Gary Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Gary Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Gary, Indiana

There are at least 3 colleges in Gary, listed and described below. These schools represent 9,553 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 7,469 full-time students.

The largest schools here include Indiana University-Northwest and Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest.

We also provide an extensive list of Indiana Colleges.

Featured Colleges in the Gary Area (QuickSchools™)

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Lincoln Tech

Indianapolis, IN

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  • Program Categories: Engineering and Architecture, Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma
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Colleges in Gary with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Indiana University-Northwest
3400 Broadway
Gary, IN 46408-1197

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business, general studies, registered nursing, criminal justice and safety, radiographer, interdisciplinary studies, public administration, elementary school teaching
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 4,790 students, 3,601 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 400-500. Math: 390-510. Writing: 380-490.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Gary Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest
1440 E 35th Ave
Gary, IN 46409-1499

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: licensed practical nurse, registered nursing, business management, computer and info science, electrician, executive secretary, accounting technology, surgical tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 4,742 students, 3,800 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Moler Hairstyling College
4391 W 5th Ave
Gary, IN 46406

  • Programs: barber, cosmetology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 21 students, 68 full-time equivalent.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Hammond Colleges 2 83,048 9,607 376
Highland Colleges 1 23,546 74  
Hobart Colleges 1 25,363 215  
Merrillville Colleges 9 30,560 169  
Schererville Colleges 1 24,851 18  
Whiting Colleges 1 5,137 1,238  

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