University of Southern Indiana Overview
University of Southern Indiana is a public institution situated in Evansville, Indiana. Evansville is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.
What Is University of Southern Indiana Known For?
- Students at USI have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 5%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- The highest award offered at USI is the doctor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
University of Southern Indiana Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at USI.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards USI has earned from around the web.
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Where Is University of Southern Indiana?
Contact details for USI are given below.
|Address:||8600 University Blvd, Evansville, IN 47712|
How Do I Get Into USI?
You can apply to USI online at: www.usi.edu/admissions
Admission Requirements for USI
|High School GPA||recommended|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into USI?
Approximately 31% of accepted students are men and 69% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 92%, and the acceptance rate for women is 95%.
Average Test Scores
About 86% of students accepted to USI submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 590. Math scores were between 490 and 580.
Can I Afford University of Southern Indiana?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At USI, approximately 53% of students took out student loans averaging $6,230 a year. That adds up to $24,920 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at USI is 5.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
University of Southern Indiana Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,772 graduate students at the school.
Of the 5,767 full-time undergraduates at USI, 37% are male and 63% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Southern Indiana students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||235|
|Hispanic or Latino||245|
Indiana students aren't the only ones who study at University of Southern Indiana. At this time, 18 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 48 countries are represented at USI. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Mexico, and China.
Online Learning at University of Southern Indiana
The following chart shows how the online learning population at USI has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 12th most popular in Indiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of USI
The following table shows how USI is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Allied Health Professions||#22||#22|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#22||#75|
|Health & Physical Education||#67||#100|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies||#73||#106|
Online Growth Rankings of USI
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Southern Indiana was 17.3%. This is the #1,136 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at USI regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of USI majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||28%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||22%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||14%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||14%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at USI ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at USI.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Health & Physical Education||#155|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies||#164|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#329|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#486|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Southern Indiana Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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