University Of Evansville

University Of Evansville

University of Evansville, also referred to as UE, is located in Evansville, Indiana, United States. It was founded in the year 1854 and known as Moores Hill College. UE also offers classes at the Harlaxton College, which is its satellite campus located in Grantham, England. The academic divisions of the University of Evansville are:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Education and Health Sciences
  • College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • The Schroeder Family School of Business Administration

The male students of the University of Evansville's participate in various sports including basketball, baseball, golf, soccer, cross country, and swimming. The female students compete in cross country, basketball, soccer, golf, swimming, softball, volleyball, and tennis. The sports teams of UE are nicknamed the Purple Aces.

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Contacting University of Evansville

University of Evansville
1800 Lincoln Avenue
Evansville , IN 47722
General Phone: (812) 488-2000

University of Evansville Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts92German language, French language, Spanish language, Classical languages, English, English composition, creative writing, liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, ...
Engineering66civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering management, archeology
Education and Teaching58education, special ed, elementary school teaching, art education, English teaching, math teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching, science teaching, ...
Business and Management55business management, accounting, managerial economics, finance, international business, marketing
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy48health and physical education, exercise science, athletic trainer
Therapy and Counseling41cognitive science, psychology, physical therapist assistant, music therapy, physical therapy
Science34biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics
Medical Administration28health care administration
Drama and Performing Arts27drama, theatre arts management
Media24communication studies, mass communication
Family and Social Work21social service professions
Nursing and Emergency Medicine17registered nursing
Computer Science and Engineering14computer and info science, computer support, computer engineering
Design10design and visual communication, graphic design
Music8music, music performance, music management
Art Studies8art studies
Religion and Philosophy5philosophy, religion, bible studies, theology
Fine Arts4art history and criticism
Law4legal professions
Conservation and Resource Management1environmental studies, environmental science

Number of programs and degrees for University of Evansville in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree53177
Master's degree362
Associate's degree91
Doctor's degree - professional practice01

University of Evansville Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Evansville had a total enrollment of 2,852 students (2,778 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 39%
Women 61%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 95%
Graduate 5%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 68%
Black 2%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 21%
(Foreign Students) 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 38%
20-21 37%
22-24 11%
25-29 3%
30-34 1%
35-39 1%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)5%

University of Evansville Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 83 %

University of Evansville Room and Board (2007)

University of Evansville offers campus housing for 1,840 of its 2,778 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Evansville, Indiana for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Indiana Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

University of Evansville Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal500620
SAT Math510610
SAT Writing480590
ACT Verbal2229
ACT Math2128
ACT Composite2228

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT74%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT53%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

University of Evansville Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 25,845
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 25,845
Room and board $ 8,230
Room charge $ 4,250
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,980
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 1,800

Financial Aid:
University of Evansville participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 179500)

University of Evansville Faculty

University of Evansville has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track3020
Non-tenured and not on tenure track614

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year42$88,5279$81,020
Associate professoracademic year35$66,30115$61,028
Assistant professoracademic year37$54,69532$52,867
Instructoracademic year1*4$39,106
Lectureracademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year115$70,38661$58,129

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

University of Evansville Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Missouri Valley Conference
Baseball Missouri Valley Conference
Track Missouri Valley Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports3673109

University of Evansville Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Finance, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies

Design and Visual Communications, General
Graphic Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
German Language Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General

Civil Engineering, General
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering/Industrial Management
Mechanical Engineering

Family And Social Work
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation

Legal Professions and Studies, Other

Liberal Arts
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General
Creative Writing
Economics, General
English Composition
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Mass Communication/Media Studies

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management


Music Management and Merchandising
Music Performance, General
Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Health and Physical Education, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Religion/Religious Studies
Theology/Theological Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Therapy And Counseling
Cognitive Science
Music Therapy/Therapist
Physical Therapist Assistant
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

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Top 19%University of Evansville % of degrees in medical administration

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