The University welcomes graduate students from other countries and cultures who bring to the campus the rich heritage of their countries. In return the University is eager to share American opportunities and culture. Materials sent to the Graduate Studies office are used to determine the eligibility of applicants.
Criteria for admission to Graduate Studies at the University of Southern Indiana
- Applicants must have an overall minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.5
- For more information regarding specific program requirements and program application deadlines, refer to the program directory on the right
Applicants and students reapplying for admission to Graduate Studies must submit the following materials to the Graduate Studies office:
- Use the secure online admission application button below to apply to Graduate Studies
- Graduate students, including degree seeking and non-degree seeking, who have not enrolled in a graduate course for one academic year (consecutive fall and spring semesters) must reapply to the Graduate Studies office and the specific program in which they were originally admitted
Non-refundable $40 application fee
||Pay the fee with a credit card online.
||Print and mail the application fee form with a check.
Application fee waivers
- Current USI employees
- Fullbright scholars
- Official transcripts in a sealed envelope from a certified National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) member
- All official transcripts must have the course by course evaluation
- Applicants who have taken coursework and/or received a degree from the University of Southern Indiana will not need to obtain an official USI transcript.
Official verification of English competency
- The USI code for testing purposes is 1335
- Submit an official (photocopy not acceptable) TOFEL or International English Language Testing System (ILETS) score report verifying a minimum total score of one of the following:
- 550 on the paper-based TOEFL (or
- 79 on the internet-based TOEFL, or
- 6 on the IELTS test
- TOFEL and ILETS scores must be less than two years old
Students participating in an established exchange program between their home institution and the University of Southern Indiana should contact the International office at their institution to apply for the program. Further information about USI exchange programs is also available from Heidi Gregori-Gahan, director of International Programs and Services at USI.
For more information regarding specific program requirements and program application deadlines, refer to the program directory on the right
For questions or additional information contact:
University of Southern Indiana
8600 University Blvd.
Robert D. Orr Center 1060
Evansville, IN 47712-3534