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  • 12/31/2009

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    15 out of 15 people found this review useful. 1 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    The University of Evansville is definitely for students who are looking at an academic college. Most students are there on academic scholarship, or are serious about their studies. Although this is the case there are still plenty of parties and activities to encourage people to get away from their books and enjoy the college experience.

    Tips for prospective students

    A campus visit is a must! This is the only way to fully understand why everyone says the professors and staff are so friendly. The university doesn't put on a show during their open houses either. Everyone acts as if it was just any other day. Whether you attend Road Trip, Scholarship Day, an open house, or schedule a private visit get to the campus and experience it for yourself.

    Bang for the buck

    Although the school is very expensive (about $34,000 a year), over 90% of students receive some sort of financial aid and/or scholarships. These scholarships are for large amounts with many different categories for all types of students.

    Am enjoying being here

    The small campus is great for me, and with only 2,500 kids the professors have a lot of opportunity to get to know their students. I am an honor's student here and the program is wonderful. It has forced me to explore cultural activities I never thought I'd enjoy. Even outside of campus there is plenty to do. UE's location offers great ways to get away from the books for a while.

    Am learning a lot

    After only a single semester I feel like I've learned a lot from all of my classes so far. Even classes that I thought I would hate have something to learn from. The professors are amazing and willing to talk to you and answer questions you may have, even if it is unrelated to the course material. Other students are also willing to teach others what they have learned so far.

  • 10/17/2009

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    8 out of 8 people found this review useful. 2 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    I would say everyone, really. Although, if you're looking to party your way through school, be forewarned that it's a dry campus! Also, there is a Greek pressence on campus. The fraternities are all right around the corner (literally). However, the sororities don't have any house; has to do with an old Indiana law that never got thrown out. But although there is a Greek pressence, it's certainly not the only thing on campus either. There's also a really strong international pressence, and some really great organizations to go along with that: International Student Club, I-House, and I-Pals. Honestly, there truly is something for everyone here.

    Tips for prospective students

    Go for a campus visit--during the school year. You need to be on the campus to truly get a feel for what life is like there. And don't be afraid to contact the admissions office if you have questions, either. They're always really helpful and really friendly.

    Bang for the buck

    Although UE is a wonderful place to be, it is expensive. $34,000 a year is a lot of money. Especially since it doesn't always seem like that money is going places that I would like it to. However, they are really great about trying to get you the greatest amount of aid as possible, which was a big plus for me. The fact that I pay, after the scholarships and work study, the same amount as attending an in-state college.... That's banking.

    Am enjoying being here

    I absolutely love UE!! Although the dorms aren't always the greatest and I complain about the food a lot, the students, professors, and faculty make up for it. I've made so many friends, and from all around the world, too! I could never think of studying anywhere else!

    Am learning a lot

    UE really has so much to offer in terms of learning, especially on the global front. Not only have I learned a lot from my professors in the classroom on campus, but I've learned so much from the students around me as well. With 8% of students international, how can you not learn something? Plus, the study abroad programs are great. I attend Harlaxton College, UE's English campus, last spring, and this fall I'm studying in Rennes, France through CIEE. Studying abroad has taught me so much about myself, about the world, and, of course, about my subjects of study, too!

  • 01/14/2010

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    6 out of 6 people found this review useful. 3 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    This university is great for students who are looking into studying abroad since there are so many choices to choose from, and your scholarships will travel with you wherever you go. Also there is a really good Physical Therapy and Nursing program. It is great for Engineering students too.

    Tips for prospective students

    Go potluck to find your roommate your freshman year: they are great at pairing up people who you will get along with well and have similar interests as you.

    Bang for the buck

    Because it is a private school, tuition and other fees are really expensive, but it's worth it. Many of the facilities are brand new and have the best technology which makes paying this much worth it.

    Am enjoying being here

    Since it is a small school, it is easy to know most of the students here. This makes it great for getting involved in activities such as Greek Life, Student Government or International Club. There are so many different organizations that you will always find something to do.

    Am learning a lot

    While some of the classes seem quite similar to high school honor and AP courses, there are many, even at the 100-level that are challenging. The professors like what they are teaching which makes the lectures interesting and they put what they are trying to say into a way for college students to understand. Also, they make the students try for the answer and make them think outside of the box for how to explain problems.

  • 04/14/2011

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    5 out of 5 people found this review useful. 4 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    If you are looking for a college to seem like a second home, this is the place for you. With a small student body, this university is great for those students desiring to be more than a number. If you are looking for a college where you are familiar with the majority of people and where all your professors know you and are genuinely concerned with your education, you will find your home at U.E. Because this is a Division I school, the University of Evansville is great for those students looking for the full college experience in a small school environment while desiring a quality education.

    Tips for prospective students

    Do not overlook this university solely because of finances. They give phenomenal scholarships and are extremely helpful. Also, be sure to take the time to get to know all the diverse students around you on campus. Much can be learned from a simple conversation with an international student and lasting bonds can be formed. As a prospective student, I encourage you to physically come to campus and take a tour and even spend the night with a current student (this can be set up by the admissions office). This will help you to get the true feel of campus and ensure you are well informed before making your decision.

    Bang for the buck

    Although the University of Evansville is a private university and therefore more expensive than many public colleges, the extra dollars are definitely worth what you get out of the university. Also, the financial aid office is extremely helpful and works with you to help you come up with a payment plan and in answering any questions you may have. My mind has been expanded through this liberal arts education and through interactions with students. This campus really turns into your new home once you arrive and you find a secondary family in your fellow students and professors. Because the campus is so small, you really have the opportunity to form lasting relationships with your professors. They are always eager to answer any questions or write recommendations for you. In the long run, the education and relationships you obtain from this university far outweighs the increased price for being a private school.

    Am enjoying being here

    With many activities going on constantly on campus, there is always something to do when you are not studying. I enjoy much time in the student fitness center in addition to attending Division I athletic events and participating in athletics myself through the dance team. In addition to athletics, there are a myriad of clubs available to join on campus and countless opportunities to get involved. If you are looking for an interactive campus, this is the place for you. Because the University of Evansville is not a suitcase campus, as a student you have more of an opportunity to form lasting friendships with your fellow students. With some activity always going on or studying to do, I am immensely enjoying my time on campus.

    Am learning a lot

    As a liberal arts college, the University of Evansville is expanding my mind through my general education in addition to teaching me about my interests through my major classes. Although keeping up with my studies takes dedication on my part and a large time commitment, the rewards of my expanded knowledge are worth it. A student can also learn a lot outside of the classroom from the many international students on campus and the events these student put on. My mind has also been opened to the beauty of the theatre program on campus through attending the productions. A student also has the opportunity to learn about oneself through living away from home and having the interaction of living with a roommate. In all areas, including in and out of the classroom, I am learning as much as I can here at U.E.

  • 09/14/2009

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    4 out of 5 people found this review useful. 5 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Motivated students who want to get the most out of their college experience. UE offers a lot of cultural activities that students can benefit from.

    Tips for prospective students

    Do a campus visit. It was only after my campus visit and talking to professors that I knew UE was the place for me.

    Bang for the buck

    The school is expensive. The only objection I have is that it is not well known outside of the Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois area.

    Am enjoying being here

    I love UE. The professors are welcoming and helpful. The other students are happy to be here. People really care about you.

    Am learning a lot

    The University may not be the most academically challenging school in the nation, but there are so many options to learn outside of the classroom. I have learned a lot about other cultures through the diverse student population and I feel that after only one year, UE has made me a global citizen.

  • 10/14/2010

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    2 out of 2 people found this review useful. 6 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    University of Evansville is great for a types of students. There are some jocks, preppy kids, and nerds on campus. There are some students that go above and beyond and some students that just make it through. There are a lot of international students and quite a few students who are physically and mentally handicapped. There are many students on campus that have learning disabilities. This is one of the best things about UE, the diversity.

    Tips for prospective students

    My tip is to really look into any school that you are interested in. Visiting the campus is a great way to get a feel for the school. Talk to the students and teachers while you are there. If the campus doesn't feel right or you are not comfortable on campus, then chances are that school is not for you. Don't go somewhere just because everyone else wants you to go there.

    Bang for the buck

    University of Evansville is a private school. It does cost quite a bit, about 37,000 a year for students living on campus. However, don't let this stop you. They have a great financial aid office, and they are always willing to help out as needed. They have some great scholarships as well. Despite the price, the school really is one of those schools were you get bang for your buck. The professors really know what they are talking about, the facilities are great, and the atmosphere is exceptional. Beyond that, the school is in a big city with lots of tourist attractions, yet the campus has about 2,300 students on a compact campus. You don't feel over run by the city.

    Am enjoying being here

    It is a great campus to be a part of. It is such an involved campus. If one small group has an event, then all the other groups help out and add to that event to make it even more interesting. The students, staff, and faculty are so nice; everyone is always coming up to you to see how everything is going in and out of your classes.

    Am learning a lot

    I have not even been at Evansville for a full semester, and I am already learning a lot. The World Cultures class is really neat because you read books from all over the world from many different time periods. It allows for some unique insight into our world and problems we face. One of the coolest classes I have is Education 200: Intro to Diversity. We talk about the differences and similarities in races and cultures and how these comparisons might transfer into the classroom. This class is all about how to be culturally competent.

