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Located in Evansville, Indiana, University of Southern Indiana is a public institution. Evansville is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

$26,476 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
94% Acceptance Rate

Where Is University of Southern Indiana?


Contact details for USI are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 8600 University Blvd, Evansville, IN 47712
Phone: 812-464-8600

How Do I Get Into USI?

You can apply to USI online at:

Admission Requirements for USI

Submission Required?
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
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into USI?

94% Acceptance Rate
69% Of Accepted Are Women
86% Submit SAT Scores
Since USI has an acceptance rate of 94%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

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.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Southern Indiana  ( 490 to 590 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Southern Indiana  ( 490 to 580 )
USI received ACT scores from 38% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 25. Math scores were between 18 and 26. Composite scores were between 19 and 25.

ACT English Scores for University of Southern Indiana  ( 19 to 25 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Southern Indiana  ( 18 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Southern Indiana  ( 19 to 25 )

Can I Afford University of Southern Indiana?

$26,476 Net Price
53% Take Out Loans
5.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of USI is $26,476. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

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 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

5,767 Full-Time Undergraduates
63% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,431 undergraduate students at USI, with 5,767 being full-time and 2,664 being part-time.


There are also 1,772 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,767 full-time undergraduates at USI, 37% are male and 63% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 89
Black or African American 235
Hispanic or Latino 245
White 4,924
International Students 82
Other Races/Ethnicities 192

Geographic Diversity

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

2,505 Took All Classes Online
7,334 Took At Least One Class Online
17.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 6 master’s degree programs available online at USI. In 2019-2020, 7,334 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 4th 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

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at University of Southern Indiana was $7,178 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $16,959. 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
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing #20 #21
Registered Nursing #61 #70

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 #781 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at USI regardless of major.

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
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing #34
Nursing #495

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 Nursing Concentrations

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

Adult Health Nurse/Nursing 0
Clinical Nurse Specialist 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing 0
Nursing Administration 0
Nursing Practice 0
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing 0
Registered Nursing 0
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 0


*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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