Welcome to the University of Evansville
Our history: Founded in 1854; affiliated with the United Methodist Church
Our home: Evansville is the third-largest city in Indiana, with a metro area population of approximately 300,000.
• 2,516 total enrollment
• 45 states, 61 countries represented on campus
• Average class size: 18 students
Our strength: Academically challenging liberal arts and sciences curriculum; consistently rated as a top midwestern university by U.S. News & World Report
Our outcomes: 93% of the Class of 2016 were employed or in graduate school within months of graduation. The median income for those employed was $47,500.
Find out more!
The University of Evansville is a private, fully accredited, liberal arts–based university with programs in the arts and sciences and in the professions. UE offers more than 80 different majors and areas of study.
Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, UE shares the church’s commitment to inclusiveness. At the University of Evansville, you will find a warm, welcoming community that appreciates and celebrates diversity. The 2,140 students currently enrolled at UE represent 56 countries and 46 states.
A beautiful and sustainable campus
Located in Evansville, Indiana, UE’s attractively landscaped campus covers 75 acres. Several of its facilities, including Ridgway University Center and student townhouses, have received silver certification as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) buildings. UE has earned several Excellence Awards, the top honor in the GreenOVATION Awards for beautiful and sustainable businesses.
Join a dynamic, enriching community
UE students enjoy a rich on-campus life through Greek life and other student organizations and events, community service opportunities, and leadership development programs. Off campus, the city of Evansville and the surrounding area offers such attractions as locally owned restaurants, museums, zoos, nature preserves, and amusement parks. Evansville is only three hours from St. Louis and Indianapolis, and two from Nashville and Louisville.
Study abroad in an English manor house
The majority of our students study abroad—many spend a semester or a summer at Harlaxton College, UE’s living-learning center in Grantham, England. Housed in a 100-room Victorian manor house set in the English countryside, Harlaxton is only one hour north of London, and students often travel throughout the UK and Europe on weekends, engaging the people, culture, and history.
Other study abroad locations include such countries as Italy, New Zealand, France, Mexico, Spain, Russia, Israel, the Netherlands, and Australia.
Faculty that are passionate about teaching
Each UE student experiences a unique curriculum and a challenging atmosphere with hands-on projects and high-quality teaching. Faculty members, passionate about teaching, prepare students for success in whatever directions their careers take them. The student-faculty ratio at UE is 12:1, and the average class size is 18 students.
Ready for today’s job market
In today’s world, new career paths are opening up, and existing jobs demand higher levels of skills and knowledge. UE prepares its graduates to be career-ready as they begin their professional journeys. Our students participate in undergraduate research, professional practicums, and internships. They have access to real-world, cutting edge equipment and techniques in specialized areas such as the UE Nursing department’s simulation lab.
The University offers new programs and majors relevant to today’s job market in the areas of Data Science, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Spanish Medical Terminology, Ethics and Social Change, and University Studies.
The UE Guarantee
UE is committed to supporting students so they can afford the kind of education that leads to future success. To back this promise, the University offers the UE Guarantee*:
• Four-year graduation, or the fifth year is paid for by UE
• Mentorship by faculty fully committed to student success
• Scholarships to 100% of all full-time freshmen
• Access for every student to at least one internship and the opportunity for more
• The opportunity for every student to study abroad
* Some restrictions apply.
View guidelines and more information about the UE Guarantee online at evansville.edu/guarantee.