Educational Opportunities


Higher education
Huntington County is home to nationally ranked Huntington University and a satellite campus of Indiana Tech. Many other great universities and colleges are also within a convenient 30-mile drive.

Institution Distance Enrollment
Huntington University Local 1,200
Indiana Tech (satellite campus) Local 3,000*
Manchester College 25 miles 1,200
Indiana Wesleyan University 30 miles 14,756
Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne 30 miles 11,000
ITT Technical Institute 30 miles 750
Indiana Tech (Fort Wayne campus) 30 miles 3,000*
Ivy Tech State College 30 miles 3,500
University of Saint Francis 30 miles 2,000
Taylor University 40 miles 1,800
Ball State University 55 miles 19,500

* Total enrollment of Indiana Tech's two sites

Adult degree completion
Huntington University has designed a bachelor of science degree program for working adults that follows a nontraditional schedule. 
 
Classes designed for the individual needs of your workers can be arranged on an “in-plant” basis via Ivy Tech State College and other training providers. Adult education classes are also available from 
Huntington North High School and taught at your location. 
 
Collaborating with IVY Tech, Huntington University, Northeast Indiana Works, the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce, Huntington County Economic Development, and the Huntington County Community School Corporation, student and adult learners now have opportunities locally to learn industrial trade skills. Click here to learn more about the Huntington County Community Learning Center.
 
Huntington County Community School Corporation (HCCSC) is comprised of seven K-5 elementary schools, one K-8 school, two middle schools and one high school. The corporation serves all of Huntington County, including the communities of Andrews, Bippus, Huntington, Majenica, Markle, Mt. Etna, Roanoke and Warren. Huntington North High School has approximately 2,000 students enrolled in grades 9-12, and the system serves approximately 6,000 students with more than 400 teachers and instructional assistants. The average class size is 17 students.
 
In partnership with parents, Huntington Catholic School (HCS) offers a Christ-centered learning environment from preschool to grade eight. With the support of the faith communities, HCS reinforces Catholic family values by teaching the Catholic faith and values; fostering Christ-like relationships by developing self-esteem and promoting service to others; and providing a strong academic curriculum, emphasizing the development of the whole person. As of January 2012, enrollment from preschool to grade eight is 195. Student-to-faculty ratio is 19:1. Non-Catholic families are welcome.