Fast Facts

The University of Evansville was founded in 1854. It was first known as Moores Hill Male and Female Collegiate Institute. In 1919, the University was moved to Evansville and became Evansville College. It became the University of Evansville in 1967.

  • UE is a fully-accredited, private, liberal arts and sciences based university affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

  • Harlaxton College is located in a 100-room Victorian manor in Grantham, England.

  • Total Fall 2020 enrollment (including full and part-time, undergraduate, adult, graduate, and UE students at Harlaxton) is 2,312 students.

  • Average class size is 16 students and the student-to-faculty ratio is 11:1.

  • 95 percent of the class of 2018 were employed or are in graduate school.

  • Campus covers 75 acres and includes 31 major buildings. Olmsted Administration Hall is the oldest building on campus.

  • 50 countries and 42 states are represented on campus.

  • 85 percent of our full-time faculty hold their doctorate or terminal degree.

  • International students represent 8 percent of the undergraduate student population. African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, Native Americans, and multi-racial students represent 14 percent of the undergraduate student population.

  • 24 percent of the student body is socially Greek affiliated.

  • Of students indicating a religious preference, approximately 45 percent are Protestant (12 percent United Methodist), 37 percent Roman Catholic and 18 percent other.

  • The male-female ratio is approximately 41 percent male to 59 percent female.

  • UE offers more than 80 different majors and areas of study.

  • UE has three colleges and one school within the University. They are the Schroeder School of Business, the College of Education and Health Sciences, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, and the William L. Ridgway College of Arts and Sciences.

  • UE does not have graduate assistants teaching any classes.

  • The average financial aid and scholarship package is $29,727.

  • Students can cash checks up to $30.00 per day in the Office of Student Financial Services from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • A service offered by security is the jump starting of vehicles for students free of charge, 24 hours per day.

  • The City of Evansville has a population of 118,000 and is the third largest city in the state of Indiana behind Indianapolis and Ft. Wayne.

  • Evansville is only three hours from St. Louis, three hours from Indianapolis, two hours from Nashville, two hours from Louisville, and four hours from Cincinnati.

  • Major employers in Evansville include Major employers in Evansville Economic Development Area: Deaconess Hospital, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, St. Vincent Health System, Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation, Berry Global, Koch Enterprises, SKANSKA, Alcoa Warrick Operations, T.J. Maxx Distribution, Vectren, One Main Financial, SABIC, and Toyota Boshoku of Indiana.

  • Undergraduate research, professional practicum, and internships are just a few things UE students can participate in academically.

  • UE offers seven graduate programs - Athletic Training, Health Services Administration, Leadership, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Science, Public Health in Health Policy, and Public Service Administration.

  • 120+ student groups on campus.

Office Phone:
1-833-BeAnAce (1-833-232-6223)

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Office Location:
1800 Lincoln Ave. Evansville Indiana 47722