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Vincennes University Overview

Vincennes University is a public institution located in Vincennes, Indiana. Vincennes is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

What Is Vincennes University Known For?

3,013 Undergraduate Awards
  • The bachelor's degree is the highest award offered at Vincennes University.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 23% of the faculty were full-time.

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Vincennes University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Vincennes University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#8 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#40 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#81 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#146 Best Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#152 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#189 Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Vincennes University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Natural Resources Conservation Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Natural Resources & Conservation Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Precision Production Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Precision Metal Working Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Most Popular Construction Trades Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Most Popular Public Administration & Social Service Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Most Popular Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Vincennes University?

Location of Vincennes University

Contact details for Vincennes University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1002 N First St, Vincennes, IN 47591
Phone: 812-888-8888
Website: https://www.vinu.edu

How Do I Get Into Vincennes University?

You can apply to Vincennes University online at: https://my.vinu.edu/web/admissions/apply

Vincennes University has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Vincennes University?

58% Take Out Loans
21.1% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Vincennes University, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $7,614 a year. That adds up to $30,456 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Vincennes University is 21.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Vincennes University Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,640 Full-Time Undergraduates
48% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 17,239 undergraduate students at Vincennes University, with 4,640 being full-time and 12,599 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Vincennes University

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,640 full-time undergraduates at Vincennes University, 52% are male and 48% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Vincennes University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Vincennes University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Vincennes University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 62
Black or African American 443
Hispanic or Latino 706
White 3,101
International Students 35
Other Races/Ethnicities 293

Geographic Diversity

Indiana students aren't the only ones who study at Vincennes University. At this time, 24 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 31 countries are represented at Vincennes University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, China, and Hong Kong.

Online Learning at Vincennes University

939 Took All Classes Online
2,374 Took At Least One Class Online
-1.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,374 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Vincennes University has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 6th most popular in Indiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Vincennes University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Vincennes University was -1.4%. This is the #2,301 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Vincennes University regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Vincennes University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Communication & Journalism 30%
Computer & Information Sciences 7%
Computer Information Systems 28%
Cosmetology 11%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 11%
Engineering Technologies 7%
Fire Protection 9%
Funeral & Mortuary Science 8%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 11%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 3%
Liberal Arts General Studies 3%
Personal & Culinary Services 11%
Public Administration & Social Service 15%
Social Work 15%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Vincennes University 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 Vincennes University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Behavioral Science #5
Construction #5
Funeral & Mortuary Science #9
Construction Trades #14
Personal & Culinary Services #18
General Family & Consumer Sciences #18
Industrial Production Technology #30
Human Services #51
Fire Protection #52
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services #54
Mental & Social Health Services #66
Social Work #76
Finance & Financial Management #77
Computer Programming #81
Allied Health Professions #100
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #118
Business Support & Assistant Services #151
Engineering Technologies #173
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #181
General Business/Commerce #184
Computer Information Systems #195
Public Administration & Social Service #218
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #225
Accounting #301
Health & Medical Administrative Services #353
Criminal Justice & Corrections #421
Computer & Information Sciences #432
Nursing #476
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #477

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%.

Vincennes University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 11 641 929 0 1,581
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 48 89 0 137
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 73 56 0 129
Nursing 0 76 0 50 126
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 44 2 76 122
Precision Metal Working 0 51 42 0 93
Industrial Production Technology 1 31 0 38 70
Natural Resources Conservation 0 53 0 0 53
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 45 0 45
Social Work 0 40 0 0 40
Business Administration & Management 1 31 0 0 32
General Business/Commerce 0 31 0 0 31
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 20 10 0 30
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 28 1 0 29
Agricultural Economics & Business 1 26 0 0 27
Funeral & Mortuary Science 0 24 0 0 24
Computer Systems Networking 0 11 12 0 23
Special Education 0 0 0 23 23
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 22 0 0 22
Behavioral Science 0 22 0 0 22
Fire Protection 1 21 0 0 22
Audiovisual Communications 1 19 0 0 20
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 20 0 0 20
Culinary Arts 0 20 0 0 20
Computer Information Systems 0 18 0 0 18
American Sign Language 0 18 0 0 18
Allied Health Professions 1 17 0 0 18
Business Support & Assistant Services 1 12 0 0 13
Building Management & Inspection 0 13 0 0 13
Engineering Science 0 13 0 0 13
Design & Applied Arts 0 12 0 0 12
Accounting 1 7 3 0 11
Computer Programming 0 11 0 0 11
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 1 10 0 0 11
Health & Physical Education 0 10 0 0 10
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 0 9 0 0 9
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 9 0 0 9
Health & Medical Administrative Services 1 8 0 0 9
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 9 0 0 9
Cosmetology 0 9 0 0 9
Air Transportation 0 9 0 0 9
Public Relations & Advertising 0 6 0 0 6
Information Technology 0 6 0 0 6
Human Development & Family Studies 0 6 0 0 6
Horticulture 0 5 0 0 5
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 5 0 0 5
Hospitality Management 0 4 0 0 4
Journalism 0 4 0 0 4
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 4 0 0 4
History 0 4 0 0 4
General English Literature 0 3 0 0 3
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 2 0 0 2
Construction 0 0 2 0 2
General Family & Consumer Sciences 0 2 0 0 2
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 2 0 0 2
Legal Support Services 0 2 0 0 2
Chemistry 0 2 0 0 2
Fine & Studio Arts 0 2 0 0 2
Music 0 2 0 0 2
Plant Sciences 0 0 1 0 1
General Sales & Marketing 1 0 0 0 1
Carpentry 0 1 0 0 1
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 1 0 0 1
Philosophy 0 1 0 0 1
Religious Studies 1 0 0 0 1
Drama & Theater Arts 0 1 0 0 1
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 0 0
Other Communication Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0 0
Data Processing 0 0 0 0 0
Mining & Petroleum Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 0 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Human Services 0 0 0 0 0
Ground Transportation 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 23 1,611 1,192 187 3,013

References

*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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