Tuition & Fees

$11,493

$19,095

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1
20

teacher

students

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,496
Declined + 778
Total Received 7,274
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Public

11,720

undergraduate students

2,422

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
13%
24-29
33%
18-23
43%
12-17
11%
30-36
6%
24-29
38%
18-23
38%
12-17
18%
30-36
7%
24-29
40%
18-23
48%
12-17
5%
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School Facts

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, founded in 1957, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 2,660-acre campus is located in Edwardsville, IL, 20 miles from St. Louis, MO.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 14,142
Established in 1957
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Edwardsville, IL

2,660-acre, suburban campus in Edwardsville (population: 25,071), 20 miles from St. Louis; branch campuses in Alton and East St. Louis. Major airport and bus serve St. Louis; smaller airport serves Bethalto (12 miles); train serves Alton (15 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
1 Hairpin Drive
Edwardsville, IL 62026

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
65%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
13 fraternities 7% of male students
 
9 sororities 11% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
13%
24-29
33%
18-23
43%
12-17
11%
30-36
6%
24-29
38%
18-23
38%
12-17
18%
30-36
7%
24-29
40%
18-23
48%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
May 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,496
Declined + 778
Total Received 7,274

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Todd Burrell
Director of Admissions
P: 800 447-7483
F: 618 650-5013
admissions@siue.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $19,131,748
State $8,550,967
Institutional $6,929,821
Other external $1,459,871
Total $36,072,407

Non-need-based

Federal $1,154,737
State $1,104,069
Institutional $5,492,138
Other external $819,332
Total $8,570,276

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Missouri Valley Conference, Ohio Valley Conference, Southern Conference
Mascot
Cougar
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Anthropology
Applied Communication Studies
Art
Art Therapy/Counseling
Art/Design
Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Business Economics/Finance
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
College Student Personnel Administration
Computer Engineering
Computer Management Information Systems
Computer Management/Information Systems
Computer Science
Construction Management
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice Studies
Curriculum/Instruction
Dental Medicine
Early Childhood Education
Earth/Space Science Education
Economics
Economics/Finance
Educational Administration
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Science/Management
Environmental Sciences
Exercise Science
Foreign Languages/Literature
Geography
Health Care/Nursing Administration
Healthcare Informatics
History
Industrial Engineering
Instructional Technology
Integrative Studies
International Studies
Kinesiology
Learning/Culture/Society
Liberal Studies
Literacy Education
Marketing Research
Mass Communications
Mathematical Studies
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronics/Robotics Engineering
Media Studies
Middle Level Education
Music
Nurse Educator
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutrition
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
Teaching English as a Second Language
Theatre/Dance
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Undergraduate

83%

11,720
students

Female
53%
6,206

Male
47%
5,514

Graduate

17%

2,422
students

Female
60%
1,457

Male
40%
965

undergraduateFull-time

84%

9,908
students

Female
53%
5,179

Male
47%
4,729

undergraduatePart-time

16%

1,812
students

Female
57%
1,027

Male
43%
785

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

97%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 21

Winter: December 8

Spring: December 8

Summer: April 27

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 39
Countries most often represented China
India
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Turkey
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jim Monahan
Director of Graduate and International Admissions
618 650-2756
jmonaha@siue.edu

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