Hanover College

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Hanover College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Hanover, IN, a predominately rural area. Hanover College has an enrollment of nearly a thousand students.

Students can submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores at this school. A score between 1030 - 1240 on the SAT exam, or 21 - 26 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Hanover College average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.13 - 3.38. Hanover College admits approximately 60 percent of students applying per year. Of those that are admitted, nearly 14 percent of students registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at hanover.edu.

Overall Hanover College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Hanover College was reported as 64.8% in Fall 2020 with over 3,130 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Hanover College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Hanover College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Hanover College has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 57.3%
  • 2017-2018: 83.8%
  • 2018-2019: 79.3%
  • 2019-2020: 64.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 66.5%

How Does Hanover College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Hanover College is fourteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Indiana University-Southeast81.9%
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary68.0%
Spalding University79.4%
Bellarmine University66.2%
Kentucky State University80.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Hanover College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 620
Math510 - 620
Total Score1030 - 1240
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 27
Math19 - 26
Composite Score21 - 26
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