Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

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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.

Library System

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.

Student Housing

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.

General Information

Admission Office

Campus Box 1600, Rendleman Hall, Rm 2120

Edwardsville, IL 62026-1600

(618) 650-3705

(800) 447-7483

Fax: (618) 650-5013



Contact: Todd Burrell

Director of Admissions
Main Address

Edwardsville, IL 62026

(618) 650-2000

www.siue.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 10,977

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,922

Degree-seeking undergrads: 10,892

Graduate enrollment: 2,113

Setting

Suburban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor's
Master's
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 89%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 73%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Biotechnology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Management Information Systems B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Health Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Special Education B

Engineering

Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Industrial Engineering B
Manufacturing Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Construction/Building Technologies B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor's degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(800) 447-7483
Website:www.siue.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.siue.edu/apply/
Address:Il State Rte 157, Edwardsville, IL 62026-1259
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:14,142
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):50%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:11,524 (81% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$9,796
Out-of-state Tuition:$11,194
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:93%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,255

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services33
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs122
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services22
Education5691
Engineering64
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
English Language and Literature/Letters122
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs338
History11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies121
Natural Resources and Conservation12
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences21
Psychology111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions12
Social Sciences53
Visual and Performing Arts142
Grand total1349471

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education111
Health Professions and Related Programs113
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Grand total2151

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,796
Out-of-state$11,194
Books and supplies$840

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,954
Out-of-state$12,938

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,95193%
Grant or scholarship aid1,65579%$6,255
Student loan aid1,30862%$6,279

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid6,81560%$5,902
Federal student loans6,70559%$6,845

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants7,2742,9504,324
Percent admitted100%90%89%
Percent admitted who enrolled27%31%23%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment14,142
Undergraduate enrollment11,720
Graduate enrollment2,422

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
    • English Language (English as a Second Language)
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
    • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
    • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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