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Academics

The University of Evansville, a small university in Indiana's third-largest city, "is a place where you will know all of your faculty and the faculty will know you and really care about you, a place where you can really talk to your professors about anything from work, to life, to your future." It's also a place where you can pursue a number of high-quality majors. Students tell us that "the teaching, nursing, education, and music programs are all good," that "the school of business is excellent, with a brand-new building dedicated to the department" (the school is AACSB-accredited), an engineering program that is "very hands on," and a theater program that "is held in high regard." Perhaps most prestigious is the school's popular physical therapy program, which students say deserves "nothing but praise." In all disciplines, students enjoy "small discussion-based classes, a strong push towards critical thinking and challenging boundaries," and a study abroad program that "is a huge strong point." One student explains, "Since we own Harlaxton College in England, it's usually a question of when you're going, not if you're going." Adds another, "It truly is one of the best reasons to come to UE."

Student Body

The typical student at the University of Evansville is "friendly and outgoing." The school draws "both local and out-of-state students, giving the University a different feel than most small colleges" and attracts an international contingent "from many different countries…. It makes the school very special." As one student explains, "It never ceases to amaze me when an Iranian student, for example, sits in on a history class dealing with Iran–US relations. This kind of thing happens all the time." UE's student body includes many "wannabe businesspersons and nurses" who are typically involved in Greek life. There are also "a bunch of weirdoes," or, more politely put, "unique students who enjoy unusual activities, such as medieval dancing and fantasy worlds."

Campus Life

The UE campus "always has something for people to do in order to interact with one another. The fraternities either have parties or the student government or another club is getting some event organized, such as a Massage-O-Thon in the physical therapy club. Lots of people wonder how they are going to get everything done but somehow find a way." Hometown Evansville supplements the action with "all types of fun and interesting things to do, whether you are into sports, museums, breweries (for those 21 and older), and casinos. What more can adults our age ask for? You honestly cannot say in Evansville, Indiana that there is nothing to do." Greek organizations play a big role on and off campus; they reach out to the community through several “large philanthropies a year as well as many smaller volunteer opportunities." UE is also home to "over 90 clubs and organizations on campus for students to be involved in." Intramural sports "are a very big part of our campus involvement too."

Contact & Visit

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Brittany Chidester
Visit Specialist

Address
Office of Admission
1800 Lincoln Avenue
Evansville, IN 47722

Phone
812-488-2468

Email
admission@evansville.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Koch Center
Fitness Center
School of Business Administration
Ridgway University Center
Jazzman's Cafe
The library and Memorial Plaza are also popular places on campus.

Most Popular Places Off Campus
The Slice Pizza
Turoni's Pizzery & Brewery
Eastland Mall
Evansville Riverfront
Wesselman Woods Park/Nature Preserve
The Ford Center, Evansville Civic Theatre, and Barnes and Noble are also popular places off campus.

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 9 AM-2 PM Mon-Fri; select Saturdays
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
admission@evansville.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
high school seniors only; academic year only

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Taxi, buses (public transportation). We also will pick up visiting students from the airport. Evansville Regional Airport is located approximately 10 miles north of campus and is served by the regional carriers.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From US HWY 41: Go east on Lincoln Avenue approximately 5 blocks. The University is on the left. The admission office is located in Olmsted Administration Hall at the top of the oval driveway.

Local Accommodations
Baymont Inn - 877-229-6668; Comfort Inn East - 877-424-6423; Comfort Inn North - 877-424-6423; Drury Inn & Suites Evansville East - 800-378-7946; Fairfield Inn by Marriott Evansville East - 800-228-2800; Fairfield Inn by Marriott West - 800-228-2800; Hampton Inn - 800-426-7866; Hampton Inn Evansville/Airport - 812-464-1010; Hilton Garden Inn - 812-476-4000; Holiday Inn Airport - 877-410-6667; Holiday Inn Express East - 800-448-2296; Holiday Inn Express North - 800-465-4329; Holiday Inn Express West - 800-448-2296; HomeLife Studio and Suites - 866-941-1700; Howard Johnson Evansville East - 800-526-3766; Lee's Inn - 800-733-5337; Le Merigot Hotel - 888-633-1770; Quality Inn & Suites - 877-424-6423; Residence Inn - 800-331-3131

Admissions

Applicants: 4,033
Acceptance Rate: 71%
Average HS GPA: 3.65







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