University of Southern Indiana

Introduction

Founded in 1965, the University of Southern Indiana enrolls nearly 9,500 undergraduate and graduate students in 80 majors. A public higher education institution, located on a beautiful 1,400-acre campus in Evansville, Indiana, USI offers programs through the College of Liberal Arts, Romain College of Business, College of Nursing and Health Professions, and the Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education.

USI is a Carnegie Foundation Community Engaged University and offers continuing education and special programs to more than 15,000 participants annually through Outreach and Engagement. The University offers study-abroad opportunities in more than 60 countries, and is host to international students from around the globe.

A competitive member of NCAA Division II and the Great Lakes Valley Conference, USI offers 17 varsity intercollegiate men's and women's sports.

President Linda L. M. Bennett is USI's third president and was inaugurated in 2009. Under her leadership, the University continues a tradition of affordable excellence for students, while moving forward with a bold strategic plan to achieve excellence through innovation and engagement and position USI as a top choice for college students across the state and region as well as attract high caliber students from around the country and the world.

USI is an engaged learning community advancing education and knowledge, enhancing civic and cultural awareness, and fostering partnerships through comprehensive outreach programs. We prepare individuals to live wisely in a diverse and global community.

Fast Facts:

Enrollment: 9,364

Serving students from 89 Indiana counties, 36 other states, and 51 other nations.

86.2% of recent USI grads work in their field or a satisfactory field.

Women: 62%

Men: 38%

Minority: 9%

Alumni: 36,000+

About 74% of USI's graduates remain in Indiana.

More than 130 student organizations on campus.

Evansville is an easy drive from Indianapolis, Louisville, Nashville, and St. Louis

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Bachelor of Business Administration

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Evansville

USI's business administration program brings the real world into the classroom. Our bachelor's degree in business administration emphasizes practical knowledge along with business theory. You'll take challenging, engaging business administration courses that provide a real-world perspective, while developing marketable business administration skills that employers seek in new hires. [+]

USI's business administration program brings the real world into the classroom. Our bachelor's degree in business administration emphasizes practical knowledge along with business theory. You'll take challenging, engaging business administration courses that provide a real-world perspective, while developing marketable business administration skills that employers seek in new hires. USI business administration students have an excellent record of job placement and graduate school admission. USI's business administration degree gets results in the job market. While pursuing your bachelor's degree in business administration from USI's accredited business program you will: Attend small, student-centered classes. Be able to customize your educational experience by pursuing a track or an area of interest. Receive personalized attention from caring faculty members. Complete high-quality internships that yield many hours of workplace experience. Get a business administration bachelor's degree from a high-quality, AACSB-accredited business school. In the classroom, you'll work with real-life business administration case studies and have the chance to test your ideas by participating in extracurricular programs such as: Maxwell Leadership Development Program Ideation Challenge Startup Weekend Technology Commercialization Academy Intercollegiate business competitions Majors Business Administration Entrepreneurship/Small Business General Business International Business Accounting & Professional Services Economics Finance Management Marketing Programme description [-]

Bachelor of Computer Science

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Evansville

Computer Science is a dynamic major requiring creativity, insight, knowledge, and skills in problem solving. The USI Computer Science degree prepares graduates for career opportunities in this growing field or for graduate study. [+]

Computer Science is a dynamic major requiring creativity, insight, knowledge, and skills in problem solving. The USI Computer Science degree prepares graduates for career opportunities in this growing field or for graduate study. Practice what you learn: Internships provide real-world experience Class projects help solve issues presented by area businesses and organizations Students and faculty work together Study abroad programs Topics of Study: software engineering system development artificial intellegence data structures Areas of Interest: software development network management e-business programming languages Majors Computer Information Systems Computer Science Programme description [-]

Bachelor of Engineering

Campus Full time January 2017 USA Evansville

The degree programs offered through the Department of Engineering include a foundation in mathematics, physics, chemistry, and communications upon which the technical education is built. To complement the student's area of technical specialization, the curricula contain technical writing, public speaking, social science, and humanities. [+]

A flexible, well-rounded program of study. The degree programs offered through the Department of Engineering include a foundation in mathematics, physics, chemistry, and communications upon which the technical education is built. To complement the student's area of technical specialization, the curricula contain technical writing, public speaking, social science, and humanities. The Bachelor of Science in Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org. The Industrial Supervision program includes business and management courses to prepare graduates for supervisory positions. The Advanced Manufacturing Program is a technology-based degree that prepares students for positions in high tech manufacturing. Co-op Experience A cooperative education program is available for interested students. The co-op experience is designed to assist the student in developing an understanding of human relationships and in learning to work with others as a member of an engineering team. Individual growth is enhanced by the realization that, in addition to demonstrating theoretical knowledge, one is also learning to become an integral part of the working community and developing an awareness of the interrelationship between the academic and professional worlds. On the job and at the University, the co-op student obtains first-hand knowledge of professional practices, expectancies, and opportunities. At the same time, the student is offered a realistic test of career interest and aptitude. Participation in this program enables the student to make a more intelligent selection of a position after graduation. Majors Advanced Manufacturing Engineering with the following emphasis areas Civil Electrical and Computer Industrial and Manufacturing Mechanical Mechatronics Industrial Supervision Programme description [-]

Bachelor of Political Science and Public Administration

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Evansville

The University of Southern Indiana takes a hands-on approach to political science. Our bachelor's degree in political science gets you out of the classroom and into the workplace, where you can get involved in the political process and see political science concepts in action. [+]

Get strong workforce experience with a political science degree. The University of Southern Indiana takes a hands-on approach to political science. Our bachelor's degree in political science gets you out of the classroom and into the workplace, where you can get involved in the political process and see political science concepts in action. As a political science major, you'll have opportunities to gain direct experience in the Indiana legislature or legal system, strengthening your candidacy for jobs and graduate school placements, including law school. In addition, USI's political science degree puts special emphasis on skills that are highly valued by today's employers, including: Writing Research Critical thinking Statistical analysis Creative problem-solving Your political science courses will be led by experienced faculty (never graduate students), with small class sizes that promote interaction. The political science degree offers excellent preparation for careers in government, law, teaching, business and journalism. To find out how USI's political science degree program can prepare you for career and graduate school opportunities, contact USI Admission at 800-467-1965. Our political science degree builds marketable skills that employers seek. USI's political science program stands out for its strong internship opportunities. You can choose from two types of political science internships: Legislative: You'll spend one semester working with state lawmakers in the Indiana State Legislature. Your experience may include work on a political campaign. Political Science: You'll spend at least 150 hours working in the field. Our internships allow students to work in a law office or a court of law, in a governmental office or on a campaign. This practical work experience helps to build your professional skills and your resume. In addition, you can design an independent research project on a political science subject of your own choosing, culminating in a political science thesis paper. Majors Political Science and Public Administration International Studies Education Programme description [-]

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Contact

University of Southern Indiana

Address University Boulevard 8600
Evansville 47712, United States
Website http://www.usi.edu/international/admissions
Phone +1 812-464-8600