  • 10/19/2010

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    2 out of 2 people found this review useful. 7 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    There is really a wide variety of people on this campus. I've made friends with people with health problems and disabilities, people from other countries, people from Evansville, people who like to party, people who don't, people who work hard in class, people who slack off, people very active in fraternities and sororities, and people who have no interest in Greek life. UE is what you make of it.

    Tips for prospective students

    Be sure to come and visit. Full of Hoosier hospitality, UE does an excellent job of showing people around and making them feel welcome. Every winter there is a unique program called RoadTrip for highschool seniors who have applied to UE and been accepted. These students are picked up by bus and transported to UE, where they get to spend a couple of nights in a dorm with current UE students and attend special events. I did this when I was a senior, and it was a very helpful and enjoyable experience for me. I felt like a UE college student without the homework.

    Bang for the buck

    The University of Evansville is not a cheap school and I feel like they rip us off with the meal plans. However, they are very good at giving scholarships (check their website - there are almost twenty awards listed). Another thing that impressed me is their study abroad program. UE owns a college campus in England called Harlaxton, and a semester's tuition there for a UE student is the same as a semester in Evansville. Financial aid and scholarships follow you over as well (but you have to pay for the airplane ticket). Many students here study abroad at some point, and all the ones I've spoken with tell me it was the highlight of their college experience.

    Am enjoying being here

    I definitely enjoy being here, even though I prefer the country to the city. The main campus is small enough to walk across in ten minutes, and most of the buildings are very nice. Since it is a small school, classes are not huge, and I feel that the professors are readily available. There are over 160 clubs and organizations on campus, plus Greek life, so there is always plenty to do. (UE is a dry campus, though... at least, officially dry.) The Ridgeway University Center, which houses the bookstore, cafeteria, convenience shop, cafe, Eykamp auditorium, and many offices, is a wonderful resource for playing pool, watching TV, studying, getting on the computer, or hanging out with friends on the couches.

    Am learning a lot

    One of the main reasons why I wanted to come to UE was what I would learn here. For a small school, it has an exceptionally good and recognized music program. All the professors who have taught my classes so far, whether music or Major American Writers I, have been dedicated and knowledgeable. Although, musician that I am, I gripe about being forced to study biology, the general education requirements are actually somewhat flexible. The gen ed classes are divided into categories such as American Traditions and Science and Technology. Students can then choose a certain number of classes from each category. Best of all, the British class offered at UE's sister campus in England can be substituted for the requirements in two categories. All freshmen at UE take two gen ed courses that cannot be replaced or skipped - World Cultures and First Year Seminar. Although these classes are complained about a lot, I found them helpful. They prepare students for writing papers and giving presentations in future classes.

  • 02/26/2011

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    2 out of 2 people found this review useful. 8 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    UE is great for students who want the homey feel of a small campus. It’s good for students who want to recognize the people they see on campus every day. You’ll get to know the people in your classes and you’ll get to know the staff members that you spend time with. If you’re looking for a big campus and a big community, UE just isn’t for you.

    Tips for prospective students

    My number one tip is to visit campus. I firmly believe that you won’t know whether you really like or really don’t like a college until you visit. Even spend the night if you want to. Attend a mock class. Talk to your potential future professors. Basically: Know what you’re getting in to before you sign the check. It’s important that your college works for you and has what you want. I think everyone can find their niche, whether it’s at UE or somewhere else.

    Bang for the buck

    I have to say that I think UE is worth the money you pay to attend. Yes, it is an expensive school, but there are so many opportunities for financial aid. If you truly want to attend this school, the people here will do what they can to make it happen. The personal attention is absolutely wonderful. I love not feeling like a number in the crowd. My professors know my name and know what to do to help me succeed. I have made so many friends and been given so many opportunities just because I attend this university. It is absolutely worth every penny.

    Am enjoying being here

    I definitely enjoy UE. The atmosphere was another of my deciding factors when I chose to go here. The people are absolutely wonderful. When I walked on campus, I knew that I belonged. Everyone gets along and respects everyone else. Of course there are cliques and such, but it’s a school, all schools are like that. The professors and other staff members treat students as equals and care about your daily life and success. The other students are polite and nice to everyone. Plus, everyone dresses decently and behaves well. I really like how collectively mature campus is. Also, the social life is wonderful. It’s a small campus but there are many organizations to be a part of. Greek life is quite a big deal on campus as well as the over 160 campus organizations from Quidditch Club to Chemistry Club. Not to mention that the campus puts on activities nearly every day to give students options.

    Am learning a lot

    One of the reasons I chose to attend UE was for the academic experience. The curriculum is difficult and challenging, but I didn’t want to go to a school where I would make easy A’s. The classes are hard; however, there are many opportunities for you to get help if you need it. Professors have office hours, there are supplemental instruction sessions, tutors are absolutely free, and the writing center helps edit papers for free. You also have your academic advisor that is always available to help you and point you in the right direction. I will admit that some classes are tougher than I would like, but with all the resources I have here, I’m still making good grades.

  • 05/25/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    2 out of 2 people found this review useful. 9 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Since the University of Evansville is a very small school, campus security is great. They are always there if you need them, and if you were to ever feel unsafe, they are very willing to escort you to where you need to go.

    Clubs and Activities

    There are plenty of clubs on campus, and tons of activities. The student activity board (SAB) hosts many free events for students to go to and just have fun. There is even a few dances on campus every year.

    What to do for fun

    At the University of Evansville, there is something for everybody to do. Most people join clubs, such as the Venturing Crew, Medieval Society, Foreign language clubs, and many others also. If there are no clubs you are interested in, then if you can find a few people and an advisor, you can start your own club!

    Food and Dining

    The cafeteria is the main source of meals, especially for freshman or those who don't like to cook. You always get plenty of food to eat, and there is a good variety. For those that like to cook, there is a kitchen in every dorm, or if you just need a quick coffee, right next to the cafeteria is our coffee shop. Next to that is a small convenience store, which you can go to if you ever wanted to grab something quick from there.

    Dorm Life

    Living in a dorm is just part of college life. You get to know your roommate as the first person usually in your dorm, but soon after you get to know most of the people on your floor. The resident assistants who live on the same dorm floor as you will hold floor events to get to know your floor better, and are always there to help you if you have any concerns.

    Academic Rigor

    Academics are very important at the University of Evansville. Since the classes are generally small, the professor can get to know you better, and is always willing to help with any problems you may have with the class.

    Tips for prospective students

    If there is a class that you might have a bit of trouble in, don't be afraid to talk to the professor. They are always willing to help, and if you would rather ask a student in your class, they are always happy to help. Your advisor is always there for you too, and can help you with almost anything.

    In three sentences

    The University of Evansville is a very close-knit community. The small classes allow you to know your professors, and get any extra help that is needed. Everybody is very friendly, and always willing to help.

  • 01/02/2010

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 10 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Students who are comfortable with a small campus and small class size. Students who don't mind the weather.

    Tips for prospective students

    Get your scholarships lined up! Take a visit to the school first and then again. You want to make sure this is where you want to be (somewhat expensive).

    Bang for the buck

    The one draw back, UE is quite expensive for out of state students. I have had to look for scholarships to help defray the costs in attending. On the other hand, I really enjoy the school it's like a second home. It's not sunny California, winter is really winter.

    Am enjoying being here

    Coming from sunny California, I was a little unsure how well I would be adjusting. After just one semester, I have found I couldn't attend any other college/university except for UE. The students, teachers, staff and the entire Evansville community are genuinely nice people who are there to help you when you need it. I couldn't imagine any other University as warm as Evansville, even in the winter! You are never idle at the University, there is always something to do. I really enjoy participating in community volunteering events as I feel that I need to give back. I am so fortunate to be here!

    Am learning a lot

    At UE with the different classes selections based on your major. I soon discovered with UE's help that the major I originally selected was one that was far from my career goal. UE help me realize what I really wanted to major in!

  • 06/22/2011

    Reviewer is Researching this school. Reviewer has not been to campus.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 11 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Bang for the buck

    This school definitely seems worth the money. Even with the many scholarships and grants they give, the education Evansville provides seems priceless.

    Will enjoy being here

    I really think I would enjoy going to this school. There are so many different clubs and bands that I know I would highly enjoy being a part of. On top of that, there are so many volunteer opportunities available as well as athletic teams and groups to join. The atmosphere is really appealing.

    Will learn a lot

    So far, Evansville really seems like the place where education opportunities are in abundance. From everything I have heard and read, the teachers seem really involved in their students success in everything they do.

  • 11/11/2011

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 12 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    If you are a prospective Theater major, Writing/Creative Writing major, Physical Therapy major, or Nursing major, this is the perfect place for you. We dominate in those areas, especially Theater. It is very competitive to go get into, but you know you are good if you get accepted into the program.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you are from the south, beware of bland food! Bring spices from home and barbecue sauce! Also, buy your warm clothing here and not from home. The clothes are made differently and you will be freezing in the fall and winter if you are wearing sweaters and coats from back home. I'm from Texas and I'm going to have to buy North Face pretty soon.

    Bang for the buck

    This school is worth the money and the money is very well spent. It is very reasonable and you won't be wasting your money by coming here.

    Am enjoying being here

    I love it here! The people are here are amazing and very friendly. They are also very helpful. The dorm life is better than what I could have expected and it's not as crazy as the movies make it. The environment is very laid back and you always have an opportunity to be involved in some way.

