PRIMARY & SECONDARY
Steuben County is served by four local school corporations. While each is unique to the community they serve, each excels at preparing young people for 21st Century challenges and opportunities. The school corporations of Steuben County are also actively engaged in the community's workforce development initiatives.
In addition to localized curriculum, all four school corporations are members of the Four County Area Vocational Cooperative, a cooperative consisting of 11 districts in northeast Indiana specifically designed to provide training and education in vocational areas, including welding, precision machining, construction trades and computer aided drafting.
CONTINUING & POST SECONDARY
Steuben County is home to Trine University, a private, non-denominational higher education institution that offers associate, bachelor and master degrees in 35 programs on campus, online, and through remote campuses throughout the region. The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The University's education, engineering and business programs are nationally recognized and accredited.
InnovationOne is the most recent initiative by the University, bridging the gap between private sector employers and the University through research and cooperative projects.
Other colleges and universities in a 50 mile radius of Steuben County include:
Ivy Tech Community College serves as Indiana community college system and offers a compete array of two-year degree programs, as well as work-ready training and certification programs. Ivy Tech Community College Northeast is located in Fort Wayne, and maintains remote classroom facilities in Ashley, Indiana. Ivy Tech will often contract with regional employers through Ivy Tech Corporate College to provide specifically designed training and certification programs to meet employer demands.
Other post-secondary vocational education and training providers in a 50 mile radius of Steuben County include: