The University of Evansville
Students at the University of Evansville shape powerful and enduring change. UE is the first university in Indiana to be designated as an Ashoka U Changemaker Campus, and its change-making culture empowers students to improve the world around them as #UEChangemakers. With over 80 majors and more than 100 areas of study in the arts and sciences and pre-professional programs, UE’s diverse student body represents 45 states and 57 countries. U.S. News & World Report recognizes UE as the #7 “Best College in the Midwest” among private schools and one of the top 10 “best value” schools in the Midwest.
A campus dedicated to difference
Located in Evansville, Indiana, UE’s beautiful campus covers 75 acres. Several facilities, including Ridgway University Center and student townhouses, have received silver certifications 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.
Face the future unafraid
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 practica, 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, Ethics and Social Change, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Spanish Medical Terminology, and University Studies.
Support builds success
Each UE student experiences a unique curriculum and a challenging atmosphere with hands-on projects and high-quality teaching. Passionate faculty members prepare students for success in whatever direction their careers take them. The student-faculty ratio at UE is 11:1, and the average class size is 15 students.
Courage crosses continents
The majority of UE students study abroad, and many spend a semester or 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 United Kingdom and Europe on weekends, engaging with the people, culture, and history.
Other study abroad locations include countries such as Australia, France, Israel, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, and Spain.
Work hard, play hard
UE students enjoy a rich on-campus experience 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 offer attractions such as locally owned restaurants, museums, zoos, nature preserves, and amusement parks. Evansville is only three hours from St. Louis and Indianapolis and two hours from Nashville and Louisville.