    Am learning a lot

    The teachers here are phenomenal and are very helpful in class and out. When signing up for classes for my first semester here, I was really worried and didn't know what to do, but my adviser was really helpful and was really easy to get along with. He ended up being one of my teachers and his classes are great! The teachers here teach you and prepare you for future test and for the outside world. Also, it is very beneficial being in small classes because you get the attention that you need. Even if you are in a class full of 20 people, the teacher still learns your name and gets to know you.

  • 07/27/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 13 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Nothing crazy has happened. Except the Subway right off campus being robbed twice in a 2 month span.

    Greek Life

    I do not participate in Greek Life.

    Clubs and Activities

    Average.

    Great for these types of students

    Kids who like being in a clique and knowing everyone at your school.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Grassy Knoll features students playing ultimate frisbee sometimes. I do enjoy intramurals.

    Bang for the buck

    This college is too expensive.

    What to do for fun

    Join a fraternity or sorority. Parties. Bowling. Mini golf. Movie theatre. A small mall...restaurants...it's pretty boring in Evansville.

    Food and Dining

    Bad. The hours are too short and don't run on a college student's schedule. There are only two options on campus, the cafeteria and a university grocery store. This is definitely a negative.

    Dorm Life

    If you are living in a res hall, you are required to get the meal plan. The meal plan is too expensive for the quality and quantity of food. Some res halls aren't bad, and the university is renovating a few of them. But that just means concstruction on campus until it is finished.

    Academic Rigor

    My summer class had a 95-100 A and a 90-94 A-. Silly? Yes. Especially when an A- is only 3.7 points, not 4. That sums up Academic Rigor.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you like smaller classes, a tight-knit community, and bad food, the University of Evansville is right for you!

    In three sentences

    The University of Evansville is a tight-network of students because of its intimate size. Unfortunately, lower-quality food and grounds can sometimes be a result of a smaller college. The difficulty of classes along with the price tag are a little obnoxious and your time and money would be better spent elsewhere.

  • 12/15/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 14 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Our campus is small and compact with lamps that are constantly on. Walks back from any part of campus are not very long and are always well lit. All of the dorms MUST be accessed by a key and there are locked doors to get into the building, to get into the stairwell, and to open each individual room door, making it difficult for an intruder to enter the building. If for any reason you feel uncomfortable walking back to your dorm, whether it be from on or off campus, you can call campus security and they will either escort you or give you a ride back to your dorm safely as long as you show your student ID. There are emergency blue light posts about campus in the event you are being followed.

    Clubs and Activities

    There is some sort of club and activity for every type of person that may be on campus. If you are interested in being outdoors, there is a venturing crew that takes weekends to go backpacking, caving, horseback riding, canoeing and many other adventures for a very low cost. If you are in love with Harry Potter, you can be a part of the quidditch team. If you are interested in overseas cultures, there are several groups such as I House that invite speakers from different countries to talk about various aspects of their cultures. If you are a Christian there is Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, SCF (a Bible study) and Young Life (where college students go to be mentors in a high school near campus). The second weekend on campus there is an activity fair where all the different organizations on campus set up tables explaining who they are and what they offer.

    Great for these types of students

    Students who are looking into any field related to exercise science, such as physical therapy, nursing, athletic training, or pre-med should look into the University of Evansville. Those who are not afraid of a little hard work, who like the small school feel, and who enjoy being noticed by the professors will like this school. Once you meet someone new on campus you will be able to see them everywhere, making the transition from a well-known high school to an unknown college so much easier.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    There is a water fountain shaped like a ball in the center of campus that provides a beautiful site while reminding the students of the lives lost in 1977 during a plane crash involving our basketball players. This fountain adds a peaceful atmosphere to the campus. Around this fountain are two concrete walls that explain the meaning behind this beautiful fountain.

    Bang for the buck

    The University of Evansville is quite expensive, but it has an extraordinary physical therapy program. There is a cadaver lab that even first semester freshman have the opportunity to experience. The University offers direct entry into this high quality doctoral program to thirty-five students each year. The Movement Lab enables senior students to do in-depth research into the effects that running and other types of movement have on the body. This research then goes on to be nationally recognized. Evansville is expensive, but those who graduate with a degree have the skills to obtain a job even before they graduate from college.

    What to do for fun

    The Residence Life Office and the Resident Assistants put together activities for the students living in their dorms every week or two. Every Thursday night a movie is shown either on an inflatable screen in the center of campus or in Eykamp Hall if the weather is too uncomfortable. Different organizations sponsor activities on the weekend such as fashion shows, talent shows, choral concerts, international bizarres (where ethnic food can be sampled from around the world), rollerblading, etc.. Off campus there are an ice-skating rink, several movie theaters, a zoo, and a large indoor rock climbing facility where people go on the weekends. Of course there are also parties, but most people partake in other fun activities that do not involve the raising of your blood alcohol level.

    Food and Dining

    Due to the University of Evansville's small size, the options for food are limited in comparison to what can be found on larger campuses, but there is always a variety of food for everyone. Within the main food court there are several different kinds of food that can qualify as a meal on the meal plan. One section provides more home-style cooking, another pasta, burgers, wraps, smoothies, a variety of soups, salads, and a stir-fry section that several times a week will prepare a food of different ethnicity. There is also an on-campus convenience store that provides meals after the main food court has closed, including hot wings, nachos, and pizza. Meal plans come with flex dollars that can either be spent at the convenience store on campus or at Papa Johns down the street if nothing in the food court is appealing. The food provided on Sunday evenings for dinner is usually not as good as the food during the week, so most students either use their flex dollars or go to an inexpensive restaurant down the street from campus.

    Dorm Life

    The classic-style dorms, with two students to each room, a hall of same gender students, and two bathrooms per hall are actually quite nice as long as people are willing to compromise on smaller matters with their roomates. The classic dorms provide excellent opportunities to get to know other students in the hallways or study rooms. Our classic dorms have a piano, several large TVs, sitting areas, and game tables for the students of the dorm to enjoy when not studying. Residence Life also provides those who are living in dorms with activities that the floors and dorms can do together to get to know each other such as Just Dance, crafts, nail painting, video games, and massages. There are also apartment-type dorms for the upperclassmen. These come with a kitchen, living room, and bedroom for each student. In addition, houses available for those students who are interested in that type of living arrangement.

    Academic Rigor

    The University of Evansville's classes are challenging while preparing you well for graduate school or a career. All classes are taught by professors; teaching assistants are there only to assist the teachers in grading and lab preparation. If you attend the University of Evansville you will always have a teacher with a PhD degree leading the classroom. For the general education classes, you need to read the book in addition to attending all the lectures from the professor. Simply listening to lectures and taking notes will not lead to an A in the class. Classes that count toward your major require more work, effort and studying outside of the classroom in order to fully understand the material and get an excellent grade. On average, I spend one hour a day per general education class and two to three hours a day on my major specific classes. As long as one does not procrastinate, these challenging classes are very doable and students can easily transition from high school to college, with only a few late study nights.

    Tips for prospective students

    When you visit the campus, stop students and ask them what they think of the college, because they are not being paid by the Admissions Office and will give you their honest opinion. Also, sit in on some classes to see if the teacher's teaching style and classroom atmosphere is one that you would be able to learn well in.

    In three sentences

    The University of Evansville is a small Division 1 school that can offer athletic scholarships while still providing that intimate feel. The classes are difficult and lead by excellent professors who know your name by the second week of class and are willing to help you in whatever way they can. Evansville has state of the art research equipment for any person in the science field and deserves your consideration.

  • 11/20/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 15 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Security rotates around the school constantly. The school is in the middle of a ghetto area so it's no surprise to see lowlifes walking around campus to sit at one of the several bus stops around the corner.

    Greek Life

    The majority of students here are Greek, it is much easier for guys than for girls.

    Clubs and Activities

    Everyone here is obsessed with the Basketball team and Soccer team. There are many clubs to chose from, but be warned with a school of a little more than 2000, don't expect to have huge group activities.

    Great for these types of students

    College is supposed to be fun. To some, this school shall be the only highlight of their life and it's as good as it gets. But to others they are miserable. Don't go to a school that makes you feel like you're an outcast because you're being yourself.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    The squirrels on campus are extremely odd.

    Bang for the buck

    Evansville provides a very high amount of scholarship and they have frozen tuition, but when it comes down to it, it's expensive for such a low quality school in the middle of the ghetto.

    What to do for fun

    People go to frat parties, but it gets old. They say its a dry campus. Well by golly does it rain quite often.

    Food and Dining

    Ridgeway food consists of pizza, fries, and chicken everyday. There's a reason why Evansville is one of the fattest cities in America and there's a reason why the freshman fifteen isn't a joke here...

    Dorm Life

    The bathrooms are small. The dorm is small and filled with ugly furniture. The prices are high for such low quality, the cleaning ladies are really nice though.

    Academic Rigor

    The professors will help if you reach out to them. The classes are small so you'd think there would be more interaction. Wrong. The interaction within the classroom is almost nonexistent, they pride on student engagement, well it's not seen within classrooms!

    Tips for prospective students

    Really, the tour is a marketing tool to make the school look welcoming and appealing. Don't be fooled. Travel around the city and see if you like what it has to offer. Otherwise, have fun staying on campus a majority of the time.

    In three sentences

    The city and school is small, very small. It's a downgrade from high school. If you want to have a real genuine college experience, apply elsewhere.

  • 05/13/2011

    Reviewer is Researching this school. Reviewer has been to campus.

