The Indy region is a community that loves to learn.

From kindergarten to graduate school, the Indianapolis region is made for inquisitive minds and future leaders. Our high-quality schools and local higher education institutions give you and your family the necessary resources to advance your education and pursue your dreams.

The Indianapolis region prepares your children for a bright future.

Here in Indianapolis, we actively invest in education, designing programs and initiatives to support our schools. Since 2017, Indiana has increased funding for K-12 education by $1 billion to better teach the next generation. For parents in the city of Indianapolis, Enroll Indy can help answer any questions you have on schools.

With nationally ranked schools and sports programs, your kids can learn from the best in Indy. Currently, ten public schools in the region offer International Baccalaureate programs, preparing your kids for global success. And in 2020, Niche awarded A+ scores to Carmel, Zionsville, Fishers, and Westfield schools based on their exceptional SAT and ACT test scores, graduation rates, teacher quality, and overall college readiness of their students.

When it comes to school choice, Indiana is one of the most progressive states in the country, and we directly support education accessibility. Each year, Indiana’s Choice Scholarship Program gives vouchers to thousands of students, offsetting private school tuition costs for families in need. So, everyone can choose a school that’s perfect for their child’s unique needs.

Because the Indianapolis mayor can grant school charters, the Indy region boasts 63 charter schools and 15 magnet schools—as well as new, innovative school options. One standout example is the Purdue University Polytechnic High School, which focuses on applied learning techniques in STEM-based disciplines. The school prepares aspiring young scientists for real-world experiences while helping them transition into college-level programs.

Learn and grow with our world-class higher education.

Whether you’re planning for grad school or sending your kids to college, the Indy region is an ideal place to pursue an education. Indiana is home to a network of more than 70 higher education institutions, including world-renowned schools like Purdue University, Indiana University, and the University of Notre Dame. And Indianapolis sits at the epicenter of these leading schools and programs—creating a community of bright local talent.

We also make it easier to pay for higher education with robust financial aid programs. Indiana is currently ranked #1 in the Midwest and #8 in the U.S. for state financial aid per full-time undergraduate student. Our progressive 21st Century Scholars program even offers up to four years of tuition to help low-income students earn their degree.

Undergraduate Agricultural and Biological Engineering Program

Purdue University

– U.S. News and World Report, 2020

Undergraduate Engineering Program

Rose Hulman Institute of Technology

– U.S. News and World Report, 2020

Online MBA Program in the U.S.

Indiana University

– U.S. News and World Report, 2019

Graduate Analytical Chemistry Program

Purdue University

– U.S. News and World Report, 2020

Most Innovative School

Butler University
– U.S. News and World Report, 2020

Graduate Program in Public Affairs

Indiana University

– U.S. News and World Report, 2019

Our universities are nationally ranked and centrally located.

Both Purdue University and Indiana University offer nationally recognized programs in high-demand fields. Purdue University is ranked the eighth best public university in the country, specializing in engineering, agriculture, and related STEM fields. Purdue also gives their students real-world experience through internships, co-ops, and research opportunities—with over 80% of students having at least one internship experience.

Meanwhile, Indiana University in Bloomington is home to the Kelley School of Business and the nation’s largest medical school. Best known for its strengths in healthcare, business, information technology, and marketing, Indiana University is a transformative force in the Indy region. They also offer educational programs and resources for students and residents alike.

Beyond our universities, Indiana is also home to Ivy Tech, the largest singly-accredited statewide community college system in the nation. Ivy Tech has more than 40 locations across the state and educates nearly 200,000 students each year, connecting our residents with countless opportunities to learn.