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University of Southern Indiana Admission Requirements

Evansville, Indiana

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Chances of getting into University of Southern Indiana

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
93.9%
Admission Difficulty for University of Southern Indiana
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into University of Southern Indiana and can I get accepted? The school has a 94% acceptance rate ranking it #44 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,903 out of 4,158 applicants were admitted making University of Southern Indiana an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 60 percent. University of Southern Indiana typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. University of Southern Indiana is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

University of Southern Indiana SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
980-1170
Applicants Submitting SAT
80%
SAT Scores for University of Southern Indiana
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for University of Southern Indiana
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1170
Average SAT Score 1080

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Southern Indiana?

University of Southern Indiana typically prefers applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #19 in Indiana for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 80 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Southern Indiana admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1170 and Above Good >96%
1075 to 1170 Avg + 94%-96%
980 to 1075 Avg - 90%-94%
885 to 980 Reach 84%-90%
Less than 885 Low <84%
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University of Southern Indiana ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
44%
ACT Scores for University of Southern Indiana
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for University of Southern Indiana
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Southern Indiana?

Admission data indicates that University of Southern Indiana regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #20 in Indiana for highest average ACT composite score. 44 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Southern Indiana.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Southern Indiana admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >96%
22 to 25 Avg + 94%-96%
19 to 22 Avg - 90%-94%
16 to 19 Reach 84%-90%
Less than 16 Low <84%
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University of Southern Indiana GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.45
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into University of Southern Indiana?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into University of Southern Indiana. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Southern Indiana was 3.45 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #23 in Indiana for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.45 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of Southern Indiana accepts 94% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

74% of University of Southern Indiana freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Southern Indiana students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 14%
Top 25% of class 24%
Top 50% of class 74%
Lower 50% of class 26%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

University of Southern Indiana admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,837 1,321 4,158
Accepted 2,691 1,212 3,903
Acceptance Rate 95% 92% 94%
Enrolled 848 438 1,286
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 32% 36% 33%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
May 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on May 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Southern Indiana is $40.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Southern Indiana and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Southern Indiana Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Southern Indiana
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=151306 IPEDS survey data for University of Southern Indiana.

FAQs

Does University of Southern Indiana prefer SAT or ACT?

80% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Southern Indiana. 44% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of Southern Indiana?

94% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Southern Indiana. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of Southern Indiana?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 980 and 1170. 80% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Southern Indiana?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 44% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.