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University of Evansville

Evansville, Indiana

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University of Evansville overview
Location Evansville, Indiana
Online evansville.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
University of Evansville overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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The University of Evansville, located in Evansville, Indiana, is a private institution established in 1854. It features a suburban campus notable for its blend of Gothic and contemporary architecture, with a range of residence halls offering on-campus housing options. Academically, the University of Evansville is recognized for strong programs in areas such as theatre, physical therapy, and engineering. While the institution maintains a moderately selective admissions process, it draws a diverse undergraduate population. The campus is situated within easy access to the larger city of Indianapolis, providing students with additional cultural and professional opportunities. Known as the Purple Aces, the University of Evansville has a history of achievement in Division I basketball.

In the most recent statistical year 4,397 prospective students applied, and 3,356 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 377 enrolled in the school.  1,720 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 297 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $40,100 plus fees of $1,236. UE is ranked 314 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












UE is rated within the top 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

University of Evansville overview
SAT 1045/1300
ACT 21/28
GPA 3.71

Applications Accepted

University of Evansville overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for University of Evansville
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,236
Room and Board $13,840
Budget for Other Expenses$2,070
Total One Year Cost$58,446

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$46,000 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

62% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Evansville students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 17%
Social Sciences 10%
Health Professions 10%
Visual and Performing Arts 9%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 9%

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