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Indianapolis is focused on the future of the talent pipeline.

In addition to attracting top national and global talent, the Indianapolis region is committed to developing its talent pipeline from the youngest learners to upskilling the incumbent workforce. As a result of our efforts, Indy is often recognized a leader in the education of tomorrow. 

School choice

Vouchers for low income children

Only U.S. Mayor that can designate new charter schools on his own

3rd in the US in producing college graduates

Higher Education


The Indianapolis region is surrounded by exceptional higher education opportunities.

Indianapolis is recognized as a leader in the education of today and tomorrow. Indy is surrounded by some of the world's best higher education institutions: University of Notre Dame, Purdue University, Butler University, Indiana University Pursue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, and Indiana University. 

This gives us an edge in solving tomorrow's problems today. 

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In fact, approximately 25% of the world’s greatest research universities (as evaluated by Reuters) are located within 500 miles of Indianapolis. This proximity provides your company with an opportunity to easily access top talent, engage strategically with universities to innovate, and develop a mechanism to solve challenges facing our region and the world.

Map graphic showing the 25% of research institutions