Admission Guidelines

Freshman Student Admission Guidelines

High School Courses

Candidates for admission the University of Evansville are expected to have studied a rigorous college preparatory curriculum, which includes these high school subjects, at the minimum:

  • English – four years
  • Math – three years
  • Lab Sciences – three years
  • Social Sciences – three years

NOTE: Chemistry required for engineering and nursing.

These courses are recommended, but not required for admission consideration:

  • English – four years
  • Foreign Language - two years
  • Mathematics – four years
  • Sciences – four years
  • Social Sciences – four years

SAT I/ACT

Students applying for admission to the University of Evansville's Fall 2015 freshman class will be required to submit results from either the ACT (with the Writing Test) or the SAT-I (critical reading, math, and writing).

Application Essay Policy

All applicants are required to submit an essay of 250–500 words. Review the application essay requirements and essay topics.

Admission Deadlines

The University of Evansville's early action deadline is December 1. If you apply on or before December 1, your admission and scholarship decision will be mailed no later than December 15. Admission and scholarships will be offered on a space available basis after December 1.

The regular notification deadline is February 2, and decisions on admission and scholarship will be mailed no later than February 16. Once you have been admitted, you must reserve your space in the freshman class by submitting a $300 admission deposit* by May 1.

New academic information (test scores, grades) may be submitted to the University of Evansville prior to February 16, 2015.

* Students interested in the physical therapy direct entry program must have an SAT-I score of at least 1200 on the math and critical reading sections (must have a score of at least 500 on each section) or an ACT score of at least 27, and submit a completed Application for Admission and Scholarship to UE by November 1, 2014. For additional information, please view our information on the physical therapy direct entry program.

Applying for Admission

  1. Instructions for completing the online Application for Admission and Scholarships:

    1. Complete the online application.
    2. Submit your essay, official high school transcript, and SAT or ACT.
  2. Instructions for completing the paper application:

    1. You can complete a paper application by printing the application pdf.
    2. Complete all parts of the application.
    3. Submit your essay, official high school transcript, and SAT or ACT scores to the University of Evansville.

Questions regarding admission requirements may be submitted via e-mail to admission@evansville.edu.

*By submitting the $300 deposit, you are indicating UE is your final college choice. If your enrollment intentions change after submitting the deposit, you must write or e-mail UE's Office of Admission informing the staff of your intent to cancel your enrollment.