Contact details for Hanover are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 517 Ball Drive, Hanover, IN 47243
Phone: 812-866-7000

Hanover College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Biology 30 NA
Communication & Media Studies 29 $31,800
Health & Physical Education 23 $24,200
General Psychology 21 NA
Economics 18 $46,100
History 13 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 12 NA
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 11 NA
Political Science & Government 9 NA
General English Literature 9 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Hanover College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

This is a decrease from the 34 students who took online classes the previous year.

Learn more about online learning at Hanover College.

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