University of Evansville

Evansville, IN

University of Evansville

Evansville, IN

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Welcome to 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, sciences, and pre-professional programs, UE’s diverse student body represents 44 states and 55 countries. UE is recognized as the #6 “Best College in the Midwest” among private schools by U.S. News & World Report and is in the “Top 30 in the Nation for Financial Aid,” according to LendEDU. 

Transfer and transform
UE’s transfer admission counselor personally guides each student through the transfer process. Each application is reviewed individually for admission and scholarship consideration. Need-based financial aid eligibility is determined by the FAFSA (code: 001795). The transfer admission counselor will walk each student through their financial aid package, which includes all scholarships, grants, and loans available to the student.

Every college transcript is evaluated individually to determine how credits can transfer toward the student’s UE degree program. Transfer students are encouraged to visit campus to meet one-on-one with their admission counselor, professors in their field of study, career advisors, and current students. This is the best way to see if UE is the right fit for you. Once a student has made the decision to attend UE, they will work with a faculty advisor in their major to register for classes and build a graduation plan.

A campus dedicated to difference
Located in Evansville, Indiana, our 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 also 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, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Spanish Medical Terminology, Ethics and Social Change, 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 18 students.

Work hard, play hard
Our students enjoy a rich on-campus experience through Greek life, student organizations and events, community service opportunities, and leadership development programs. Off campus, the city of Evansville and 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.  

Evansville Quick Facts

Our history: Founded in 1854 in affiliation with the United Methodist Church

Our home: Evansville is the third-largest city in Indiana, with a metro area population of approximately 300,000.

Our students:
• 2,443 total enrollment
• 44 states and 55 countries represented on campus
• Average class size of 18 students

Our strength: Change-making culture is embedded in the academic experience to empower students to make a difference in the world, whether big or small.

Our outcomes: 96% of the Class of 2019 were employed or in graduate school within months of graduation. The median income for those employed was $51,250.

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