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Hanover College

Hanover, IN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate73%

About Hanover College

As Indiana’s oldest private institution, established in 1827, Hanover College has higher education down to a (liberal arts and) science. For nearly 200 years, our graduates have discovered their passions through our wide variety of opportunities, from academics to athletics and social life to study abroad. That’s one of the best things about the liberal arts – you’ll choose from our 34 majors (or design your own) – but you’ll never be limited to just one thing! Experience and exploration are mandatory, and it sets our alumni apart. No wonder 99% of our students are working or continuing their education within 7 months of graduation. Recently, the Princeton Review has named Hanover one of the Top 20 Most Beautiful Campuses in the nation and U.S. News & World Report ranks Hanover among its 50 Best Value schools.

Hanover College is a private, religious college in the rural area of Hanover, Indiana. Hanover College was founded in 1827. The college enrolls around 1,083 students per year, including 1,009 undergraduate students.

Hanover College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Hanover College. In 2022, Hanover College accepted 73% of applicants. In 2022, 2,613 students applied to Hanover College and 1,902 were admitted.

Hanover College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 73%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 62%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 76%
Average GPA 3.8
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 76%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 18%

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Hanover College is located in Hanover, Indiana, near Louisville.

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College Info

Hanover College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Sep 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Hanover College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Hanover College is Sep 1.

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Hanover College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1130 - 1270


Math SAT Range

540 - 650


Reading SAT Range

570 - 660

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1270 and Above


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1130 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Hanover College students is 1154. Applicants with SAT scores of 1270 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Hanover College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1130 to 1270 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1130 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Hanover College.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Hanover College is like? There are approximately 1,083 students enrolled at Hanover College, including 1,009 undergraduate students and 74 graduate students. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 65% percent are from IN and 35% percent of students are from other states.


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