'America's Top Colleges' Includes Indiana Schools

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(photo courtesy University of Notre Dame) (photo courtesy University of Notre Dame)

Two colleges in Indiana are in the top 100 of a national best colleges list. The Forbes rankings, which have the University of Notre Dame at the top of the list in Indiana, consider factors that it says measure "the direct benefits schools provide their graduates." Notre Dame ranks 21st overall and DePauw University is 98th.

The list includes metrics about alumni salaries, debt after graduation, retention and graduation rates. It leaves out considerations like acceptance rates and the SAT scores of admitted students.

In all, 19 schools from Indiana made this year's rankings. They are:

  • 21. University of Notre Dame
  • 98. DePauw University
  • 116. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • 126. Purdue University
  • 132. Indiana University
  • 177. Wabash College
  • 223. Taylor University
  • 237. Butler University
  • 255. Earlham College
  • 262. Saint Mary's College
  • 331. Hanover College
  • 346. University of Evansville
  • 371. Goshen College
  • 384. Valparaiso University
  • 503. Ball State University
  • 556. Huntington University
  • 593. IUPUI
  • 600. Anderson University
  • 646. Indiana State University

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