University of Southern Indiana: Narrative Description
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA P-4
8600 University Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47712-3590
Web Site: http://www.usi.edu/
State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of Indiana Commission for Higher Education. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1965. Setting: 330-acre suburban campus. Research spending 2003-04: $212,746. Educational spending 2003-04: $3372 per student. Total enrollment: 10,050. Faculty: 576 (295 full-time, 281 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 19:1. 4,553 applied, 92% were admitted. 9% from top 10% of their high school class, 26% from top quarter, 59% from top half. 26 valedictorians. Full-time: 7,426 students, 59% women, 41% men. Part-time: 1,791 students, 63% women, 37% men. Students come from 34 states and territories, 34 other countries, 9% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 5% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 17% 25 or older, 31% live on campus, 7% transferred in. Retention: 62% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army.
Options: Common Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: essay, minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Required for some: interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 8/15. Notification: continuous until 8/27.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $25. State resident tuition: $4017 full-time, $131.91 per semester hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $9582 full-time, $319.41 per semester hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $60 full-time, $22.75 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $5480. College room only: $3000. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 82 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 4% of eligible men and 4% of eligible women are members. Most popular organization: student government. Major annual events: Student Involvement Fair, Midnight Breakfast, September Smash. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 3,200 college housing spaces available; 2,760 were occupied in 2003-04. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Option: coed housing available. David L. Rice Library plus 1 other with 247,329 books, 577,668 microform titles, 14,276 serials, 7,661 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $1.9 million. 778 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
See University of Evansville.
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