    0 out of 10 people found this review useful. 4 people found it offensive. 4 people found this inaccurate. 16 of 52

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    Great for these types of students

    Average students who want a average education.

    Tips for prospective students

    My biggest tip is thus: do not attend this school. It's campus is dingy and overrun with heinously obese squirrels. It lacks diversity and, should one be a minority, it is not a good place to be.

    Bang for the buck

    I would not touch this place with a ten-meter pole. It is too expensive for the mediocre education that one would receive from this school.

    Will enjoy being here

    I hated my visit. It was, simply put, a mess. I have never been to a school where I was treated more poorly. Perhaps it is because I am a minority, or because my surname is Jewish, but I felt quite out of place at this school and the dean did not treat me or my family well when he met us, despite the fact that I would bring top 1% test scores in the ACT and SAT to their school.

    Will learn a lot

    Its programs seem mediocre at best. Biology appears to be fairly decent, but their music department's chair is quite inappropriate and swore repeatedly in front of parents. That is, to be blunt, rather sketchy.

  • 07/24/2011

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    17 of 52

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    Great for these types of students

    The University of Evansville is great for students who desire a close connection with their peers, proffessors and campus as a whole. The overall sense of pride and school spirit is extremely strong and valued on campus. Those interested in pursuing social sororities and fraternities may also find this campus appealing as a third of the students are greek.

    Tips for prospective students

    When deciding whether or not a small, private school is right for you it is extremely important to not only tour the campus, but to meet with proffessors in your department who can level with you on what a four year pursuit in their deparment will entail. The campus events such as Road Trip are fantastic for learning what UE is all about as they are all very honest depictions of what is typical on Campus.

    Bang for the buck

    Although the price of the University of Evansville may appear daunting, the office of financial aid is both friendly and helpful for assisting a struggling student in finding a way to finance their academic pursuits. Outside of the beautiful campus and wonderful teaching staff, the school offers several services such as amazing study abroad options, such as the college's very own campus in Grantham, England, as well as career furthing options through the office of Career Services. As a sophmore I have recieved help in creating resumes for interships as well the ability to attend numerous job fairs where I can meet prospective employers and network in the community. The school also offers amazing student events such as Sunset Concert where headliner bands such as Augustana, Secondhand Serenade, and Red Jumpsuit Apparatus have played on our very own campus. Although the price may seem limiting the school caters to your interests and provides an incredible amount of quality entertainment options.

    Am enjoying being here

    The living arrangements and overall campus feel at the University of Evansville is one aspect that I appreciate immensely. I never have to walk more than ten minutes to get to any class or the library and the campus offers a variety of housing options for people with varying interests and budgets. The sense of community on campus is fantastic and the Resident Assistants and Coordinators in the dorms are both friendly and helpful. The college has recently built several beautiful dorms as well as a large student center with a cafe, convenient store, gift shop and entertainment options. It is a truely wonderful spot for late night study sessions with friends as the center offers lap tops that can be checked out, printing options, and comfortable and clean sitting areas.

    Am learning a lot

    If you are a person who desires to have one on one relationships with proffesors who truely care and want to see you succeed the University of Evansville is truely for you. The staff here is friendly and personable and has not only helped me on a scholastic level but on a personal level as well. Because of the smaller size of the campus, proffessors can afford to set aside large amounts of office time to help you through academic counseling and questions. Of all my friends who are atttending large schools like IU or Purdue I am the only person who can boast having lunch with the head of a department or even recieving emails checking up on my summer interships. The school truely does cater to helping you succeed.

  • 12/26/2011

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    18 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Any type of student is going to succeed at the University of Evansville. As long as you are willing to put in the effort and hard work, UE will help you get to where you need to go in life.

    Tips for prospective students

    Check out the university early. Take a tour or call an admission counselor. I didn't set foot on campus until Welcome Week, but I ended up falling in love with the campus. Also, apply early. You are given priority for many more scholarship options that way.

    Bang for the buck

    The school isn't cheap, but the programs are extremely personalized. Included in tuition are entry to sporting events, plays, health center services, career services, counseling services, and many other things that students usually pay for at public universities. If you utilize the many services that UE offers, you are going to find the cost isn't a factor. You can also study abroad. Our sister school in England, Harlaxton, has the financial aid given at UE transferred to them, so all you have to pay for is travel and leisure expenses. Also, UE offers great financial aid packets. Most students are offered huge scholarships and find ways to cover the small gap that the university does not cover. In addition, financial aid and student accounts are extremely helpful in finding ways to make ends meet.

    Am enjoying being here

    The university offers a lot of opportunities for students to interact (clubs, movie nights, etc.). During Welcome Week, you are a put in groups that are determined by your FYS class. This way, you have a group of friends and that you have at least one class with. Greek Life on campus is amazing! There is practically no animosity between fraternities and sororities. I never thought I would join a fraternity, but UE has totally changed my perspective. I now have a great I have a new family that I can go to for anything and everything. The faculty at UE is extremely helpful and approachable. As a freshman, it can be overwhelming to go so far away from home, but the campus offers you a safety and comfort that I don't think I would have found anywhere else. To be completely honest, I miss UE more now that I am at home.

    Am learning a lot

    The programs at UE are very well qualified. Alumni constantly tell current students how well-prepared they were for their careers and and graduate school programs.

  • 01/20/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    19 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    security is always around.

    Greek Life

    lots of opportunities...go phi mu

    What to do for fun

    parties and hang out with friends in the student center

    Tips for prospective students

    get involved.

    In three sentences

    a wonderful campus. although small, it is full of opportunities both on and around the area.

  • 02/12/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    20 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    have a great campus safety program. students can sign up for txt messaging alerts. ue has an office of safety and security to provide campus security services to enhance and support the university of evansville community.

    Greek Life

    ue has over 11 fraternities and sororities.

    Clubs and Activities

    ue has over 160 student organizations. also have student fitness center and intramural sports, religious life, international student engagement activities, and the list goes on.

    What to do for fun

    plenty to do for fun off the campus as well as being plenty busy on campus. ue offers so many student activities that there truly is no need to leave the campus besides attending ncaa division 1 basketball games at the newly built beautiful, high tech ford center stadium. campus is close to other dining restaurants, malls, theatres, and stadiums.

    Food and Dining

    great cafeteria with healthy options along with options for those that want pizza, fried food, etc. at times cafeteria has to keep up with the amount of food needed; however, all in all compared to other colleges, better food than most. cookies are great! ue also has many international students which means always a variety of food!

    Dorm Life

    resident halls are nice size, clean, up to date and workable to where you can move furniture to your liking in your space.

    Academic Rigor

    here at ue everyone cares; they want the best value for your college education. this value stems from the president to each individual student. academic values are important and students have to apply themselves to get what they want out of their education.

    Tips for prospective students

    open mind, open heart, willing to learn and take everything in strife will get you far. professors notice you, they care about their students and guide you. nothing in life comes easy, work hard totally pays off here.

    In three sentences

    university of evansville, indiana is a great college and beautiful campus plus it is more than just classes; some of the most important lessons are gained outside the classroom! ue is combined with civic mission & sacred trust which prepares students for life as responsible citizens and leaders of communities. ue also honors the relationships, principles, and values of each student.

  • 03/16/2012

    Reviewer is Researching this school. Reviewer has been to campus.

    21 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    The food is delicious!

    Dorm Life

    The dorms are small, but are close-knit.

    Academic Rigor

    Seems to be challenging, but the professors always seem willing to help.

    Tips for prospective students

    Visit the campus!!!

    In three sentences

    A nice small campus. There are a lot of activities going on.

  • 03/19/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    22 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    The Office of Safety and Security patrols the campus regularly in order to ensure that the students are safe on campus. The Residence Life staff also works to keep safety in the residence halls.

    Clubs and Activities

    There are a variety of clubs and activities on campus. Student groups can also form new clubs based on their interests.

    Great for these types of students

    The University of Evansville is great for students that really want to succeed and do well in life. UE attracts people that want to work hard but also know how to have fun and socialize with fellow students.

    Bang for the buck

    The University of Evansville gives students exactly what they deserve and prepares them well for life.

    What to do for fun

    There are many clubs and organizations that students can get involved in. There are also a variety of activities hosted by Residence Life, Student Activities Board, or the various sororities and fraternities on campus.

    Food and Dining

    The food is provided by Sodexo, and there are a variety of options considering that the University of Evansville is a rather small school.

    Dorm Life

    Dorm life is excellent at the University of Evansville. The Resident Life staff works hard to create safe and engaging communities for all those that are living in the residence halls.

    Academic Rigor

    There is a great balance of academics that prepares students for the rest of their lives.

    Tips for prospective students

    Be prepared to find yourself here at the University of Evansville. Engage yourself in the many opportunities that this institution has to offer, and as long as you are interested in your success, you will succeed.

    In three sentences

    The University of Evansville is a challenging and engaging institution for higher education. The professors are interested in the success of the students, and there are a multitude of opportunities to be involved in undegraduate research. The University of Evansville prepares students for their next big step in life- whether that be entering into the work force or attending graduate school.

  • 04/13/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    23 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Very safe, always someone patrolling at night and in a nice part of town.

    Greek Life

    It's there, and they are friendly. I don't know much about them.

    Clubs and Activities

    There is a ton of clubs and activities you can do, word of the wise, don't get involved in more than 3-5 as then you may have zero free time for you and your friends.

