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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
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  • 4 Year
  • EDWARDSVILLE, IL

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Southern Illinois Edwardsville is an above-average public university located in Edwardsville, Illinois in the St. Louis Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 8,615 undergraduate students. The Southern Illinois Edwardsville acceptance rate is 86%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Psychology. Graduating 51% of students, Southern Illinois Edwardsville alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,100.

About

IL STATE RTE 157
EDWARDSVILLE, IL 62026
About Southern Illinois Edwardsville...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Ohio Valley Conference

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

SIUE Admissions

Acceptance Rate
86%
Application Deadline
May 1
SAT Range
1020-1220
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$14,790 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,948 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 90 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 112 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 111 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    16%
  • On Campus
    78%
  • Online
    6%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,615 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,785
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
35%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 70 responses
  • We have both laid back and hardworking
    79%
  • Hard working
    10%
  • Laid back
    7%
  • Stressed
    3%
  • Most people go to the library or study somewhere
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
54%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 129 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 139 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 74 responses
  • Safe
    55%
  • Confident
    14%
  • Quiet
    9%
  • Supportive
    9%
  • Unorganized
    4%
  • My school is more of a independent learning type.
    3%
  • Fast-paced
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
51%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 69 responses

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