Education and Training

Within Anderson there are three higher learning institutions: Anderson University, Purdue University Polytechnic Institute and Ivy Tech Community College. Other educational and training opportunities include the Flagship Enterprise Center, an innovative center for education, business incubation, technology transfer and training which supports the economic development vision for the City of Anderson, and JobSource in the WorkOne Anderson office.
Universities and Colleges

For detailed information about universities and colleges located in Anderson, click on the name of the school listed below.
  1. Anderson University
  2. Purdue University Anderson
  3. IVY Tech Anderson

US News and World Report again and again ranks Anderson University among the best universities in the Midwest offering master’s level degree programs. The University’s Falls School of Business is one of the highest ranked and the most recognized business schools in the region. Falls School of Business is one of Anderson University’s largest academic departments offering eight undergraduate majors as well as MBA (Master of Business Administration) and DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) programs.

Through the Flagship Enterprise Center, the Anderson University Falls School of Business has an ongoing relationship with the center and the center’s clients. Both students and faculty members are actively involved in the community’s economic development and business development effort through various programs. Classes are offered both on main campus and at the Flagship Education Center.

Anderson University also offers Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Computer Engineering degree programs through the School of Science & Engineering.  Anderson University's interdisciplinary Cybersecurity degree program is one of the top programs in the nation.  

Other Organizations

Flagship Enterprise Center

The Flagship Enterprise Center is an innovative center for education, business incubation, technology transfer, and training which supports the economic development vision for the City of Anderson. The Flagship Enterprise Center serves as a specialized small business incubator and early business accelerator with an emphasis on providing education opportunities as well as fostering emerging manufacturing and electronic technology. Among the many services of the Flagship Enterprise Center is to provide access to university researchers and scientists, ongoing contact with business management consulting, developing student mentoring opportunities for research and development support, and access to state of the art telecommunications. 

Terry Truitt
President & CEO
2701 Enterprise Drive
Anderson, IN 46013


WorkOne, a division of the Indiana Workforce Development Department (DWD), assists both individuals seeking employment and businesses seeking employees.  WorkOne has resources for job postings and referrals, training information, placement assistance, community connections, employee recruitment, labor market information, and more.  Anderson is served by WorkOne's Central Region.  

One of the most useful tools provided by WorkOne is Indiana Career Connect.  It is a free job matching tool that allows 
employers to search its extensive database of job seekers and find employees with the right skills and qualifications and assist job seekers in finding the best match for their skills and experience.  It also provides real time information on labor availability and labor market data.

WorkOne Anderson
140 East 53rd Street
Anderson, IN. 46013
Phone: (765) 642-4981
Fax : (765) 641-6557

Regional Higher Education Institutions

Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indiana
Taylor University, Upland, Indiana
Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana
Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, Indiana
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), Indianapolis, Indiana
Marian College, Indianapolis, Indiana
Martin University, Indianapolis, Indiana
University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana
Lincoln College of Technology, Indianapolis, Indiana
TechSkills, Indianapolis, Indiana
International Business College, Indianapolis, Indiana