    Great for these types of students

    For those interested in a challenging work load and serious about their studies. Also if you are wanting to get involved with the community there are resources that can help you set up for after college.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    There is bike race and homecoming parade, you'll have to come and see them for yourself.

    Bang for the buck

    It is a lot of money, but you do get personal attention and there are so many things you can take advantage of that is free. And recently they have made the laundry facilities free.

    What to do for fun

    You can walk, go to museums, explore the town. There are some clubs around if that is what you're interested in. There are also many churches that offer activities for students as well as a student government and council that put on free student activities.

    Food and Dining

    The food and dining area is expensive and there isn't much competition on campus for popular food venues, however there are good places nearby. The food it self is okay, definitely a few steps up from a high school and they always have a salad bar. There is also a coffee place on campus as well.

    Dorm Life

    The dorms are small and there are communal bathrooms, but overall pretty friendly. There are also a lot of communities for certain floors that are fun to participate in.

    Academic Rigor

    Challenging but doable, different departments have different challenges but it is doable. If you're an average student, you may need to devote a bit more time to studies. The Honors program is especially more challenging but will help in the preparation for later studies.

    Tips for prospective students

    The most attention and freedom you will have is Freshman year, try to do everything they offer. The courses are challenging, but doable; so don't leave everything to the last minute. Never be worried about asking professors both scholarly and professionally minded questions, they will love and appreciate it very much. Also, keep in mind it is a small school and they also have an international school that is owned and operated by them.

    In three sentences

    They have great professors in the liberal arts areas and they care about students. They try to give you the most for what you pay and provide for all students. UE is committed to the success of it's students.

  • 04/19/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    24 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    Had some good days and some bad days. Food can seem repetitive.

    Dorm Life

    Moore Hall is nice with decent sized rooms.

    Academic Rigor

    Some tough classes, but if you work for it you get what you pay for.

    Tips for prospective students

    Try to keep active, there is always something going on around campus, weekday or weekend.

  • 05/17/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    25 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Even for the location towards the not-so-good part of Evansville, I've never had a problem with anything and always feel safe.

    Clubs and Activities

    The school has a huge variety of clubs and organizations ranging from a Harry Potter Club to a Medieval Society to academic clubs for each language and major

    Great for these types of students

    Academic centered students also wanting to have an active social life. The schools isn't big on parties, but they do have them.

    Bang for the buck

    The education that you get from University of Evansville is worth every cent. The school is known everywhere and the experiences that it can get you are worth it.

    What to do for fun

    Honestly, there's not a whole lot to do for fun on campus, but the school is a great location in Evansville. It's close to the mall and a theater and parks so that makes up for it.

    Food and Dining

    The food is definitely better than high school, but it's still just school food.

    Dorm Life

    I'm not a big crowd type of person so living in a dorm with all those other people doesn't appeal to me, but this school's dorms are pretty good. They're clean and well kept.

    Academic Rigor

    The academics at this school are the absolute best I've ever seen, and they're known all over the world

    Tips for prospective students

    It goes without saying, but do your homework. Don't let your social life get in the way of studying. The professors are willing to pretty much bend over backwards to help you so long as you are willing to put forth the effort

    In three sentences

    The campus atmosphere is so laid back. It's just a comfortable place to be, and I love going to school here. The professors are amazing and so willing to help.

  • 06/24/2012

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

    26 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Wow its great. small campus very well lighted. Security station call boxes, Wonderful. feel very safe.

    Greek Life

    Yes, very active and close by.

    Clubs and Activities

    so many clubs and activities to explore. something for everyone!

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Looking forward to finding out

    Bang for the buck

    Less than 4000 total students.

    What to do for fun

    Hang with freinds.

    Food and Dining

    Wonderful, clean, open Dining hall. Plus smoothies!

    Dorm Life

    Looking forward to Dorm life in the fall

    Academic Rigor

    5 star. Very challenging, small classes. great people

    Tips for prospective students

    Spends time looking at this school. You will be suprised what you will find. Something for everyone

    In three sentences

    The best college in the Midwest. Both in size and value. Small and comfortable with great value.

  • 06/29/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    27 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    I have always felt safe on campus.

    Greek Life

    My roommate was in a sorority, but aside from that I don't know much. They are very active in social and charity events. But it's unnecessary to join Greek Life to make friends or social groups.

    Clubs and Activities

    Between 150-200 clubs. You will find something!

    Great for these types of students

    Smarty pants. Future archaeologists. Kind people. High school theatre kids.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    You will hear about Bike Race long before understanding what it is. Also, our mascot looks like a pimp.

    Bang for the buck

    It really is worth the money, even if it doesn't feel like it sometimes. Take advantage of campus resources: tutoring, free lectures, etc. That makes it more worth it.

    What to do for fun

    I joined a few clubs to meet more people, but mostly fun is just hanging out with friends on campus. Evansville doesn't have a lot to offer in bustling town atmosphere. Downtown does have swing lessons for a few bucks.

    Food and Dining

    Typical college food made by Sodexo. Sometimes it's really good, and sometimes it's really bad. I have never gotten food poisoning! Salad bar, pizza, pasta, and burgers are always available, and all the other options vary day by day.

    Dorm Life

    Excellent! I say this even though I live in the oldest dorm, Hughes Hall. the RA staff, dormmates, and floor events make up for the lack of temperature control. All the other dorm halls have A/C, so it's even better there.

    Academic Rigor

    They expect hard work, good papers, and lots of reading.

    Tips for prospective students

    You'll like this campus if you have an appreciation for the arts, especially theatre. Even if you are not a part of the fantastic theater program, you will meet tons of other students who were actively involved in their high schools.

    In three sentences

    A small private school with excellent manners, a focus on studies, small fraternities and sororities, and a friendly atmosphere. Plenty of clubs to do on the 2 block campus, although the summers are unbearable and the winters are wet. It's spendy, but they offer plenty of scholarships to ease the pain.

  • 07/19/2012

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

    28 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    I felt safe walking around campus and saw lots of campus police officers and 911 phone boxes for emergencies. I've been told I can get an escort anywhere on campus if I'm out at night.

    Greek Life

    I'm not interested in Greek Life simply because with my theater major I just won't have the time or money. But at orientation is sounded like the Greeks and non-Greeks really got along well.

    Clubs and Activities

    I really don't know? I'm an incoming freshman but it looked liked their were lots of opportunities for involvement.

    Great for these types of students

    Evansville has some great specialty programs like theater and physical therapy. It's a great place if you want to get to know people intimately and have one on one relationships with your teachers.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    There are several houses just off campus that have been in the hands of theatre students for decades. As one student graduates another theatre student is invited to move in. They have names like The Crash, Maui, Memphis, Soho, Levy and the Woods. It's like this weird little community within the University. There's also some huge bike race in the city every year that is like a week long party. Senior theater students also will items when they leave to underclassmen.

    Bang for the buck

    Evansville is expensive...over $40 thousand a year but thankfully they have generous scholarships available. My talent scholarship will pay for about half of my expenses. Even at $20 thousand it's still a large amount for my family but I also feel like I'm in one of the best theatre programs in the country.

    What to do for fun

    Without a car it sounds like I'll need to get involved with campus activities to have some fun. I know the theatre department is pretty tight and they have quite the reputation for their interesting parties!

    Food and Dining

    So far I've been pleasantly surprised with the variety of food choices at Evansville. I am a healthy eater and don't want to put on the Freshman 15. From what I've seen I should be able to make healthy, tasty food choices.

    Dorm Life

    I've never lived in a dorm before but am looking forwards to the experience of living a little more independently and meeting lots of new friends. I'm sure my laundry skills will improve but maybe not before a ruin a few outfits! The dorms I visited were new, clean and had laundry in the basement

    Academic Rigor

    I'm going to Evansville because they have one of the top rated theatre/performing arts programs in the country. Their freshman class is small and I'll have lots of performance opportunities.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you don't live in Indiana talk to students from around the country about their experience at Evansville. I was surprised to learn how many students they attract from the East and West Coast. It's a small school but very diverse.

    In three sentences

    It's a beautiful campus with a great mixture of old and new facilities. I've already had one on one contact with my future teachers. The students come from all over the United States.

  • 08/03/2012

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

    29 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Campus has many security towers with blue lights. Anyone can press the red security button and campus police are there within minutes. It is also very well-lit so students can feel safe to travel at night.

    Greek Life

    Greek life is pretty big on campus. I personally won't be doing greek life, but from what I hear, it is a very positive experience and the friends you make there are permanent friends for life.

    Clubs and Activities

    There is a HUGE list of Student Organizations. The university website lists the hundreds of organizations and activities students can get involved in.

    Great for these types of students

    Any student can fit in to this university. It's such a diverse campus and gives any student the chance to find a circle of friends that works for them.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    There is one spot on campus that is rather interesting. It's called Echo Point. It is equidistant from the Administration Hall, the Koch Center, and the Schroeder Business Building. When you stand in the center and speak, you can hear yourself from three different directions. It's pretty neat!

    Bang for the buck

    It is a very expensive school because it is a private school. However, the amount of personal attention and opportunities that you receive as a student makes it worth the money. The administration makes the extra effort to give students whatever they may need.

    What to do for fun

    The University isn't far from downtown Evansville. I personally haven't been there much, but on campus, there are a lot of season-related activities. Ultimate Frisbee is a pretty big event and is a lot of fun to watch and engage in! But the possibilites are almost endless as far the definition of fun is concerned. You can pretty much do anything.

