University Of Southern Indiana

University Of Southern Indiana

The University of Southern Indiana, or USI, is a public university located in Evansville, Indiana, United Statea. It was founded in the year 1965. The campus is spread across an area of 300 acres. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. USI is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • Bower-Suhrheinrich College of Education and Human Services
  • College of Business
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Nursing and Health Professions
  • Pott College of Science and Engineering

USI's athletic teams are nicknamed the Screaming Eagles. The university's athletics department is a member of the NCAA Division II and the Great Lakes Valley Conference.

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University of Southern Indiana
8600 University Blvd
Evansville , IN 47712
General Phone: (812) 464-8600

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University of Southern Indiana Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management300business management, operations management, accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, MIS, marketing
Nursing and Emergency Medicine197registered nursing
Education and Teaching196special education, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, early childhood education, business teaching, physical education teaching
Liberal Arts168German language, French language, Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, social services, economics, international relations, political science, ...
Medical Support and Technology123dental assistant, dental hygienist, respiratory care tech, radiographer
Media115communication studies, mass communication, journalism, radio and television, advertising
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy110nutrition sciences, exercise science, occupational therapist assistant, occupational therapy
Therapy and Counseling109psychology, clinical social work
Medical Administration81health care administration
Family and Social Work61public administration, social work
Science51biology, biophysics, biological and physical sciences, chemistry, geology
Art Studies47art studies
Computer Science and Engineering22computer and info science, computer science
Drama and Performing Arts12drama
Religion and Philosophy4philosophy

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree12311
Bachelor's degree1,21648
Master's degree25711
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years191
Postbaccalaureate certificate71

University of Southern Indiana Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Southern Indiana had a total enrollment of 9,939 students (8,632 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 40%
Women 60%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 88%
Graduate 12%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 27%
(Foreign Students) 73%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 31%
20-21 27%
22-24 19%
25-29 10%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

(International Students)2%

University of Southern Indiana Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 63 %
Part-Time 29 %

University of Southern Indiana Room and Board (2007)

University of Southern Indiana offers campus housing for 3,044 of its 8,632 (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 Southern Indiana Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420530
SAT Math420540
SAT Writing410510
ACT Verbal1623
ACT Math1723
ACT Composite1823

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT73%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT39%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

University of Southern Indiana Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,709
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 10,946
Room and board $ 6,648
Room charge $ 3,350
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,298
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 3,556

Financial Aid:
University of Southern Indiana participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 180800)

University of Southern Indiana Faculty

University of Southern Indiana has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track4554
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3573

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*2*
Associate professorcalendar year3$82,3233$82,902
Assistant professorcalendar year3$60,7807$62,374
Instructorcalendar year2*9$55,348
All faculty totalcalendar year8$71,12821$64,479

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year30$81,12612$73,472
Associate professoracademic year35$63,42626$61,365
Assistant professoracademic year46$56,81049$53,513
Instructoracademic year33$44,43463$45,713
All faculty totalacademic year144$60,648150$53,195

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

University of Southern Indiana Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Great Lakes Valley Conference
Baseball Great Lakes Valley Conference
Track Great Lakes Valley Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports334073

University of Southern Indiana Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance, General
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General

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

Education And Teaching
Business Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, Other

Engineering, General

Family And Social Work
Public Administration
Social Work

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
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
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

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

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Nutrition Sciences
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Religion And Philosophy

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General

Therapy And Counseling
Clinical/Medical Social Work
Psychology, General

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