UE students can choose from over 80 majors and more than 100 areas of study.

How to Apply

First-Time Freshmen

Admission Requirements

  • Official High School Transcript or GED verification. For homeschooled students, a home-prepared transcript is acceptable. Candidates for admission to UE are expected to have studied a rigorous college preparatory curriculum, which includes high school subjects, at the minimum:
    • English – four years
    • Math – three years (four years highly recommended)
    • Lab Sciences – three years (Chemistry required for engineering and nursing)
    • Social Sciences – three years
    • Foreign Language – two years recommended, but not required for admission consideration.
    • The University of Evansville offers college-level credit to students enrolled in Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), or University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) program. Determine the number of credits you may be eligible to transfer to UE.)
  • SAT-I, SAT-R, or ACT scores. UE’s SAT code is 1208, and ACT code is 1188. Students applying for admission to the University of Evansville will be required to submit results from either the ACT Assessment with the ACT Writing Test, the SAT-I (critical reading, math, and writing), or the new SAT-R.
  • Application essay. All applicants are recommended to submit an essay of 250-500 words. Review the application essay requirements and essay topics. Students interested in direct entry physical therapy, direct entry physician assistant, or physical therapist assistant are required to submit a program specific essay.

Application Deadlines

  • December 1 – Early Action application deadline. If you apply on or before December 1, your admission and scholarship decision will be mailed no later than December 15. Admission and scholarships will be offered on a space-available basis after December 1.
  • November 1 – Students interested in the Physical Therapy or Physician Assistant Direct Entry programs must submit a completed Application for Admission and Scholarship to UE by November 1, 2016. The most competitive applicants will have either an ACT score of at least 27, an SAT-I score of at least 1800, or an SAT-R score of at least 1290. Students admitted to Physican Assistant Direct Entry almost always have a high school GPA of 3.8.
  • New academic information (test scores, grades) may be submitted to the University of Evansville prior to February 15, 2017.

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