    Food and Dining

    I absolutely love the food because of the amount of options that you have. The hours are pretty flexible too to work with students who have awkward schedules.

    Dorm Life

    There are a variety of options as far as dorm life is concerned. Different halls have different advantages and servies. For example, my current dorm hall actually has the biggest laundry room, a small fitness room, and a decently-sized gaming center, so finding out which hall works for you is a lot easier than it may seem.

    Academic Rigor

    This isn't the easiest school to get into, but it definitely is not the hardest. A GPA around 3.5 is good enough to earn a spot, but SAT and/or ACT scores have to be good as well. Taking AP classes is a good way to get in as well.

    Tips for prospective students

    Keep your grades up and stay involved. The University has some of the brightest students in the nation, but almost every student is very involved in extracurricular activities. So, stay involved and study hard!

    In three sentences

    The University of Evansville is an amazing campus where students can feel very much at home. It is very personal and students have the chance to really connect with their peers and professors since the student-teacher ratio is 13:1, and every faculty member makes it a personal effort to make sure that every students succeeds.

  • 10/16/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    30 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    I guarantee you, the campus security is great.

    Greek Life

    The Greek life is pretty awesome. Even though I am not in a Greek life, They throw lots of fun parties especially the fraternities.

    Clubs and Activities

    There are over a hundred clubs to join, so definitely consider in joining some of them. Don't join a lot if you think it's overwhelming. These are some of the few clubs: the International club, Democratic and Republican club, PRIDE club, Optimist club, Habitat for Humanity and a lot more.

    Bang for the buck

    The University of Evansville just currently announced the Big Freeze. Starting next year, 2013, incoming freshmen's tuition will be frozen. What that means is, whatever tuition the students have currently will remain the same for the next four years of their college. So it is great for parents and students because they can save money for themselves.

    What to do for fun

    The mall is very close to the school about a five minute drive. You can go visit the Evansville downtown which is very pretty because it is right next to the Ohio River, which is the border of the Indiana.

    Food and Dining

    The foods are okay, to be honest. But it may just be me. They have a variety of foods to choose from.

    Dorm Life

    The dorm life is amazing. The rooms are decent and big enough to live in.

    Academic Rigor

    The staff wants you to be successful academically, so they are always there to help you.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you attend the University of Evansville, I guarantee that you will feel at home. You will learn to love UE like I did.

    In three sentences

    They have a beautiful campus. The faculty and staff made me feel at home. They have a great nursing program.

  • 11/19/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Security is kind of slow to respond but the area is pretty safe. They have text alerts when anything major happens.

    Greek Life

    It is really nice and different at UE. there is no housing for the women but there are suites. People tend to get along and hangout together and with other non-Greek students. You will have lots of friends from your chapter. It is a great way to make friends, get involved, do community service, and get leadership experience

    Clubs and Activities

    They list a ton of clubs but really there are only a few main ones. But you can get involved on campus pretty easily.

    Great for these types of students

    Theater, engineer, business, communication, anyone

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    The crying basketball in memorial plaza is a great place to relax in nice weather. Phi Mu sorority has a ribbon tree. Eco point is cool and a nice view. It is said that there are tunnels underground. Purple santa comes to visit every holiday season.

    Bang for the buck

    I wish they would spend the money more evenly around campus and departments.

    What to do for fun

    There are always parties to go to as well as some kind of activity put on by the student activities board, a greek chapter, a music recital, a speaker, etc. People play frisbee in the grass when it is nice out. The mall is not far and it has lots of stores. Walmart and target are popular. There are lots of places to go out to eat. Ice skating is popular too. Basketball games at the new arena are fun. You can Dj on the campus radio too.

    Food and Dining

    The food gets repetitive but its easy to stop in and grab a meal. They offer different stations which is nice. The small convenient store is great although expensive. The cafe is nice too if you have to get food on the go. The dinning area is really nice.

    Dorm Life

    The dorms are pretty nice and the RAs hold events. You don't have to check in and out and they have a kitchen.

    Academic Rigor

    You need to read the text book and study for tests, especially higher level courses. Different teachers grade very differently sometimes

    Tips for prospective students

    Live off campus after living in a dorm. Most of the houses and apartments are not very nice, but they plan to remodel them in the future. The food is pretty good for college food but it gets repetitive. Get the smaller block. Use resources! Ask questions, get help from library staff when researching for papers, use the writing center, go to academic advising and be sure you know what classes you need to take.

    In three sentences

    UE is a nice private college in a smaller city. The area actually has a lot to do and there are always campus activities going on. The classes make you do some work but you get to know the professors in your field and they are often helpful if you go in and ask questions.

  • 11/20/2012

    Reviewer is Researching this school. Reviewer has not been to campus.

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    Categories Comments
    In three sentences

    I'm really interested in University of Evansville because of the direct admission into the nursing program as a freshman.

  • 01/09/2013

    Reviewer is Researching this school. Reviewer has not been to campus.

    33 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Tips for prospective students

    Apply early and do good on the ACT.

    In three sentences

    I have been offered an interview for the Trustee scholarship. They are easy to work with and super easy to work with.

  • 01/10/2013

    Reviewer is Researching this school. Reviewer has been to campus.

    34 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Dorm Life

    Save on board costs by choosing a dorm without air conditioning.

    Tips for prospective students

    Be sure to visit the campus and spend some time in the rest of Evansville.

    In three sentences

    U of E is a terrific school with a great reputation. They seem generous with their merit financial aid. The city of Evansville is a good combination of small-town feel with big-city events.

  • 02/16/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    35 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Campus feels very safe and is well-lit but just have common sense. It's not smart to be walking around anywhere alone late at night.

    Greek Life

    Sororities and fraternities are present on campus, host events for their philanthropies. Fraternities have houses off campus while there are no houses for the sororities.

    Clubs and Activities

    Clubs related to your major, religious-affiliated groups, intramurals are very popular on campus, and other groups are available for a wide variety of interests (ex. Venturing Crew).

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Bike Race in the spring

    Bang for the buck

    Sticker price is expensive (~$40K/year) but scholarships are generous and the Big Freeze (no changes in tuition for current and incoming 2013 freshmen) are a big help. Work-study as well as a few other on campus jobs are available.

    What to do for fun

    SAB (Student Activities Board) usually has an event as least once a week for students. Events in the past have included brining a comedian to campus, movie nights, and special event nights just for freshmen. There are minor league hockey and baseball teams locally. Mall, movie theater, and most stores you could need are about 10-15 minute drive from campus.

    Food and Dining

    Ridgway is the only place to eat on campus besides Jazzman's (Starbucks spinoff) and Ace's Place (expensive convenience store on campus). Food is generally decent, but nothing amazing and you will get tired of it sooner or later. There are plenty of options about 10-15 minutes down the Lloyd.

    Dorm Life

    Most dorms are better than the stereotypical dorm. Most are set up with 18-20 students per public bathroom. Village and suite options are also available as you have more credit hours.

    Academic Rigor

    Courses are challenging but most professors are willing to help and there are several other resources on campus. Fellow students all have a like mindset about studying and forming study groups which is very supportive.

    Tips for prospective students

    Visit campus to actually experience all that Evansville is able to offer.

    In three sentences

    University of Evansville is a smaller campus set in a neighborhood setting, yet still has a big campus feel. Academics are challenging, but the professors are supportive and willing to help. Everyone on campus from students, to faculty and staff are all welcoming and familial.

  • 02/28/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    We have a really awesome tree, called the Whomping Willow in the front.

    Bang for the buck

    While the school rips you off in regards to food, books, and similar expenses, they also really provide a great environment with excellent professors and free resources that will lead to success.

    What to do for fun

    The things to do for fun is dependent on how often you go off campus. On campus, they arrange events every now and then, or the greek life community will hold an event. They have movies every Thursday. There are plenty of places to play pool or something similar. You can always check out games or equipment for Frisbee or four square or something. Also, clubs and organizations have fun, if it's something you're interested in. If you go off campus, there are a lot of opportunities, such as parks, the mall, museums, the zoo, and movies.

    Food and Dining

    The food is really not all that great, especially if you're a vegetarian. You can get by, and you can eat healthy if you try and pay attention. It does get a bit old though. Breakfast is the best meal offered. Also, they're way overpriced, but if you have flex and go to Ace's place, it's a quick fix.

    Dorm Life

    I live in Powell, the honors dorm, which I really enjoy overall. We have a lounge with free printing and a game room. It's quiet during the day, which is nice for studying (not the case in some other halls). The downfalls: There's a radio in the bathroom, and people blast it a lot, usually at night. The desk chairs provided are the most uncomfortable things in the world, so I recommend bringing your own. Also, a lot of furniture is outdated/old. And the printers break down a lot. I can't speak much for the other halls, but it's a general consensus that the showers kind of suck.

    Academic Rigor

    Classes are tough, and your professors expect you to study. You need to stay on top of your course work, which at times can be tough. It's not impossible though, in fact, if you study and do your homework, you'll be fine. Professors are always willing to help, but they need to see you're trying. That said, some classes will be much easier than others and some professors with be tougher than others. Figure out what kind of class it is early on so you can plan for success.

