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University of Evansville
Evansville, IN
Evansville, founded in 1854, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 75-acre campus is located in southwestern Indiana.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,348
   Women 1,290 (54.9%)
   Men 1,058 (45.1%)
Graduate Students 166
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 71% of 4,033 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.65
SAT Math 565 average
500-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 549 average
490-600 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 25 average
23-29 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $48,970
  Tuition and Fees $33,966
  Room and Board $11,690
Average Percent of Need Met 85%
Average Freshman Award $31,560
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 169
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 25% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Evansville Population 120,310
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 80% of freshmen, 63% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Ace Purple
Sororities 30% of women participate
Fraternities 25% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.2% Asian
3.5% Black/African-American
4.2% Hispanic/Latino
2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.1% White
9.6% Unknown
International Students 15.4% from 55 countries
First-Year Students Returning 88.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 58.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 65%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 25.0%