AU named one of Best Colleges in Indiana

Anderson University was ranked on a list of the Best Colleges in Indiana by, a leading provider of higher education information and resources.

“Choosing what college to attend is a big decision,” said Dr. Marie Morris, provost at Anderson University. “What was important in my own college decision and that of my sons was finding a school that did more than just teach knowledge and skills. A ‘best college’ is where the faculty and staff are real, where the tough questions of life can be talked about, where God is big enough to guide one through the perplexities of life, and where there is the kind of community of learning where you can both fail and excel. At Anderson University I get to experience a ‘best college’ experience every day and am awed each year by the accomplishments of our graduates.”’s rankings use a methodology grounded in statistical data compiled from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System and College Navigator, both of which are hosted by the National Center for Education Statistics. They aim to objectively assess relative quality based on academic outcomes, affordability, and the breadth and depth of online learning opportunities.

“The Best Colleges in Indiana ranking is intended to inform and guide prospective students toward institutions in the state that provide a quality education while focusing on meaningful learning opportunities until graduation,” says Stephanie Snider, general manager at “Anderson University is certainly a top school within the state of Indiana and in the confines of this ranking as displayed by their impressive range of academic programs and rich campus life.” helps prospective students find the school that best meets their needs through proprietary research, user-friendly guides, and hundreds of unique college rankings. They also provide a wide array of college planning, financial aid, and career resources to help all students get the most from their education and prepare them for the world after college.

Anderson University is on a mission to educate students for lives of faith and service, offering more than 60 undergraduate majors, 30 three-year degrees, 20 NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports, alongside adult and graduate programs. The private, liberal arts institution is fully accredited and recognized among top colleges for its business, computer science, cybersecurity, dance, engineering, nursing, and teacher education programs. Anderson University was established in 1917 in Anderson, Indiana, by the Church of God.