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Students with Archie taking a selfieWhy Choose USI

The University of Southern Indiana in Evansville offers the advantages of a large university and the intimate teaching-focused environment of a small college. With 130+ study areas, modern facilities, and a picturesque campus, USI provides a personalized experience similar to a smaller college.

The academic journey at USI is elevated by the spirited NCAA Division I athletics of the Screaming Eagles, which encompass 19 varsity sports.

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Top Reasons to Choose USI

USI has an outstanding academic reputation as one of Indiana’s best universities. All of our degree programs offer advantages such as:

  • Small class sizes. Most USI classes have 20 students, where classmates and professors know each other by name. No massive lectures or overcrowded labs.
  • Expert faculty. At USI you’ll take every college course from experienced faculty, never from a graduate student.
  • Practical experience. You’ll have extensive opportunities to gain experience outside the classroom via internships, co-op study, work placements, community service and other programs.
  • Accessible services. Our admission counselors, academic advisors, career counselors and other support personnel are always available and dedicated to your success.
  • Outcome-oriented college degrees. USI graduates have an outstanding track record in the job market and graduate school admissions.

We invite you to visit USI and see why you should choose USI! 

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Streaming from Home

The College TourExperience college and campus life at the University of Southern Indiana through stories shared by real students. The College Tour is a one-of-a-kind TV series streaming on multiple platforms, including Amazon Prime Video and Roku, showcasing colleges and universities across the country.

Watch USI’s full episode or jump to hear specific segments on why our students believe USI is so special.

The College Tour

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