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University of Southern Indiana Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on University of Southern Indiana, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is University of Southern Indiana Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

University of Southern Indiana was awarded 302 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is allied health and medical assisting services.

Overall Quality

USI is ranked #1,055 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

USI is also ranked #22 out of 48 schools in Indiana.

See all of the rankings for University of Southern Indiana.

Is It Hard to Get Into USI?

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 94%, USI has a fairly liberal admissions policy. However, don't just assume you'll get in! Put together a good application and make sure you include all requested documents and materials.

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 Composite scores ranged between 19 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Southern Indiana  ( 19 to 25 )

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University of Southern Indiana Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at University of Southern Indiana is about average at 17 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Southern Indiana is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Southern Indiana

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 75% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like University of Southern Indiana enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  75 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 26% for first-time, full-time students at USI, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  26 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at University of Southern Indiana.

University of Southern Indiana Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 8,431 undergraduates at USI with 5,767 being full-time and 2,664 being part-time.

How Much Does University of Southern Indiana Cost?

The overall average net price of USI is $13,437. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for USI

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,244 $9,842 $14,686 $17,743 $17,876

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of USI, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. 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.

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How Much Money Do USI Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from USI make around $37,000 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 7% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at University of Southern Indiana make the most money.

Location of University of Southern Indiana

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

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Contact details for USI are given below.

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

University of Southern Indiana Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 59 majors graduated from University of Southern Indiana. Of these students, 1,681 received undergraduate degrees and 670 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 202 $56,745
General Psychology 110 $28,924
Health & Medical Administrative Services 100 $35,274
Teacher Education Grade Specific 99 $34,997
Business Administration & Management 95 $38,289
Health & Physical Education 88 $29,250
Accounting 65 $46,087
Allied Health Professions 64 $52,107
Finance & Financial Management 60 $46,924
Social Work 59 $32,620

Learn more about the majors offered at University of Southern Indiana along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at USI

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 7,334 students took at least one online class at University of Southern Indiana. This is an increase from the 5,785 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 7,334 2,505
2018-2019 5,785 1,931
2017-2018 5,535 1,803
2016-2017 4,897 1,544
2015-2016 4,718 1,334

Learn more about online learning at University of Southern Indiana.

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Notes and 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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