Experience Hoosier Hospitality
Study Indiana is a group of volunteers from education and nonprofit sectors in the state with a passion for helping international students. Our mission is to connect international students with exemplary colleges, universities, and English-learning programs across the state of Indiana to support their educational journey and hopefully join Indiana’s growing economy.
Indiana is home to many highly ranked educational institutions in the United States, including 6 public state university systems, 30 private institutions, award-winning online programs, and our nationally-ranked community colleges. Long story short: Indiana has it all for every type of student.
Not only do we want students to receive a great education, but we also encourage them to explore everything that Indiana has to offer! Learn More about studying in Indiana.
Top 10 destination for international students in the US (IIE Open Doors)
10th lowest cost of living in the US (Forbes)
#1 Place to Start a Business (Forbes)
50+ Higher Education institutions in Indiana (Higher Learning Commission Accreditation Body)
Indiana in the Media
Mark Cuban is a billionaire entrepreneur, television “shark” on Shark Tank, and media proprietor whose net worth is an estimated $4.8 billion according to Forbes. Cuban attended the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University Bloomington.
David Letterman is the longest-serving late night television host in American history, having been active for more than thirty years. He grew up in Broad Ripple, Indianapolis and is a graduate of Ball State University. Chirp Chirp!
Billy Frazer (left, at the Indianapolis Motorspeedway) is a racing driver who has competed in the US F2000 National Championship races. Hailing from New Zealand, he is a current international student at IUPUI. Frazer has also competed in the Toyota Racing Series.
The science fiction horror drama series, Stranger Things, has attracted record viewership for Netflix and takes places during the 1980s in a fictional Indiana town known as Hawkins. Show star Millie Bobby Brown even studies at Purdue online!
Jim Davis is best known as the creator of the comic strips U.S. Acres and Garfield. Published since 1978, Garfield is one of the world's most widely syndicated comic strips. Davis was born in Marion, IN and attended Ball State University.
Parks and Recreation is an Emmy-nominated hit political mockumentary satire sitcom that features life and bureaucratic local government in a small fictional town in Indiana known as Pawnee. The show also features trips to Indianapolis.
Designated as the Nation's 61st national park in 2019, Indiana Dunes National Park spans 20 miles along the southern shore of Lake Michigan and covers 15,349 acres, where you will find beautiful tan sand beaches and stately dunes to summit.
Tamika Catchings (second left), a WNBA champion and Olympic Gold Medalist, played her entire 15-year career for the Indiana Fever. She was awarded the International Citizen of the Year award for her philanthropic and community work off the court.
Larry Bird, who is from French Lick and attended ISU, is a former basketball player, coach, and executive. He is the only person in NBA history to be named Rookie of the Year, MVP, Finals MVP, All-Star MVP, Coach of the Year, and Executive of the Year.