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 2021 enrollment (including full and part-time, undergraduate, adult, graduate, and UE students at Harlaxton) is 2,078 students.

  • Average class size is 16 students and the student-to-faculty ratio is 9.5.

  • 91 percent of the class of 2020 were either employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation.

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

  • 48 countries and 45 states are represented on campus.

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

  • International students represent 7.51 percent of the undergraduate student population. African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, Native Americans, and multi-racial students represent 15.09 percent of the undergraduate student population.

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

  • Of students indicating a religious preference, approximately 42.91 percent are Protestant (12.9 percent United Methodist), 39.16 percent Roman Catholic and 17.94 percent other.

  • The male-female ratio is approximately 39.64 percent male to 60.36 percent female.

  • UE has three colleges within the University. They are the College of Business and Engineering, the College of Education and Health Sciences, 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 eight graduate programs - athletic training, engineering, health services administration, leadership, nurse anesthesia, physical therapy, physician assistant science, and public health.

  • 120+ student groups on campus.

Office Phone:
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Office Location:
1800 Lincoln Ave. Evansville Indiana 47722