    Tips for prospective students

    Get involved! Join the usual clubs and activities you're interested in for fun, but also get involved in your department and get to know your professors. It's what you make of it; if you stay cooped up in your dorm room and only leave for class, you'll never grow and learn what's available to you.

    In three sentences

    Evansville is fantastic! There are so many opportunities to get involved and connections to start developing your future. Not to mention, everyone is really nice and wants you to succeed.

  • 03/03/2013

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

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    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    There is ALWAYS something to do on the weekend.

    Food and Dining

    Food on campus is varied enough, but it wasn't open at 6 AM for us early risers.

    Dorm Life

    The dorm sizes are small but the people there are awesome.

    In three sentences

    The only college I've gone to and actually made friends at. The people there are so friendly it's hard not to come back wanting to bring someone back with you.

  • 03/05/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    38 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Greek Life

    Greek life is a big part of campus life at UE. A lot of the students who are not involved in athletics or the theatre program choose to take part in Greek Life. From what I have heard, Greek Life at UE makes your college years much more enjoyable!

    Clubs and Activities

    The University of Evansville does a really nice job of promoting clubs and activities for students to become involved in. They are also open to beginning new clubs as long as people show intrest in that club.

    Great for these types of students

    The University of Evansville is a great place for people who like the feel of a small school and like familiarity.

    What to do for fun

    There is not a whole lot to do in Evansville on the weekends. Occasionally there may be an athletic event. However, if you do not have a car, it might make it a little bit difficult to get to the basketball games at the Ford Center.

    Food and Dining

    Unlike most universities, the University of Evansville is very strict on the portions and what counts as a meal. For example, at lunch one can only can an entree and two sides (a drink counts as a side). Most other schools allow students to swipe in and get whatever they want. At dinner, you are allowed one entree and three sides (including a drink). Some of our athletes have to use two meals at a time just to assure that they are getting enough to eat.

    Dorm Life

    The dorms present a great sense of community and allow people to become familiar with others outside of their groups.

    Academic Rigor

    I would give University of Evansville five stars for the amount of challenging course work it has to offer. The students that attend UE are truly some of the brightest students in the country and UE classes present challenges to every student.

    Tips for prospective students

    My advice to prospective students would be to make sure that it is absolutely the right fit for you. Since the school is so small, your group is established by your involvement in campus activities. So, get involved!

    In three sentences

    The University of Evansville is great for anyone who is looking for a small school with a lot of spirit. The professors truly know you by name and are available for you around the clock. However, at times, the size of the school can be a disadvantage.

  • 03/06/2013

    Reviewer is Researching this school. Reviewer has been to campus.

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    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    There literally is anything you can think of.

    Food and Dining

    There is alot of variety and the quality is excellent!

    Dorm Life

    The rooms are not bad and the bathrooms are communal, but only a handful of students share them. Plus there is always something to do!

    Academic Rigor

    Based on the classes I observed, they can be challenging and the professors are excellent.

    Tips for prospective students

    Definitely take the Roadtrip weekend. It opens your eyes to how life can be on campus.

    In three sentences

    This school has a great atmosphere with friendly students. I went on the Roadtrip weekend and all the current students were very friendly and offered help whenever needed. The campus is a great size-not too small and not too big.

  • 03/07/2013

    Reviewer is Researching this school. Reviewer has been to campus.

    40 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    All building are within a safe walk from each other.

    Greek Life

    They have a fraternity and sorority row next to the main campus.

    Great for these types of students

    Academically motivated and those willing to work.

    Bang for the buck

    It seems very nice and worth the somewhat-high tuition price.

    What to do for fun

    There is the Ford Center in Evansville where they have shows as well as the athletic department and other campus activities.

    Food and Dining

    The food we had was excellent and their was a large amount of diversity.

    Dorm Life

    Typical college dorm-life. They are close to the center of campus and everything else.

    Academic Rigor

    All the professors I met seemed to have high expectations.

    Tips for prospective students

    Make sure you are truly interested in applying, the work load and expectations are high but worth it.

    In three sentences

    Very student-oriented, they allowed ample time for questions and for everyone to learn what they actual wanted to specifically wanted to know rather than simply explaining everything about the school.

  • 03/15/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    41 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Strong security, strict too.

    Greek Life

    6 frats & 5 sororities, guys have houses.

    Clubs and Activities

    There are plenty if you just look.

    Great for these types of students

    Studious, hard-working, good students (that have money).

    Bang for the buck

    From what you hear, it's good. That is, if you can afford it.

    What to do for fun

    There's not a whole lot to do unless you're 21. Movies, ice/roller skating, and a mall.

    Food and Dining

    There are different meal plans. The cafeteria's food gets boring. The convenience store food does too.

    Dorm Life

    Bathrooms aren't the best & rooms are small. Neighbors aren't always the best, RAs aren't hesitant to turn you in.

    Academic Rigor

    Some teachers take off for attendance. It's hard to get an absence excused.

    Tips for prospective students

    Be good or be careful.

    In three sentences

    It is a school for hard-working students. It gets expensive quickly. It is strict.

  • 03/20/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    42 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Greek Life

    The Greek life is one of the main attractions on campus!

    Bang for the buck

    You get what you pay for!

    What to do for fun

    Organizations, campus events, concerts, sporting events, skiing trips, etc!

    Food and Dining

    Great food, options get better each year. The plans can be expensive, but that is why scholarships are so helpful!

    Dorm Life

    There are always events and new people to meet. You have everything you need in the dorms, and they are all close to each other and to the academic buildings.

    Academic Rigor

    Classes are not easy, and there is never really a day where you can skip studying, but there is also never really a day where you can't do something fun. The great thing is, all your friends will be studying too, so you can work on good habits together!

    Tips for prospective students

    Do not get into the habit of procrastinating, if you are already in that habit, get out of it soon! Talk to your professors, talk to other people in your major for any questions. Keep in touch with family and friends from back home. Don't let good opportunities pass you by, even if they take a little work. Apply for scholarships! Manage your money.

    In three sentences

    This University is engaging, full of things to do, and a place almost everyone knows each other. Whatever you are interested in, there is a place for you here, from Medieval Society, to student government, to the international student club, there is so much to do! Also, what most people enjoy the most here is being able to have one on one encounters with our professors!

  • 05/08/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    A local Subway has gotten robbed three times in my two years and has ordered the campus to be on lock down. Nothing major though. Campus security is great and you can call them up any time at all and they will respond, pretty awesome.

    Greek Life

    I hear that it has a great Greek Life opportunities. - And lot's of parties if your in to that sort of thing.

    Clubs and Activities

    Student Christian Fellowship, Intramural sports, Renaissance club, and many many others.

    Great for these types of students

    Any student who values hard work, having fun, and being awesome.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Echo point. It echoes. And Harlaxton! <3

    Bang for the buck

    It's a private school, so it's kinda pricy. But they give out SO many scholarships that when you look at it, it's really just as expensive as any other college. And Harlaxton is SO awesome.

    What to do for fun

    Hang out with friends, watch the plays by UE Theatre, play intramural sports. There is a lot of fun stuff on campus, you just gotta look for it.

    Food and Dining

    A lot of people complain about cafeteria food, but here is some really great food! Lot's of variety and highly nutritional! (And some not so nutritional if you want, but I suggest going with the good stuff!) ;P

    Dorm Life

    Dorm's are great and have lots of fun stuff to do in the basements. There are usually activities going on throughout the year that the dorms put on as well, great times! :)

    Academic Rigor

    They make you work your butt off, but it is so worth it.

    Tips for prospective students

    Get involved (Student Christian Fellowship, Intramurals, Greek Life, etc.)! Watch the plays produced by UE Theatre! And whatever you do, you MUST go to Harlaxton.

    In three sentences

    I couldn't have asked for a better school! A small and very beautiful campus that feels like home. The students and staff become a family of love and support through the entire experience, and Harlaxton study abroad program in England is THE BEST!

  • 06/04/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    44 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Clubs and Activities

    There are many clubs and activities that are active and involved. Take the opportunity to learn about some and maybe even join one!

    Bang for the buck

    You truly receive a great education. During my first year I have learn a lot that I know I will be applying to my career.

    What to do for fun

    Sporting events

    Food and Dining

    Options may seem limited but overall it is good. You have meals you may used at Ridge or Ace's Place. But also you are given flex money (depending on your choice of meal plan), flex may be used at for meals but you can also use it to pay for orders from Papa Johns.

    Dorm Life

    Super fun! Loved my dorm! There are events that take place, you create friendship and have a lot of fun.

    Academic Rigor

    The University challenges you, however, you gain a lot of knowledge that will help you in your future careers.

    Tips for prospective students

    Do not be afraid to go to your advisor or professors for help. Also there are many buildings that are open throughout that day that you can study at besides the library, find the place that allows you to study the best.

    In three sentences

    The University of Evansville has much to offer. It is a lot of fun. It challenges you in academics and also offer many opportunities to give back through community service.

  • 06/17/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    45 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Greek Life

    Greek life is a very active part of campus life.

    What to do for fun

    Hang out on campus and explore the city of Evansville.

    Tips for prospective students

    Study hard because college is not high school. The professors can only help you if you ask. Be an active part in student life.

    In three sentences

    University of Evansville is a great private school. The university has a diverse student body. University of Evansville is very welcoming.

  • 06/27/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    46 of 52

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    The city of Evansville has many different locations that students can go to for fun and free time. The university also does its share of events for the students as well. There is always an annual concert that is free for students to attend and sporting events are also always a good way to have fun.

