University of Notre Dame
The gilded Golden Dome and statue of Mary atop the Main Building proclaim the Notre Dame campus as a place where faith is treasured and diverse traditions shared and respected. Our students represent all 50 states and over 100 countries. Rigorous academics, NCAA Division I athletics, and numerous events and activities create an environment in which our students are ignited with a passion to learn and to live to their fullest capacity.
Notre Dame is one of the few universities to regularly rank in the top 25 in the U.S. News & World Report survey of America’s best colleges and the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings of the best overall athletics programs.
Indiana University South Bend
Large campuses can be intimidating and overwhelming. You can get lost in the crowd and feel like you are just one of many. Not at IU South Bend. Our campus is a welcoming and inclusive community. Every student has the opportunity to succeed and experience college life to the fullest, in and out of the classroom, with the support of professors and fellow students.
We’re the Titans. At a smaller campus you get the room you need to stretch your imagination. Where you can build your reputation as you build your credentials. IU South Bend gives you the space you need to become who you’re really meant to be. Here you can strengthen your voice and find your purpose.
Our ambitions are absolute. Our spirit is unstoppable. And we’re undoubtedly going to change the world for the better.
Saint Mary’s College
Saint Mary’s College has a nearly 175-year history of empowering students to excel and lead in their chosen fields. Our graduates develop the skills, knowledge, empathy, and vision to guide their corner of the world forward, whether directing a global organization, serving the needs of humanity, or exploring areas of scientific discovery. We’re proud of these women and celebrate their results. And we tell their stories because we know it’s our story. A story of academic excellence and value. In fact, U.S. News & World Report recently named us #49 in Best Value Schools for National Liberal Arts Colleges.
Holy Cross College
Holy Cross College is a Catholic, residential, coed, four-year institution of higher learning, offering an applied liberal arts curriculum. It was founded in 1966 and continues to be conducted by the Brothers of Holy Cross a society of lay religious men within the Congregation of Holy Cross (CSC) who take vows of poverty, celibacy and obedience as a way to more creatively and intimately serve the mission of our Savior Jesus Christ, His Body – the Church, and the needs of the world. Brothers of Holy Cross serve through ministries which educate and sensitize persons to the need of the world for justice and peace.
Bethel College, launched in 1947, is an urban-situated, evangelical institution affiliated with the Missionary Church, currently composed of 1,650 traditional and adult/graduate students from 35 states and 10 countries, and 250 full-time employees, in a city of 250,000 residents (Mishawaka), five colleges (including, nearby, the University of Notre Dame, IUSB, Ivy Tech, Holy Cross, Saint Mary’s), the 2nd largest shopping district in the state of Indiana, 15,000 businesses, 50 parks, and Mishawaka’s own renovated, 3-mile Riverwalk development. Resort venues on Lake Michigan are 45 minutes away. Read our full profile.
The South Bend-Elkhart campus serves students and employers in St. Joseph, Elkhart and Marshall counties from locations in South Bend and Elkhart County. The campus annually serves full- and part-time students through its academic programs with more than 3,000 employees and citizens.
Ivy Tech Community College offers traditional courses in the classroom setting and distance learning (online) opportunities. Many of our courses, degrees and certificates transfer to four-year institutions. Learn more about the South Bend-Elkhart campus below.