Veterans Affairs

The University, in cooperation with the US Department of Veterans Affairs, participates in a variety of educational benefit programs for veterans, active service members, and their families.

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Welcome, Veterans!

Welcome, Veterans!

Learn why UE is a great place for veterans and hear directly from student veterans on their experience at UE.

Why Choose UE?

Why do student veterans choose the University of Evansville?

UE ranks among the very best as veteran friendly, offers over 80 areas of study, plus UE offers FREE tuition to qualifying veterans and their dependents.

Vets Lounge Computer Counter

Major General Verna Fairchild Lounge for Veterans

The Major General Fairchild Lounge for Veterans is equip with comforts like coffee maker, refrigerator, TV, and microwave, plus, lockers to store books, a charging station, computers, and color printer.

Honoring Women Veterans Conference

Register for the Honoring Women Veterans Conference

Registration is now open for the 2016 Honoring Women Veterans Conference. Learn More...

Best For Vets

“Best For Vets” 2015

Out of 100 schools ranked, UE was 20th among the private schools and the only one recognized from the state of Indiana. Learn More...

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The University of Evansville is Student Veteran Focused

Consistently ranked among the nation's most military-friendly colleges, the University of Evansville offers veterans the opportunity for a strong, challenging education in a supportive campus environment.

Community Support

Community Support

Evansville is located in southwestern Indiana, a metropolitan area serving 300,000 people and is home to many viable businesses and industries. Veterans are well served by the Evansville Vet Center and the Evansville VA Health Care Center, as well as numerous other local veteran support organization.

Not Yet Begun To Fight

Not Yet Begun To Fight

UE VETS president Mark Speckhard, veteran Erik Goodge, UE VETS vice president Brandyn Mohr, and producer Steve Platcow at the movie discussion sponsored by UE VETS and Show Place Cinemas East. Donations from the event were shared between Warriors and Quiet Waters and UE VETS.

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UE captures top honors at SVO Hall of Fame Competition

"University of Evansville is an example of what an SVO should be," said Michael Dakduk, a competition judge.

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Why do student veterans choose the University of Evansville?

  • 2015 Best College for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report
  • FREE TUITION available through UE's Yellow Ribbon Award
  • Consistently ranked by US News and World Report as a top Midwestern university and voted "Military Friendly" by GI Jobs Magazine
  • More than 80 areas of study including engineering, business, nursing, and criminal justice
  • Accelerated, cohort-designed bachelor's and master's degrees available
  • Office of Veterans Affairs and student veteran organization provide support and student life engagement
  • Average class size of less than 20 students and a total enrollment of approximately 2,500 undergraduates

Take the Next Step Today

Learn if UE is the right fit for you. Correspond with a current UE student veteran and University representative, or allow us to customize your campus visit. Be sure to ask about UE’s fly-in policy, which may reimburse you for your airfare up to $300.

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