Hamilton County’s high regard for education benefits you and your company in several ways. Our workforce is largely the product of K-12 school systems that are among the best in Indiana and competitive in the country. Students may access a wide array of college-preparation and vocational programs that prepare them to join the workforce immediately upon graduation or to pursue higher education.

Those who choose the latter route may select from a variety of educational options. Ivy Tech Community College, the largest postsecondary institution in Indiana, pointedly prepares students to enter the workforce with vocational and technical training. Those who seek bachelor’s degrees and higher will find some of the best colleges and universities in the nation in Indiana, just a short drive from centrally located Hamilton County. These public and private institutions not only prepare Indiana’s workforce but their research, economic development endeavors and community-building efforts also make tremendous contributions to the state’s economy.

Fun Facts

Four area school districts are in the top 15 in the annual “Top 100 Best School Districts in Indiana.” - Niche K-12 School and District Rankings, 2015

In 2013, regional higher education institutions within a 75-mile radius of downtown Indianapolis conferred 55,268 degrees - Market Street Services, Inc.

Hamilton County Schools have a combined graduation rate of 92.3%, 11% higher than the national rate - Niche K-12 School and District Rankings, 2015

Bachelor's degree or higher of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 – 55.1% -