Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a public university located in Edwardsville, Illinois, roughly twenty miles from St. Louis, Missouri. Also known as SIUE or simply The E, it is a co-educational, four-year school and part of the Southern Illinois University system. The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education has designated SIUE as a Master's College and University.
SIUE students can pursue more than 50 Bachelor's degrees and certificates, nearly 60 Master's degrees and post-Master's certificates, and Doctorates in a variety of fields, including educational administration, nursing, pharmacy and dental medicine. Through a partnership with Southern Illinois University Carbondale, students may earn PhD's in engineering, education and history. In addition to academic programs, SIUE offers continuing education programs in many different fields.
Most SIUE students are residents of Illinois. Non-resident and foreign students make up about 10 percent of the student body. SIUE alumni includes many who have been prominent in business, government, science, athletics, medicine and the entertainment industry.
The school's athletic mascot is the Cougar. The SIU Edwardsville Cougars compete in Division I of the NCAA's Ohio Valley Conference. SIUE also has a wide variety of extracurricular activities, such as honor societies, sports clubs, student clubs, and sororities and fraternities.
Financial Aid and Scholarships
SIUE offers loans, grants, scholarships, student employment, graduate employment/assistanceships, and veteran's funding to help students defray the cost of attendance.
The Lovejoy Library is named for abolitionist newspaper editor Elijah Lovejoy, who was killed in 1837. The library itself was established in 1965 and has approximately 800,000 volumes, 1.3 million microforms, 540,000 U.S. documents, 150,000 maps and aerial photos and 34,000 sound recordings.
Bluff Hall, Prairie Hall and Woodland Hall are meant to house first-year students, while upperclassmen, graduate students and families live in Evergreen Hall or Cougar Village Apartments. All units are fully furnished with utilities provided.
Campus Box 1600, Rendleman Hall, Rm 2120
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1600
Fax: (618) 650-5013
Contact: Todd Burrell
Director of Admissions
Edwardsville, IL 62026
Total undergrads: 10,977
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,922
Degree-seeking undergrads: 10,892
Graduate enrollment: 2,113
College has an application fee: Yes
Regular application fee: $30
Percent applicants admitted: 89%
Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 73%
Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General B
Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Business, Management, & Marketing
Communications & Journalism
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Science B
Early Childhood Education B
Civil Engineering B
Construction/Building Technologies B
English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General B
Foreign Language & Literature
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Nursing (RN) B
History – General B
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences B
Mathematics – General B
Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Exercise Sciences B
Philosophy & Religion
Psychology – General B
Public Administration & Services
Social Work B
Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice Studies B
Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:|
B = Bachelor's degree
C = Certificate or diploma
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