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ACCEPTANCE RATE

93.32%

FINANCIAL AID RATE

94%

STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

16:1

DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE

34

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$7,177

Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students

Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid

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Economics Degree

The economics program at University of Southern Indiana prepares students for careers as a consultant, financial analyst, market analyst, public policy analyst, purchasing manager, and research assistant. The program focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation, and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Program courses include: economic theory, micro and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and public policy issues. Get more details below including other Indiana colleges that offer economics degrees.

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University of Southern Indiana

Also known as Indiana Tech IIT

1600 E Washington Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN

University of Southern Indiana provides a variety of program options for students to aid them in their growth and development. The school is located in Evansville, IN and publically funded. Approximately eleven thousand students are enrolled per year at USI.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs USI offers:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Education
  • Communications And Journalism
  • Public Administration And Social Services
  • Psychology

To be considered for admissions, you may be asked to fill out an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then studied by the admissions staff. Either the ACT or SAT exam must be taken in order to apply to this school. Scores in a range of 18 to 24 on the ACT or 1290 to 1593 on the SAT are recommended to increase the chance of acceptance. This school has an admissions rate of 72% of which only 44% decided to attend. More information on admissions can be found at usi.edu.

The cost of tuition is different for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state residents pay around $6,600 and nonresidents pay $15,000 annually. Housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is estimated to be $4,200. This school may provide financial aid for students who qualify by way of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The USI "Screaming Eagles" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs offered may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division II)

For a complete list of areas of study, programs, enrollment information, admissions information, and more, please visit the school's website at http://www.usi.edu.

Students Enrolled in the Economics Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of Southern Indiana offers a bachelor's degree program in economics.

Students by Gender (2019)

 Graduates
Male8
Female7

Students by Race (2019)

 Graduates
White14
Multiple Races1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2020: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Economics program at University of Southern Indiana, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Regulatory Affairs Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.

Economists

Description

Conduct research, prepare reports, or formulate plans to address economic problems related to the production and distribution of goods and services or monetary and fiscal policy. May collect and process economic and statistical data using sampling techniques and econometric methods.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, economists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.7% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the students Indiana Tech IIT accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, University of Southern Indiana may provide services to students like:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Day care

Intercollegiate Athletics

Indiana Tech IIT is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II without football classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Basketball (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Track and Field (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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