University of Evansville Fast Facts

Jeff Tilly

Institution type

  • Fully-accredited, private, liberal arts and sciences-based university affiliated with the United Methodist Church


  • 1854


  • Overall enrollment is 2,526, 2,290 full-time undergraduate students
  • Average class size is 18 students
  • Student to faculty ratio 13:1
  • Male to female ratio is 42 to 58
  • Campus covers 75 acres and includes 31 major buildings


  • 87 percent of our faculty hold their doctorate or terminal degree
  • UE offers over 100 areas of study

Study abroad

  • UE's British Campus, Harlaxton College, is located in Grantham, England
  • 47 percent of the class of 2013 studied abroad at Harlaxton College and other places around the world


  • The city of Evansville has a population of 122,000 and is the third largest city in the state of Indiana
  • Evansville is three hours from St. Louis, three hours from Indianapolis, two hours from Nashville, two hours from Louisville, and four hours from Cincinnati

Living on campus

  • Ninety percent of students live on or within walking distance of campus
  • 29 percent of the students are Greek affiliated
  • There are approximately 150 student groups on campus
  • In 2011-2012, UE students provided over 17,000 hours of service to the community