See what students say:

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."

Overview

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

GPA Breakdown

50%
Over 3.75
15%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
10%
3.00 - 3.24
8%
2.50 - 2.99
1%
2.00 - 2.49

Need to boost your grades? We can help.

Learn More

Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
490 - 600
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
500 - 620
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
23 - 29

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with Writing required

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Deadlines

Early Action — December 1


Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores
Non-Academic

Talent / Ability

Selectivity Rating


Get a personalized plan for a competitive application from an admissions expert.

Learn More

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
11.7:1
Total Faculty
244
with Terminal Degree
180

128
Men
116
Women
25
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9


Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biochemistry.
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Finance, General.
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
  • Organizational Leadership.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Communication and Media Studies.
  • Communication, General.
  • Sports Communication.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer Science.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Art Teacher Education.
  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Chemistry Teacher Education.
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • French Language Teacher Education.
  • German Language Teacher Education.
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Physics Teacher Education.
  • Secondary Education and Teaching.
  • Social Studies Teacher Education.
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education.
  • Special Education and Teaching, General.

  • ENGINEERING.

  • Civil Engineering, General.
  • Computer Engineering, General.
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • Creative Writing.
  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
  • French Language and Literature.
  • German Language and Literature.
  • Spanish Language and Literature.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Athletic Training/Trainer.
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
  • Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant.
  • Public Health, General.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.
  • Statistics, Other.

  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES.

  • Cognitive Science.
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General.

  • NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION.

  • Environmental Science.
  • Environmental Studies.

  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES.

  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science.
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.
  • Physics.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Archeology.
  • Economics, General.
  • International Relations and Affairs.
  • Political Science and Government, General.
  • Sociology.

  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS.

  • Bible/Biblical Studies.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
  • Art/Art Studies, General.
  • Design and Visual Communications, General.
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
  • Music Management.
  • Music Performance, General.
  • Music, General.
  • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management.


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Doctoral/Professional
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Madelyn Creedon
Asst Secretary of Global Strategic Affairs, US Dept of Defense

Rami Malek
Star of Mr. Robot, Emmy & Golden Globe winner

Dr. Bryan Schneider
Professor and Cancer Researcher, IU School of Medicine

Nick Rutigliano
President of Tobias Insurance

Dr. Ann Knebel
Deputy Director, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institute

Hiten Sonpal
Director of Engineering Services, iRobot

Sugam Pokharel
CNN Correspondent/Producer for India

Academic Rating

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Dec 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$26,378

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$26,608

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,790

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
65%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$35,346

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$24,785

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$34,300
Required Fees
$1,096
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,200

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$1,000
Transportation for Commuters
$1,850

On-Campus Room and Board
$12,160
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
Federal Nursing Loans
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Financial Aid Rating

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
2,348
Foreign Countries Represented
55

Demographics

1.94%
Asian
3.19%
African-American
3.88%
Hispanic
70.98%
Caucasian
2.59%
Unknown
15.20%
International

55% female
45% male
39% are out of state
93% are full time
7% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
61%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
77%

Campus Environment
Small Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Frat Sorority
Theme Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
144
Number of Honor Societies
17

Number of Social Sororities
5
Number of Religious Organizations
9

28% join a fraternity
28% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

11% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Purple Aces)
7 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Diving
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Women's Sports (Purple Aces)
9 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Diving
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of Southern Indiana

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell, Apple and HP

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


Articles & Advice