SOUTH BEND - Niche, a website that uses quality of life data, is out with its Best Colleges in America list. The University of Notre Dame is the only Hoosier school represented in the top 20 of the national ranking, coming in at number 17. 

Notre Dame was given A+ rankings from Niche in academics, value, campus and athletics. 

The 2020 Best Colleges ranking is compiled from an in-depth analysis of academic, admissions, financial and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education. Niche also considers reviews from students and alumni of each school.

The top five Indiana institutions included on the list also include:

  • Purdue University: 83
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology: 98
  • Indiana University - Bloomington: 120
  • Wabash College: 152

To view the full national list of colleges, click here. You can also view the Indiana college rankings by clicking here.

Notre Dame also made the top 20 in Forbes magazine's listing, But it's not the only Indiana school making the grade. Click here to find out who else made the cut.