University of Evansville

Why UE

93 percent of the class of 2014 were employed or in graduate school within months of graduation


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:

  • #51 in Washington Monthly’s rankings of master’s-granting universities (out of 671 nationwide) and a Best Bang for the Buck in the Master’s category, placing #101 out of 176 schools.

  • #307 on Forbes list of America’s Top Colleges as ranked by students around the country.

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

    • #4 Great School, Great Price (among Midwest Regional Universities)
    • #9 in the "Best Regional Universities: Midwest" category of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings: schools are selected by such factors as academic reputation, graduation rate, class size, and selectivity.
    • One of 30 schools in the nation selected for best possible education for study abroad
    • A-Plus School for B Students (recognizes our commitment to evaluating prospective students on a holistic basis)
  • Named one of 159 “Best in the Midwest” universities by The Princeton Review.

  • Named one of the nation's top 100 best value private colleges by Kiplinger's Personal Finance.

  • #7 among master’s institutions for study abroad participation, as ranked by the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report (63.7 percent of UE undergraduates study abroad).

  • Named one of the nation’s most “Military Friendly Schools” by Victory Media/G.I. Jobs.

  • Named to the President's 2013 Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, recognizing exemplary commitment to service and volunteering.

  • Named one of the nation's top 120 colleges for veterans by Military Times.

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!