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University of Southern Indiana Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated By : KOMAL YADAV

With an acceptance rate of 95%, the University of Southern Indiana is not the most rigid in terms of accepting applications. Out of 4226 applicants offered admission for undergraduate programs in Fall 2018, 39% accepted the offer.

University recorded an enrollment of over 11,021 students from 90 Indiana Counties, 40 other states and 70 other countries for the same season. The highest number of students are enrolled in liberal arts programs.

  • University offers admissions in four colleges: College of Liberal Arts, College of Nursing and Health Professional, Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education and Romain College of Business.
  • The university accepts TOEFL or IELTS scores as proof of English Language proficiency for international applicants.
  • All undergraduate programs have the same eligibility criteria.


Application PortalUndergraduate Application/Graduate Portal
Application Fee$40
Application DeadlineRolling
Acceptance Rate95%
Required GPA2.5
Required SAT900
Required ACT17
Total Expenses$34,595 (UG)
$28,830 (For Graduate programs)

University of Southern Indiana Admission Deadlines

University accepts applicants all around the year. However, deadlines are specified for students interested in applying for a particular semester.

FallAugust 15
SpringDecember 15
SummerMay 1 (Session 1)
June 1 (Session 2)
July 1 (Session 3)
GraduateVaries with program

University of Southern Indiana International Admissions

International applicants are required to submit documents in a sealed envelope with sign and stamp of issuing authority on all documents as well as on envelope itself.

Admission Requirement for International Students

  • Official transcripts translated in English
  • A minimum GPA of 2.5 on US grade point scale
  • SAT or ACT scores sent directly by testing agency (SAT Code: 1335, ACT Code: 1207)
  • English language proficiency test scores.

In addition to some of the above essentials, graduate programs have additional course-specific requirements.

English Proficiency Test Score Requirement for International Students 

Minimum scores requirement for proving English language proficiency vary for undergraduate and graduate programs.

TestMinimum Required Score (UG)Minimum Required Score (Graduate)
TOEFL197 (cBT)
71 (iBT)
550 (pBT)
79 (iBT)

Visa Requirements for International Students

International applicants are required to obtain immigration documents from university to apply for F-1 visa. University demands the following documents for the issue of immigration documents:

  1. Bank statement or scholarship award letter as proof of financial support
  2. Statement of Finances if sponsored by another individual
  3. Photocopy of the passport information page

University of Southern Indiana Undergraduate Admission

University of Southern Indiana enrolls students in 60 bachelor’s degree program. Psychology and communication departments have maximum number of enrollment with 350 and 300 students respectively. SAT/ACT scores are not mandatory for students above 21 years of age.

Where to Apply: Undergraduate Application

Application Fee: $40

Admission Requirement:

  • Official transcripts of high school with a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • SAT score of 900 or above/ACT score of 17 or above

University evaluates applicants on the basis of following high school courses:

  • English - 4 years
  • Laboratory Science - 3 or 4 years
  • Social Studies - 3 years
  • Mathematics - 3 or 4 years

University of Southern Indiana Graduate Admissions

University offers admission in 13 masters degree programs and two doctoral programs. Every program has different admission process with varying requirements and deadlines.

Where to Apply: Graduate Portal

Application Fee: $40

Admission Requirement: Common requirements for admission in graduate programs:

  • A minimum GPA of 2.5 at the undergraduate level and GPA of 3.0 at the graduate level
  • Official transcripts of colleges and schools previously attended
CourseApplication DeadlineAcademic Requirement
M.B.ARollingGMAT score of 500/GRE score 300 or 3.0 GPA in undergraduate with 2 years of experience or
2.5 GPA in undergraduate with 3 years of experience, Resume, Contact Information of 3 references
Master of Arts in EnglishFall: August 1 Spring: November 153.0 GPA or 2.75 GPA with a major in English, Cover letter of 500 words,
Writing Sample of 3,500 words, Three letters of recommendation
Master of Science in NursingFall: February 1US RN license, Resume, Statement of Professional Goals, Two references
Doctor of EducationFall: March 30GRE score, One or two-page essay, Two letters of references

International applicants must submit only NACES evaluated transcripts for graduate programs. All mandatory documents should reach university at least three weeks before the beginning of the preferred semester. International students with 3.25 or above GPA are considered for scholarship support.

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