Why UE


We know the University of Evansville stands out from the crowd in higher education – but we’re not the only ones. See who else ranks UE among the nation’s top colleges:

  • Washington Monthly ranked UE among the nation's top 30 master's-granting universities. Colleges were scored in three categories: social mobility, research, and service.

  • Forbes Magazine named UE among the best colleges in America as ranked by students around the country.

  • U.S. News & World Report named UE:

    • #3 Great School, Great Price (among Midwest Regional Universities)
    • #9 Best Regional Universities - Midwest category: schools are selected by such factors as academic reputation, graduation rate, class size, and selectivity.
    • A-Plus School for B Students (recognizes our commitment to evaluating prospective students on a holistic basis)
  • Princeton Review named UE among its Best in the Midwest. UE was chosen as an academically excellent institution of higher learning in the Midwest region. The selection was also based on an anonymous student survey.

  • Colleges of Distinction: UE was chosen as one the best institutions to learn, to grow and to succeed as a student. Schools are selected based upon four factors: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes.

  • Schools That Rock: The Rolling Stone College Guide: UE was ranked as one of the top ten music business departments. "Evansville merges fundamentals of music with fundamentals of business. In addition to basic courses, you'll get to take stuff like Techniques of Music Merchandising, Legal Environment of Business, and The Creative Dimension."

  • Barron's Best Buys in College Education chose UE as one of its "best buys" based on tuition rates as compared with not only the national average for schools of the same type but also with the rates for similar schools in that region or schools of comparative selectivity or academic emphasis.

So, what makes UE a top ranked school? Our professors are committed to their teaching and your learning. Our Center for Career Development is committed to offering the tools you need to be career-ready at graduation. And our vibrant campus environment offers something for everyone. Want to know more? Request more information, schedule a visit, or even apply to UE today!