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University of Southern Indiana is a public institution that was founded in 1965. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,498, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 330 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Southern Indiana's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,598 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $15,453 (2013-14).
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The University of Southern Indiana is a broad-based institution offering programs of instruction, research, and service. A liberal arts and sciences curriculum serves as the foundation of knowledge for all programs and complements undergraduate programs leading to careers in business, engineering, government, health professions, education, and related fields. Selected master's degrees already in existence, and in development, serve persons in professional and technical studies. As a public institution, the University of Southern Indiana counsels and assists business and industry and social, educational, governmental, and health agencies to higher levels of efficiency and improved services.
|School type||public, coed college|
Interested in applying to University of Southern Indiana? Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at University of Southern Indiana is $40. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 71.8 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||71.8%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at University of Southern Indiana is 17:1, and the school has 40.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Southern Indiana include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; and Social Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 67.3 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||16%|
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University of Southern Indiana has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,498, with a gender distribution of 40.3 percent male students and 59.7 percent female students. At this school, 27 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 73 percent of students live off campus. University of Southern Indiana is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
University of Southern Indiana offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. University of Southern Indiana also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at University of Southern Indiana, 95 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at University of Southern Indiana.
|Students who have cars on campus||95%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At University of Southern Indiana, 61.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,073.
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|In-state tuition and fees||$6,598 (2013-14)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$15,453 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$7,602 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data