Hanover College

484 Ball Dr, Hanover, United States
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Overview of Hanover College

About this school

Founded in 1827, Hanover is a private, coeducational liberal arts college and the oldest private college in Indiana. Hanover offers more than 30 academic programs, 17 NCAA Division III sports, an active Greek system, performing arts, ample travel abroad opportunities, funded internships, and over 150 student groups. Its 650-acre campus is located between Cincinnati, Louisville, and Indianapolis.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,090
    • Men:467 (42.8%)
    • Women:623 (57.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Hanover College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is not accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
2
4
Social Studies
2
3
History
2
3
Academic Electives
2
3

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
April 30
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
517 Ball Drive
City, State, Zip
Hanover, IN  47243
Phone
(812) 866-7021
Fax
(812) 866-7098
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
March 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins September 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1, December 1
Early Action Notification
December 20

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
57% of 3,696 applicants were admitted
Women
61% of 2,132 applicants were admitted
Men
52% of 1,564 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
318 (15%) of 2,119 admitted students enrolled
Women
178 (14%) of 1,304 admitted students enrolled
Men
140 (17%) of 815 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.67
375 And Above
44%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
11%
2.50 - 2.99
6%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
25 average |22-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
9%
• Score 24 - 29
56%
• Score 18 - 23
34%
• Score 12 - 17
1%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $36,520 (72.38850346878097%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,230 (22.25966303270565%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (2.3785926660059467%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,500 (2.9732408325074333%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Hanover College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001801
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
314 (97.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
204 (65.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
204 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
73 (35.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
86%
Average Award
$29,008
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 204 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $26,222
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 135 (66.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,209
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 63 (30.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
37 (11.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $23,193

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
929 (86.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
840 (90.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
840 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
229 (27.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$29,314
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 840 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,419
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 653 (77.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,010
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 167 (19.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
233 (21.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,679

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
72%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$30,835
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,513

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Other

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


87

Part-Time Faculty


12

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


87%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 19% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 53% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 21% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
120
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Hanover College provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


82.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


66.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


70.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


71.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (31)


  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computer Science
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • International/Global Studies
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Theology/Theological Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Social sciences, Parks and recreation, Biological/life sciences, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


3,554

Nearest Metropolitan Area


630 acres

Environment


Rural community

Campus Size


Louisville

Weather


Temperature
17.2 average low in January, 82.7 average high in September
Rain
132 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
45 mile(s) from campus in Louisville, Ky.
Nearest Bus Station
18 mile(s) from campus in Scottsburg
Nearest Train Station
65 mile(s) from campus in Cincinnati, Ohio

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


93% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


7%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Panther
School Colors
Scarlet and royal

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Hanover College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, delight ministries, alpha lambda delta, love out loud, art club, international club

Sororities


39% of women participate

Fraternities


60% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,084

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,090
Women
623
Men
467

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.2% Asian
  • 5.4% Black/African-American
  • 3.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 83.7% White
  • 4.6% Unknown

International Students


3.8% from 26 countries

Average Age


19

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources