A list of the nation’s best colleges and universities includes six Indiana schools in the top 200. Forbes says the Top Colleges ranking, in its 10th year, is "ROI-centric" and focuses on factors including alumni salary, graduation rate and student satisfaction. The publication ranks 650 colleges.
Debt incurred by students was also a contributing factor in the rankings.
The University of Notre Dame is the only Indiana school in the top 100. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, DePauw University, Earlham College and Purdue University round out the top five highest-ranked in the state. This year’s top five nationally are Harvard University, Stanford University, Yale University, Princeton University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The top-ranked colleges in Indiana are:
- 26. University of Notre Dame
- 116. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
- 117. DePauw University
- 135. Earlham College
- 143. Purdue University
- 147. Indiana University
- 214. Wabash College
- 222. Taylor University
- 247. Butler University
- 272. Saint Mary’s College
- 311. University of Evansville
- 333. Hanover College
- 337. Valparaiso University
- 338. Goshen College
- 440. Huntington University
- 501. Ball State University
- 568. Anderson University
- 596. IUPUI
- 626. Indiana State University
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