University of Southern Indiana

8600 University Blvd, Vanderburgh County, United States
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Overview of University of Southern Indiana

About this school

Southern Indiana, founded in 1965, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 300-acre campus is located in Evansville, in southwestern Indiana.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:7,706
    • Men:2,913 (37.8%)
    • Women:4,793 (62.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Southern Indiana 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
-
4
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
2

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
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 advising ACT: Used for advising

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
8600 University Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Evansville, IN  47712-3590
Phone
(812) 464-1765
Fax
(812) 465-7154
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 15
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
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
94% of 4,569 applicants were admitted
Women
95% of 2,962 applicants were admitted
Men
92% of 1,607 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,221 (52%) of 4,277 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,384 (49%) of 2,802 admitted students enrolled
Men
837 (57%) of 1,475 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.36
375 And Above
24%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
533 average |480-580 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
15%
• Score 500 - 600
54%
• Score 400 - 500
27%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
540 average |490-590 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
20%
• Score 500 - 600
50%
• Score 400 - 500
27%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |19-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
4%
• Score 24 - 29
32%
• Score 18 - 23
52%
• Score 12 - 17
12%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,970|Out-of-state: $18,626
  • Room & Board: - $8,838 (72.23539027380465%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,140 (9.31753167143441%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,257 (18.447078054760933%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Southern Indiana accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


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

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001808
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,575 (92.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,185 (75.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,180 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
308 (26.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$9,426
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 727 (61.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,982
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,047 (88.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,280
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 893 (75.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
366 (21.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,208

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
5,450 (83.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
4,191 (76.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,137 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,261 (30.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$9,456
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,554 (61.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,140
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,707 (89.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,121
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 3,494 (84.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,113 (17.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,931

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
64%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$24,568
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
9.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

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 characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering/Technologies, Health Fields, Humanities, Mathematics, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,995

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


352

Part-Time Faculty


334

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


36%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 9% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 30% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 42% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 13% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 12% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 47% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
# of Students

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
615,026

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1165
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


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

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


71.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


20.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


35.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


40.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (55)


  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Anthropology
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Office Management and Supervision
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Radio and Television
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, Other
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


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

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Education

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Health Administration, Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (18)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication--General
  • Cultural Studies
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Public Administration
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


120,310

Nearest Metropolitan Area


1,400 acres

Environment


Suburban 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
12 mile(s) from campus in Evansville
Nearest Bus Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Evansville
Nearest Train Station
112 mile(s) from campus in Louisville, Kentucky

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


32% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


68%

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


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Eagles
School Colors
Red, white, and blue

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, football, golf, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Southern Indiana offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, sororities, fraternities, riley dance marathon, activities programming board, student government association

Sororities


9% of women participate

Fraternities


8% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


6,538

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
7,706
Women
4,793
Men
2,913

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.5% Asian
  • 4.5% Black/African-American
  • 3.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 87.9% White
  • 0.1% Unknown

International Students


1.9% from 44 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


1,308

Student Resources

Study resources