A new Forbes Magazine ranking of America's best colleges includes three Indiana schools in the top 100: Notre Dame, Wabash College and DePauw University.
Only four public schools -- Indiana University, Purdue, Ball State and IUPUI -- made the top 610 nationally. Of those, IU received the highest ranking, at 222nd overall.
DePauw ranked just below Barnard College and University of California - Berkley.
The university is touted for its 9:1 student to faculty ratio and 83 percent graduation rate, among other data listed in the survey.
The rankings are compiled from student surveys and are based on factors like student satisfaction, post-graduation success, student debt, and 4-year graduation rates. The ratings were compiled in conjunction with the Center for College Affordability and Productivity.
The Top 16 Indiana Schools:
* Notre Dame -- 33rd
* Wabash College -- 42nd
* DePauw University- 64th
* Earlham College -- 145th
* Hanover University -- 183rd
* Indiana University Bloomington -- 222nd
* Goshen College -- 268th
* Taylor University -- 273rd
*Huntington University -- 289th
*University of Evansville -- 296th
* Butler University -- 332nd
* Purdue University -- 362nd
* St. Mary's College -- 372nd
*Valparaiso University -- 466th
* Ball State University -- 494th
* IUPUI -- 520th