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Colleges & Universities in Indiana

    • Indiana is home to more than 6.3 million people, covers more than 36,000 square miles and has more than 30 colleges and universities, including public and private schools. Among the best known are the University of Notre Dame, Purdue University, Indiana University and Earlham College.

    University of Notre Dame

    • Founded in 1842, the University of Notre Dame was ranked 20th best overall college in 2010 by "U.S. News & World Report." The university is affiliated with the Roman Catholic church and is in Notre Dame. It is home to roughly 8,300 undergraduate students. Its School of Arts and Letters offers more than 30 undergraduate majors in foreign languages, art, economics, philosophy, psychology, political science, sociology and theology. The school also offers a bachelor's degree in architecture and eight engineering and six business degrees. The university awards 15 bachelor's degrees in science-related fields such as physics, biology, chemistry and environmental studies. For the 2009-10 school year, one year of tuition at the University of Notre Dame cost $38,477.
      University of Notre Dame
      Notre Dame, IN 46556
      (574) 631-7505
      nd.edu

    Purdue University

    • The main campus of Purdue University is in West Lafayette; branch campuses are in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Hammond and Westville. The public university was founded in 1869 and has more than 31,000 undergraduate students. Purdue features 12 colleges and schools in the fields of agriculture, consumer and family sciences, education, engineering, liberal arts, science, technology, business managemet, health sciences, nursing, pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences and veterinary medicine. For 2009-10, the cost of one year's tuition was $8,638 for in-state students and $25,118 out-of-state students.
      Purdue University
      475 Stadium Mall Drive
      West Lafayette, IN 47907
      (765) 494-1776
      purdue.edu

    Earlham College

    • Earlham College was founded in 1847 as a Quaker school of higher education. The undergraduate enrollment is about 1,200 and includes a diverse, international student population. The school's urban campus is in Richmond. Undergraduate programs include scientific majors such as biochemistry and geosciences, language-related fields such as Japanese and linguistics, social sciences such as anthropology and legal studies and art-related fields such as theater. The school also offers some programs found at few or no other schools in the state such as Quaker studies, Jewish studies and peace and global studies. For 2009-10, the cost of one year's tuition was $35,164.
      Earlham College
      801 National Road W
      Richmond, IN 47374
      (765) 983-1310
      earlham.edu

    Indiana University

    • A public college, Indiana University was founded in 1820. Its main campus in Bloomington is home to more than 31,000 undergraduates, and the school has campuses in Kokomo, Gary, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Gary, New Albany and Richmond. The university's main campus consists of the College of Arts and Sciences and schools of music, business, social work, law, education, health and physical education, informatics and computing, journalism, library and information science, nursing, optometry and public affairs. In 2009-10, the cost of one year's tuition at Indiana University in Bloomington was $8,613 for in-state students and $26,160 for those out of state.
      Indiana University
      107 South Indiana Ave.
      Bloomington, IN 47405-7000
      (812) 855-0661
      indiana.edu

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