Resources › For Students and Parents University of Southern Indiana Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print University of Southern Indiana. JFeister / Flickr For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated August 07, 2017 University of Southern Indiana Description: The University of Southern Indiana first opened its doors in 1965 as a regional campus of Indiana State University. Today the 330-acre campus in Evansville is an independent state university. The university is made up of five colleges: business, education and human services, liberal arts, nursing and health professions, and science and engineering. Some of the most popular choices are business, advertising, and education degrees, and professional programs related to business and health are particularly popular among undergraduates. Students can join a number of on-campus groups and activities, including: academic clubs (Art Club, German Club, Philosophy Club); religious groups (Campus Outreach, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Young Life); and recreational clubs (Archery, Jane Austen Society, Table Top Club). On the athletic front, the USI Screaming Eagles compete in the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference. Popular sports include Track and Field, Cross Country, Baseball, and Soccer. Admissions Data (2016): University of Southern Indiana Acceptance Rate: 92%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 450 / 540SAT Math: 440 / 540SAT Writing: 420 / 525What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 19 / 25ACT English: 18 / 25ACT Math: 18 / 25ACT Writing: - / -What these ACT numbers mean Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 10,668 (9,585 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 38% Male / 62% Female71% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $7,605 (in-state); $17,847 (out-of-state)Books: $1,140 (why so much?)Room and Board: $8,896Other Expenses: $2,302Total Cost: $19,943 (in-state); $30,185 (out-of-state) University of Southern Indiana Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 89%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 70%Loans: 58%Average Amount of AidGrants: $6,590Loans: $7,213 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Advertising, Art, Business Administration, Elementary Education, Health Services, Marketing, Nursing, Psychology Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 70%Transfer-out Rate: 38%4-Year Graduation Rate: 19%6-Year Graduation Rate: 38% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Baseball, Golf, Soccer, Basketball, Tennis, Track and Field, Cross CountryWomen's Sports: Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Golf, Cross Country, Track and Field Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like the University of Southern Indiana, You May Also Like These Schools: Indiana State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBall State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphPurdue University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphIndiana University - Bloomington: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphButler University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphFranklin College: Profile Bellarmine University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Kentucky: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Louisville: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphValparaiso University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphAnderson University: Profile University of Southern Indiana Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.usi.edu/about/mission-vision "USI is an engaged learning community advancing education and knowledge, enhancing civic and cultural awareness, and fostering partnerships through comprehensive outreach programs. We prepare individuals to live wisely in a diverse and global community."