Top Universities in Indiana

University of Notre Dame is the 18th best National University in the United States, according to the US News & world Report 2009 rankings. A total of three Indiana universities are placed at Tier 1 by the US News: Notre Dame (18th nationally), Purdue University--West Lafayette (66th), and Indiana University-Bloomington (71st).

The University of Notre Dame is a private Roman Catholic research university in the USA. It is ranked 51st overall in the US for its graduate engineering programs (US News 2010). Its MBA program is rated 79th in the world, according to the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings (2008). The Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame is also ranked highly in Business Week (2nd for Undergraduate Business Program and 20th for MBA Program).

Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, is one of the top technology schools in the world. It is ranked 17th in the world for Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences by ARWU 2008. Purdue Engineering undergraduate programs are ranked 9th in the nation among doctoral-granting universities (U.S. News & World Report 2009).

The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University is the only top 20 business school to offer graduate management programs online. It is ranked 5th for regional MBA programs by the Wall Street Journal in 2007.

Ball State University has been named one of the best universities in the Midwest by The Princeton Review, placing it among the top 25 percent in the country.

Butler University was placed 8th among Midwest Regional “Great Schools at Great Prices,” and as one of the region's 33 “A+ Schools for B Students”.

Huntington University has been named one of the best colleges and universities in the Midwest by The Princeton Review (2011).

Indiana University Southeast has been ranked in the top 10 nationally for its part-time MBA programs by the BusinessWeek magazine (2009).

The MBA program in Indiana State University's College of Business is one of 15 named to The Princeton Review's "Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools" in the general management category.

Purdue University Calumet has been accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools continuously since 1969.

Purdue University North Central is listed as one of the comprehensive colleges in the Midwest in the "Comprehensive Colleges - Bachelor's" rankings, which evaluates institutions that focus on undergraduate education and offer a wide range of programs.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has been rated the top undergraduate engineering college in the nation that offers the bachelor's or master's degree as its top degree in engineering.

Taylor University was ranked Number Three Baccalaureate College in U.S. by Washington Monthly College Survey 2010.

The University of Evansville is ranked within the top five comprehensive universities in the United States for study abroad programs.

Valparaiso University has been identified as one of the nation's top-ranked regional universities, ranking 5th in overall quality among the Midwest's regional universities (2011).

Trine University is one of the best colleges and universities in the Midwest, according to The Princeton Review.

IUPUI made the first annual list of the top 15 percent of America's best colleges.

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