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Study at University of Evansville

University of Evansville, also referred to as UE, is located in Evansville, Indiana, United States. It was founded in the year 1854 and known as Moores Hill College. UE also offers classes at the Harlaxton College, which is its satellite campus located in Grantham, England. The academic divisions of the University of Evansville are:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Education and Health Sciences
  • College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • The Schroeder Family School of Business Administration
The male students of the University of Evansville's participate in various sports including basketball, baseball, golf, soccer, cross country, and swimming. The female students compete in cross country, basketball, soccer, golf, swimming, softball, volleyball, and tennis. The sports teams of UE are nicknamed the Purple Aces.

Profile of University of Evansville

University of Evansville is in a medium-sized city, in Evansville, IN. The school has a United Methodist religious affiliation. University of Evansville is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

There are more programs of study at University of Evansville than you'll find at most colleges of similar size. There is a relatively broad range of courses and programs available at the school. The most common major fields study at University of Evansville include engineering, drama and performing arts, therapy and Counselling, and nutrition and exercise therapy.

University of Evansville Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 500 to 620 for students at University of Evansville. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 510 and 640.


One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here the school does well in comparison to most schools. Some professors at University of Evansville are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Enrolment

The school, in 2007, had 2, 852 students (2, 653 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

Most students at University of Evansville attend full-time. The school is not thought of as a commuter school, and many students live on campus or nearby. Dorm living is common. Athletic teams at the school belong to the Missouri Valley Conference for major sports.

University of Evansville Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts101liberal arts and sciences, creative writing, sociology, history, political science, international relations, Spanish language, English composition, . . .
Therapy and Counselling95physical therapy, psychology, physical therapist assistant, music therapy
Education and Teaching65elementary school teaching, English teaching, education, music teaching, special ed, math teaching, art education, biology teaching, . . .
Engineering56mechanical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, archeology, engineering management
Business and Management52business management, accounting, marketing, finance, international business, managerial economics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy50exercise science, athletic trainer, health and physical Education
Drama and Performing Arts40drama, theatre arts management
Science28biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics
Nursing and Emergency Medicine25registered nursing
Family and Social Work24social service professions
Medical administration19health care administration
Media15mass communication, communication studies
Computer Science and Engineering12computer and info science, computer engineering, computer support
Art Studies10art studies
Design6design and visual communication, graphic design
Music6music performance, music management, music
Conservation and Resource Management3environmental science, environmental studies
Religion and Philosophy3bible studies, philosophy, theology, religion
Fine Arts2art history and criticism
Law1legal professions

Contact: University of Evansville

University of Evansville

1800 Lincoln Avenue

Evansville, IN 47722

General Phone: (812) 488-2000


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