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Colleges / University of Evansville

University of Evansville

Evansville, IN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate70%

Aces Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Evansville. Around 70% of applicants get into University of Evansville each year. Out of 3,825 applications received in 2023, 2,676 students were offered admission.

If you are applying to University of Evansville, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

University of Evansville Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of University of Evansville's admissions stats.

University of Evansville 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.7
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 37%
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 64%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 65%
Waitlist No

University of Evansville Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for University of Evansville.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action Yes December 1

Want to Apply Early to University of Evansville?

University of Evansville does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is December 1.

Some students apply early to college to boost their chances of acceptance. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of admission, since it shows your interest in a school.

➡️ See a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on University of Evansville Admissions

How To Get Into University of Evansville

Getting into Aces is moderately difficult. Aces evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Aces accepted 70% of all applicants, approximately 2,676 from the 3,825 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Aces, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to mechanical engineering, physical therapy programs, physician assistant science is program very difficult.

Transferring to University of Evansville

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to University of Evansville

University of Evansville has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into University of Evansville?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at University of Evansville

Wondering what factors are considered by University of Evansville during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Talent/Ability Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Considered
State Residency Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with University of Evansville for more information on admission factors.

University of Evansville 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to University of Evansville, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with University of Evansville's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Other Requirements SAT and/or ACT scores
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into University of Evansville?

Students admitted to University of Evansville have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.

Out of all students that were admitted, 65% submitted a class rank. At University of Evansville 37% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 67% were in the top 25% and 92% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At University of Evansville, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA
3.75 and 3.99
3.50 and 3.74
3.25 and 3.49
3.00 and 3.24
2.50 and 2.9
2.00 and 2.49

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to University of Evansville directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

University of Evansville is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 64% of University of Evansville's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 65% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Evansville students scored 660 or higher and 75% of students scored 550 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Evansville students scored 660 or higher, and 75% scored a 550 or higher.

To be most competitive at University of Evansville, you should strive to earn between 22 and 29 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Evansville's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.

A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Evansville students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.

More Information on Transferring to University of Evansville

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of Evansville.

Transfer students can enroll in University of Evansville during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

University of Evansville Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to University of Evansville?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Evansville.

Does University of Evansville accept transfer credits?

✅ University of Evansville accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Evansville accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does University of Evansville accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ University of Evansville accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to University of Evansville?

❌ No, University of Evansville is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is University of Evansville's acceptance rate?

✅ University of Evansville has an acceptance rate of 70%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of Evansville?

❌ University of Evansville does not offer early decision.

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Aces Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Aces? Aces is a somewhat selective institution. The Aces acceptance rate is 70%. This means that the institution accepts 69 out of every 100 applicants.


Aces Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Aces SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

530 - 660


Reading SAT Range

550 - 660

Aces GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Aces, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.71. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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