University of Evansville: Narrative Description
UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE P-4
1800 Lincoln Ave.
Evansville, IN 47722-0002
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.evansville.edu/
Independent, comprehensive, coed, affiliated with United Methodist Church. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1854. Setting: 75-acre suburban campus. Endowment: $64.4 million. Research spending 2003-04: $119,330. Educational spending 2003-04: $7866 per student. Total enrollment: 2,687. Faculty: 229 (169 full-time, 60 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 2,543 applied, 88% were admitted. 35% from top 10% of their high school class, 69% from top quarter, 91% from top half. 12 National Merit Scholars, 72 valedictorians. Full-time: 2,293 students, 61% women, 39% men. Part-time: 339 students, 61% women, 39% men. Students come from 42 states and territories, 38 other countries, 35% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 2% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 5% international, 5% 25 or older, 67% live on campus, 3% transferred in. Retention: 80% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; visual/performing arts; liberal arts/general studies. Core. Calendar: semesters. ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, freshman honors college, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Study abroad program.
Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early action, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 1 recommendation, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 3.0 high school GPA, interview. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: Rolling, 12/1 for early action. Notification: continuous until 3/1, 12/15 for early action.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $35. Comprehensive fee: $26,525 includes full-time tuition ($19,995), mandatory fees ($520), and college room and board ($6010). College room only: $2820. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $550 per hour. Part-time mandatory fees: $35 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 134 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 30% of eligible men and 20% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Kappa Chi, Admission Ambassadors, Student Activities Board, Phi Eta Sigma, Mortar Board. Major annual events: Fall Homecoming, Musical Madness, Bike Race Weekend. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 1,774 college housing spaces available; 1,512 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Option: coed housing available. Bower Suhrheinrich Library plus 1 other with 281,729 books, 465,300 microform titles, 1,200 serials, 11,230 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $1.4 million. 312 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
Evansville, population 136,000, is the fourth largest city in Indiana, and the largest in Southern Indiana. Cultural activities include a philharmonic orchestra, art museum, planetarium, zoo, civic and repertory theaters, and the remains of early Indian settlement.
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