University of Evansville

1800 Lincoln Ave, Evansville, United States
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Overview of University of Evansville

About this school

Evansville, founded in 1854, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 75-acre campus is located in southwestern Indiana.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,342
    • Men:1,032 (44.1%)
    • Women:1,310 (55.9%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Evansville is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
2
-
History
1
4
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1800 Lincoln Avenue
City, State, Zip
Evansville, IN  47722
Phone
(812) 488-2468
Fax
(812) 474-4076
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
Not reported

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
SAT and/or ACT scores recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
70% of 3,825 applicants were admitted
Women
71% of 2,320 applicants were admitted
Men
68% of 1,505 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
526 (20%) of 2,676 admitted students enrolled
Women
309 (19%) of 1,650 admitted students enrolled
Men
217 (21%) of 1,026 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.71
375 And Above
50%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
8%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
590 average |530-660 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
13%
• Score 600 - 700
39%
• Score 500 - 600
42%
• Score 400 - 500
6%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
600 average |550-660 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
13%
• Score 600 - 700
37%
• Score 500 - 600
41%
• Score 400 - 500
9%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
25 average |22-29 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
22%
• Score 24 - 29
43%
• Score 18 - 23
31%
• Score 12 - 17
3%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $36,416 (69.77581912243726%)
  • Room & Board: - $12,460 (23.874305422494732%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (2.2992910519256564%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,114 (4.050584403142365%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Evansville accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001795
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
376 (85.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
311 (82.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
311 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
144 (46.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
88%
Average Award
$31,459
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 298 (95.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,202
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 215 (69.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,660
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 62 (19.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
168 (38.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,287

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,460 (73.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,295 (88.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,293 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
631 (48.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$31,270
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,224 (94.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,566
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 950 (73.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,891
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 189 (14.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
538 (27.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,251

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
56%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$30,533
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
12.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Junior Miss, Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,656

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


173

Part-Time Faculty


89

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


57%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 24% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 38% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 21% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 11% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 5% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
514,449

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
219
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Evansville provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


84.4%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


62.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


71.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


73.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (81)


  • Accounting
  • Archeology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Cognitive Science
  • Communication, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Philosophy
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Optometry Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Sports Communication
  • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Writing, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Engineering, Parks and recreation

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science

Master's Programs of Study (2)


  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Public Administration

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


120,310

Nearest Metropolitan Area


75 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
21.2 average low in January, 86.2 average high in September
Rain
115 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
5 mile(s) from campus in Evansville
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Evansville
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


51% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


49%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Ace Purple
School Colors
Purple, white, and orange

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, cross-country running, racquetball, soccer, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Evansville offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, resident students association, international club, pt club, newman club, venturing

Sororities


24% of women participate

Fraternities


25% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,024

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,342
Women
1,310
Men
1,032

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.5% Asian
  • 3.5% Black/African-American
  • 3.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 75.4% White
  • 12.8% Unknown

International Students


13.6% from 55 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


174

Student Resources

Study resources