University of Southern Indiana

Public, Four-years School Located in Evansville, IN

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How much is the USI tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, USI's tuition & fees is $10,136 for Indiana residents and $22,573 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $23,694 for Indiana residents and $36,131 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

USI Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Indiana Residents Tuition & Fees$10,136
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$22,573
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
On-campus Room & Board$10,058
On-campus Expenses$2,300
Off-campus Room & Board$11,194
Off-campus Expenses$2,800
2023-2024 Estimates
Indiana Residents Tuition & Fees$10,804
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$23,361

How Much Does it Cost to Go to USI for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $99,279 at USI. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $151,709. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $117,703.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$23,438$36,089$28,060
Sophomore (2024-25)$24,336$37,286$28,951
Junior (2025-26)$25,268$38,526$29,870
Senior (2026-27)$26,237$39,808$30,821
4 Years Total$99,279$151,709$117,703
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$24,336$37,286$28,951
Sophomore (2025-26)$25,268$38,526$29,870
Junior (2026-27)$26,237$39,808$30,821
Senior (2027-28)$27,242$41,135$31,804
4 Years Total$103,083$156,755$121,446
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$25,268$38,526$29,870
Sophomore (2026-27)$26,237$39,808$30,821
Junior (2027-28)$27,242$41,135$31,804
Senior (2028-29)$28,286$42,508$32,819
4 Years Total$107,033$161,976$125,314
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$26,237$39,808$30,821
Sophomore (2027-28)$27,242$41,135$31,804
Junior (2028-29)$28,286$42,508$32,819
Senior (2029-30)$29,370$43,929$33,868
4 Years Total$111,134$167,379$129,312
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$27,242$41,135$31,804
Sophomore (2028-29)$28,286$42,508$32,819
Junior (2029-30)$29,370$43,929$33,868
Senior (2030-31)$30,495$45,399$34,953
4 Years Total$115,392$172,970$133,444

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, USI' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Indiana, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $15,112.
University of Southern Indiana$10,136$22,573
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Indiana Four-years Colleges$20,112
Public Schools$6,847$15,112
Private Schools$22,120

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between USI and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
University of Southern IndianaEvansville, IN$10,136$22,573
Fort Hays State UniversityHays, KS$5,633$16,811
Eastern Oregon UniversityLa Grande, OR$10,671$24,621
University of the Virgin IslandsCharlotte Amalie, VI$5,612$15,521
James Madison UniversityHarrisonburg, VA$13,576$30,790
University of Arkansas GranthamLIttle Rock, AR$8,280$8,280
Nicholls State UniversityThibodaux, LA$8,173$9,266
Lock Haven UniversityLock Haven, PA$10,878$20,702
Washburn UniversityTopeka, KS$9,578$20,582
Keene State CollegeKeene, NH$14,710$26,186
Southeast Missouri State UniversityCape Girardeau, MO$9,015$9,496

Financial Aid and COA

At University of Southern Indiana, 5,193 students (66%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $7,732.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at USI is $28,399 for students living on-campus and $30,035 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,283 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $7,927 and the average amount of student loans is $5,875.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Indiana ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$23,694$36,131
COA (off-campus)$25,330$37,767
Tuition & Fees$10,136$22,573
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$13,558$13,558
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$15,194$15,194
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$15,962$28,399
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$17,598$30,035
Average Financial Aid$7,732$7,732
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship5,19366%$7,732
Pell Grants1,80923%$4,649
Federal Student Loan2,35830%$5,823
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,28398%-
Grants or Scholarships1,27898%$7,927
Federal Grants95073%$3,846
Pell Grants42132%$4,783
Other Federal Grants86166%$1,905
State/Local Grants41232%$5,457
Institutional Grants1,19291%$3,548
Student Loan Aid54942%$5,875
Federal Student Loans53041%$4,851
Other Student Loans705%$9,352
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level730716$7,300
110,001 or more148141$2,804

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

USI's acceptance rate is 96.41%. A total of 3,867 applicants applied to and 3,728 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 1,327 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 35.60%.
To apply to USI, 4 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Formal demonstration of competencies and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank and Completion of college-preparatory program. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate96.41%94.83%97.18%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)35.60%37.85%34.51%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to USI. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,125 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 24.
Its SAT score is similar to the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
SAT Total1,1251,0201,230
National Average1,168
Indiana Average1,154
SAT EBRW565510620
SAT Math560510610
ACT Composite242027
National Average24
Indiana Average25
ACT Math231926
ACT English231926

Student Population

University of Southern Indiana has a total of 9,178 students including 7,355 undergraduate and 1,823 graduate students. By gender, there are 3,520 male students and 6,236 female students attending USI. The school offers online degree programs and 2,240 students enrolled online exclusively (24.41% of all students).
Total9,756 3,5206,236
Undergraduate7,908 2,8425,066
Graduate1,848 6781,170

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address8600 University Blvd, Evansville, IN
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered118 Programs
Online Program Offered34 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered29 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate94.44%
Student Population9,178
Graduation Rate51%
Transfer-out Rate27%
Retention Rate70% (Full-time), 55% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate16 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties349 (Full-time), 185 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs941 (Full-time), 336 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$67,594
Average Staff Salary$46,857