    Food and Dining

    There is only one dining room and the food isn't very variable throughout the year, but it is pretty consistently good food.

    Dorm Life

    The dorm life is good. The dorms are fairly new and offer good equipment. All but one building offer air conditioning and all the buildings are close to the buildings you will be going to class in.

    Academic Rigor

    The academic rigor at UE is fairly tough. The classes require a good amount of work and research depending on the type of class. Generally speaking, there are not many classes offered there that you can simply breeze through. You will have to put in the effort, but if you do you will get the results that you want.

    Tips for prospective students

    Make sure you have a solid idea of what you want to major in and be prepared to give 100% all the time, but also remember to enjoy your personal life as well.

    In three sentences

    UE is an excellent university especially for those specializing in science/engineering, theater, or nursing careers. The staff and professors are extremely sincere and care about the success and future of their students, and do everything they can to help. Anyone that is considering a school in Indiana should give UE the chance that they deserve.

  • 06/28/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    47 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    All dorms are secured by either key or ID entry. The Safety & Security staff is very present on campus, but honestly there is not much for them to do (which is a good thing.) We have had some threats in the recent past which resulted in lockdown, but the Safety & Security staff handled everything well and no students were harmed.

    Greek Life

    Greek life at UE is excellent. UE is a small school and going Greek helps you meet and connect with people you normally would not have. Greeks are very prevalent on campus community service. There is a no-hazing policy on campus. There are fraternity houses, but not sorority houses, which is unfortunate.

    Clubs and Activities

    There are clubs available people with all different interests. If you are looking to be involved on campus there is a prevalent Greek Life community, Student Activities Board, Student Government, etc...

    Great for these types of students

    Students who enjoy small classes, small community-feel, students who aren't afraid of hard work.

    Bang for the buck

    It takes a LOT of bucks to attend UE. Thankfully they are pretty generous with their financial aid.

    What to do for fun

    There is an excellent theater department on campus, so there is always a great play to see for free. As for fun, Greek life and intermural sports are very popular. Evansville has a sub-par mall and there isn't a ton to do for fun in the town of Evansville.

    Food and Dining

    The dining options are highly limited and the hours of operation are even more limited. The meal plans are an insane waste of money. My freshman year I was technically paying around $20 for each meal.

    Dorm Life

    All of the dorms have their own computer lap with printing, and every floor has an RA to help and guide you. The dorms are pretty new and nice with the exception of one, Hughes Hall, which doesn't have air conditioning. A meal plan is required if you life on the dorm which is a huge waste of money, and the biggest downfall to dorm life at UE>

    Academic Rigor

    UE is a hard school if you didn't have a good high school to prepare you. The rigor, of course, varies upon major.

    Tips for prospective students

    Get involved at any school you end up attending, it'll make it all the more worthwhile.

    In three sentences

    The University of Evansville is a moderate sized school with an extremely close-knit community atmosphere. The more you get involved, the more rewarding the experience will be. The town of Evansville isn't the greatest, so UE is a save haven and bubble of joy.

  • 01/05/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    48 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    I have never felt safer!

    Greek Life

    Greek life is a blast!!

    What to do for fun

    I have a bunch of friends all over campus, we study together and also go out to the fraternity houses to hang out. We sometimes venture off of campus and see what there is to offer around the city.

    Tips for prospective students

    Save up money before diving into college. Know how to balance your time out between homework, sleep, and down time. Always know it never hurts to ask for help.

    In three sentences

    The University of Evansville is a university with excellence in education and college life itself. It makes me feel at home while getting a quality education. It is a terrific university!

  • 01/09/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    49 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    You can get escorted if you're feeling uneasy, let into locked classrooms, and are always around for help

    Greek Life

    Not involved but a big part of campus.

    Clubs and Activities

    You have to find the right niche but there are many to choose from

    Great for these types of students

    Hard workers, people who need a fresh start, smart socialites, and fashion savvy

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    We have Echo Point, the many theatre houses for exclusive partying, te Slice for nearby pizza, and Moore hall is for international fun

    Bang for the buck

    There are some aspects that are unnecessary but the school is great. The professors make the school amazing. You know you're getting a great education from people who know what they're talking about.

    What to do for fun

    There isn't too much. Everybody goes shopping or out to eat. We have a great workout facility for the gym freaks and a decent library for studying

    Food and Dining

    The food is bad. The campus grocery store is very expensive. The coffee shop is great though.

    Dorm Life

    You can have tons of floor related activities, you can have an international roommate, and the dorms are close to your classes.

    Academic Rigor

    This school is not easy but it doesn't have to be hard. If you stay focused and keep a steady schedule you can accomplish anything.

    Tips for prospective students

    Study hard from the beginning. Keep track of every grade. Ask for help no matter how small the question. Get your priorities straight. Don't be afraid to fail, but learn from your failure.

  • 01/23/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    there are a number of ways to entertain ones self here. there is a gym in which students can work-out in. we Ridgeway which is has billards and lounges in which to study and hangout with friends. the college also has several greek life organizations in which people may go to.

    Food and Dining

    we have one building that houses a cafetaria, one coffee shop, and a general store. the quality of food is decent but it has its off days.

    Dorm Life

    the dorms here are fairly good. We have two co-ed dorms, one male dorm, two female dorms, and one honors dorm. they are all well kept, but one of the co-ed dorms is rather old and some parts mirror that age. yet, each dorm floor is a seperate community which is run by the residential assistant which will help you when you need it.

    Academic Rigor

    most of the classes offer require a good deal amount of study time in order to succeed. Since this is a small campus you are bound to find friends that share some of your classes. you can start study groups with your friends and have fun while you study.

    Tips for prospective students

    it might seem like a high tuition for a small campus but thats becasue of the academic challenges that students face. this campus is pretty close knit and no one should worry about not making friends.

    In three sentences

    The University of Evansville is a wonderful campus, due to its small size and academic facilities. it offers a variety of organizations, extracurricular activities that everyone enjoys. i feel at home and wish to continue going here because of the people, organizations and other factors at this college.

  • 03/14/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    51 of 52

    Categories Comments
    Greek Life

    I would definitely recommend Greek life. It gives people the opportunity to meet new people and make forever friends.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Echo point. It is a spot in the front of campus by the flag poles that if you stand in the very center, it amplifies your voice.

    What to do for fun

    I spend most of my free time hanging out with sorority sisters watching movies or doing stuff like karaoke and playing video games. Sometimes we will go out to mall as well or go for a hike at the nearby nature preserve.

    Food and Dining

    There is a decent variety of food at the cafe court. If you don't have a regular eating schedule you can also get meals from the little convenient type store on campus.

    Dorm Life

    All the dorms are great. There are different options for dorms. There is an all girls dorm and all guys dorm. There are also multiple coed dorms that separate boys and girls by floor or by section. There are also apartment and townhouse options for upper classmen.

    Academic Rigor

    If you keep up in your classes, you shouldn't have any issues. Don't get behind on reading and try to not procrastinate on long term projects. Some classes aren't very difficult and some will take a lot of study time out of your day. I think it is a good balance. I still have time for all my rehearsals and time to be involved in sorority.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you can, attend road trip. It is a great way to get to know the school and some of your future classmates. It gives the opportunity to visit mock classes and go to fun events around campus too. While they school is amazing, it is a private school and therefore is costly. You will have to keep up work on scholarships if you're someone like me and affording college is a concern. The cost is definitely worth it though. The school is welcoming and creates a small close-knit community.

    In three sentences

    The university has competent and caring professors that give each student the attention they need. I feel as though Evansville is a home away from home because I feel extremely comfortable there and have made lasting friends. Evansville has one of the best programs for my field of study and has professors teaching that are still active in the field as well.

  • 07/26/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    52 of 52

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    I believe that the university has plenty of ways to get involved. There are always tons of events going on. They have weekly movie nights with popcorn and special events on Fridays when comedians come in to give a private show. There are tons of ways to get involved too. You just have to be willing to look around and listen for them.

    Food and Dining

    The food and dining was nothing spectacular, but it was decent for cafeteria food. Some days were better than others. The hours of dining were shorter than I would have liked and I often missed meals, but the university has a small convenience store where you can also get food anytime of the day.

    Dorm Life

    I think the dorm life is pretty average for a college campus. I was in a dorm that was pretty quiet throughout the year and was a good place to study for me personally. My dorm had the things I needed: a kitchen, laundry room, and showers. We also had a computer lab which was really convenient when I needed to print something out. It was a low-key dorm but that worked perfectly for me. Other dorms tended to be a little more social from what I hear.

    Academic Rigor

    I believe that the professors are very knowledgeable and push you to do your best. They expect a lot out of you as a college student because this is your education and your future career now, but they are also very supportive and willing to help when you need it. You have to put in a lot of work, but the outcome is well worth it.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you want to fully understand what the Evansville campus is like, you have to visit!! My tip is to try and visit more than once and at least once while school is in session. I found the campus staff and students to be consistently welcoming and helpful and that consistency played a major part in why I chose the university. Also, it gives you a chance to talk to different people and hear an array of advice and perspectives about the university.

    In three sentences

    The University of Evansville is a friendly campus that offers a great environment to pursue your career goals while also offering great opportunities to get involved and explore the world. The campus is a close-knit community which allows you to really get to know your professors and fellow classmates better. The community at Evansville is one that I am proud to be a part of.