Fort Wayne Indiana Colleges and Universities

Fort Wayne, IN, has a high concentration of schools; students can choose from among private and public institutions to find the school that best meets their needs. Based on information provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), we compare traditional schools in the area in several different categories.

There are 15 schools in Fort Wayne, Indiana and one additional school in a 25-mile radius. Read about the traditional schools with the highest graduation rates and lowest net prices, among other characteristics, to find the school for you.

Highest Graduation Rates

The graduation rates reported by the NCES are determined by calculating the number of full-time undergraduate students who complete a degree program within 150% of the normal time. The schools below have some of the highest graduation rates among traditional schools in Fort Wayne, according to NCES figures from 2015.

  • International Business College – Fort Wayne (74% graduation rate)
  • Huntington University (66% graduation rate)
  • University of Saint Francis – Fort Wayne (57% graduation rate)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (31% graduation rate)
  • ITT Technical Institute – Fort Wayne (30% graduation rate)

Closest Schools to Fort Wayne, Indiana

  • University of Saint Francis – Fort Wayne (2 miles from downtown)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (2.6 miles from downtown)
  • Brown Mackie College – Fort Wayne (2.6 miles from downtown)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University – Fort Wayne (2.6 miles from downtown)
  • Ivy Tech Community College – Northeast (2.6 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools Near Fort Wayne, Indiana

Some students may wish to attend larger schools so they can take advantage of the multiple program options and services these institutions have to offer. The larger institutions in the area are almost entirely private schools.

  • Indiana University-Purdue University – Fort Wayne (13,214 students)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (7,192 students)
  • University of Saint Francis – Fort Wayne (2,308 students)
  • Huntington University (1,209 students)
  • Trine University – Regional/Non-Traditional Campuses (675 students)

Lowest Net Price

The NCES determines the net price for a school by subtracting the average amount of financial aid in-state, full-time undergrad students receive from the total cost of attendance. The following schools had some of the lowest net prices among traditional schools in the area, according to NCES figures from 2014-2015.

  • Indiana University-Purdue University – Fort Wayne ($9,871)
  • International Business College – Fort Wayne ($15,613)
  • University of Saint Francis – Fort Wayne ($16,751)
  • Brown Mackie College – Fort Wayne ($17,920)
  • Huntington University ($19,305)