University of Evansville

University of Evansville


The University of Evansville was founded in 1854. It was first known as Moores Hill Male and Female Collegiate Institute. In 1919, the University was moved to Evansville and became Evansville College. It became the University of Evansville in 1967.

  • UE is a fully-accredited, private, liberal arts and sciences based university affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

  • Full-time traditional undergraduate and Doctor of Physical Therapy enrollment is 2,097 students.

  • Total enrollment (including full and part-time, undergraduate, adult, graduate, and UE students at Harlaxton) is 2,495 students.

  • Average class size is 18 students.

  • Campus covers 75 acres and includes 31 major buildings. Olmsted Administration Hall is the oldest building on campus.

  • Student to faculty ratio is 12:1.

  • Of students indicating a religious preference, approximately 57 percent are Protestant (15 percent United Methodist), 33 percent Roman Catholic and 5 percent other.

  • The male-female ratio is approximately 47 percent male to 53 percent female.

  • UE offers more than 80 different majors and areas of study.

  • UE has three colleges and one school within the University. They are the Schroeder School of Business, the College of Education and Health Sciences, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, and the William L. Ridgway College of Arts and Sciences.

  • UE does not have graduate assistants teaching any classes.

  • Evansville is only 3 hours from St. Louis, 3 hours from Indianapolis, 2 hours from Nashville, 2 hours from Louisville, and 4 hours from Cincinnati.

  • Undergraduate research, professional practicum, and internships are just a few things UE students can participate in academically.

  • UE offers five graduate programs - Athletic Training, Health Services Administration, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Science, and Public Service Administration.

  • 150 student groups on campus.

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