Digital graphic of Olmsted Hall with #5 ranking

We are so proud to announce that the University of Evansville has been named the #5 Best Regional University in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report! The 2022-2023 Best Colleges rankings were released today. 

The report, published annually by U.S. News & World Report, recognizes public and private higher education institutions across the nation. To calculate the rankings, U.S. News focuses on academic quality and places emphasis on outcome measures, including graduation rates, retention rates, and social mobility. Outcomes contribute to 40 percent of each school’s overall score. 

This recognition is a true testament to our high-quality education, and it is possible only because of the dedication of our staff and faculty in creating an exceptional student experience!   

The complete ranking of the Best Regional Universities in the Midwest can be found at