University of Southern Indiana (USI)

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University of Southern Indiana can be found in Evansville, IN, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 12,000 students enrolled each year at USI.

The majority of students admitted to University of Southern Indiana had an SAT score in the range of 1320 to 1640, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 19 to 24. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the USI average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.25 for accepted students. Approximately 70% of all students which applied were admitted at USI, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 40% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall USI Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Southern Indiana was reported as 69.3% in Fall 2013 with over 6,200 applications submitted to USI. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • USI SAT Scores: 1320 - 1640
  • USI ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • USI Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Southern Indiana?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of Southern Indiana, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Southern Indiana has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 88.2%
  • 2010-2011: 73.6%
  • 2011-2012: 71.6%
  • 2012-2013: 71.7%
  • 2013-2014: 69.3%
  • Projected USI Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 72.2%

How Does USI Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Southern Indiana is twenty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Evansville84.1%
Oakland City University72.9%
Mid-Continent University70.3%
Indiana University-Southeast79.5%
Spalding University81.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to USI (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading440 - 550
Math450 - 560
Writing430 - 530
Total Score1320 - 1640
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 24
Math18 - 25
Composite Score19 - 24
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