Explore Our Community and All It Has to Offer
Long-time residents and newcomers alike benefit from working in the Warsaw region because of the affordable cost of living, easy commutes, good schools, abundant outdoor recreation and proximity to several major urban areas.
Those and many other attributes make the Warsaw region a great place to live and work. As The Orthopedic Capital of the World®, it offers a rare combination of hometown warmth and big city opportunity.
The Warsaw region has a wide variety of education options at every level, from K-12, to career preparation and higher education:
K-12 Public Schools
- Warsaw Community Schools —The largest school system in Kosciusko County covers Warsaw and several surrounding communities.
- Wawasee Community Schools—Situated near Lake Wawasee in northern Kosciusko County
- Tippecanoe Valley Schools—Tippecanoe Valley Schools, located in the southwestern part of Kosciusko County.
- Whitko Community Schools—Located in eastern Kosciusko and western Whitley counties.
Private and Parochial Schools
- Lakeland Christian Academy—An independent, non-denominational Protestant Christian School serving grades 7-12.
- Sacred Heart School—A member of the National Catholic Education Association, serving grades Pre-K through 6.
- Warsaw Christian School—A member of the Association of Christian Schools International serving grades Pre-K through 6.
- Ivy Tech Community College – Indiana’s community college system, operates an academic campus in Warsaw as well as the Orthopedic and Advanced Manufacturing Training Center (the OAMTC).
- The OrthoWorx Center of Excellence in Orthopedic Regulatory and Clinical Affairs – This program operates as a partnership with Grace College, offering programs specifically focused on orthopedic regulatory and clinical affairs and medical device quality management.
- Grace College—With about 1,300 undergraduates on its main campus, Grace College and Theological Seminary is the Warsaw area’s largest local institution of higher learning.
- Indiana Tech—At its location in Warsaw and at its Fort Wayne main campus, Indiana Tech (the Indiana Institute of Technology) offers programs that include mechanical engineering and biomedical engineering.
- IPFW—IPFW offers more than 200 Indiana University and Purdue University programs on its campus in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
- Indiana University South Bend—IUSB offers more than 100 Indiana University programs at its campus in South Bend.
- Manchester University—Manchester University, with campuses in nearby North Manchester and Fort Wayne, offers more than 60 areas of graduate study and a doctorate in pharmacy.
- Trine University—Trine offers its well-regarded engineering degrees at a location on the Grace College campus through a partnership with Grace.
Warsaw, Indiana is the center of a region that is both The Orthopedic Capital of the World® and the heart of the Indiana lakes region.
It is roughly equidistant between Fort Wayne and South Bend, Indiana, both about 45 miles away, and Chicago and Indianapolis, both about 100 miles away, which is great for day trips.
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