Overview

Applicants
7,594
Acceptance Rate
87%

Test Scores

SAT Reading
440 - 600
SAT Math
480 - 570
SAT Writing
425 - 560
ACT Composite
20 - 26

Deadlines


Regular
May 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
19:1
Total Faculty
907
with Terminal Degree
615

462
Men
445
Women
161
Minority
15
International

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
20 - 29

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
29%
Graduate in 5 years
45%
Graduate in 6 years
50%

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing Research

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer Science

  • Education

  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, Other
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Educational/Instructional Media Design
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

  • Engineering

  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Art Therapy/Therapist
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
  • Dentistry (DDS, DMD)
  • Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
  • Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
  • Nursing Administration
  • Nursing Practice
  • Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing
  • Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

  • History

  • History, General

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Museology/Museum Studies

  • Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Environmental Science
  • Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Health and Physical Education, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Public Administration
  • Social Work

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

  • Social Sciences

  • Anthropology
  • Economics, General
  • Geography
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Music Pedagogy
  • Music, General


Degrees

Bachelor's
Doctoral
Doctoral Other
Doctoral/Professional
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Internship

Prominent Alumni


Ralph Korte
President, Korte Construction

Gail Liniger
co-founder, CEO of Re-Max International

Patricia Mercurio
retired President, Bank of America Missouri

John Shimkus
Congressman, U.S. House of Representatives

Paige St. John
Winner of 2011 Pulitzer Prize in Investigative Reporting

Joyce Slocum
CEO, National Pubic Radio

Bill Plaschke
award-winning sports columnist, LA Times; panelist ESPN "Around the Horn"

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Jun 1
Notification Date
Mar 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$8,406

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$8,148

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,573

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
49%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$8,800

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$7,296
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$18,240
Required Fees
$2,370
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$777

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$5,892
Transportation for Commuters
$1,971

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Nursing Scholarships
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Other
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships
Presidential Scholars Program, Chancellor's Scholars Program, Johnetta Haley Scholarship Program, Provost Scholarship

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
Yes

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
11,421
Out of State

International
Foreign Countries Represented
48

Demographics

53% female
47% male
85% are full time
15% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
30%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
70%

Campus Environment
Village
Fire safety rating
87

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Frat Sorority
Other

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Same as above

Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Jane Floyd-Hendey

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Documentation Requred for LD
Psychoeducational evaluation preferred, but IEP's are accepted.

Documentation Requred for ADHD
Same as above. In addition, letter's from physicians and therapists are accepted.

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
261
Number of Honor Societies
18

Number of Social Sororities
9
Number of Religious Organizations
10

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

16% participate in intramural sports
2% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Cougars)
9 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Cougars)
9 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health
Army ROTC Offered on-campus
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Saint Louis University

Sustainability

Green Rating
75

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
99

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
35

Average Number of PC's per Lab
30

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell, Apple

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Todd Burrell
Director of Admissions

Address
Rendleman Hall, Room 2101
Edwardsville, IL 62026

Phone
618-650-3705

Email
admissions@siue.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Morris University Center
Starbucks Coffee
Kaldis Coffee
Student Success Center
Vadalebene Center - Student Fitness Center
The SIUE campus sits on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodlands and lakes just 25 minutes from St. Louis, Missouri. Also, SIUE residence halls are among the newest in the state.

Most Popular Places Off Campus
St. Louis Science Center
St. Louis Union Station
St. Louis Arch
Land of Goshen Famers Market/Downtown Edwardsville
St. Louis Zoo
Since SIUE is just 25 minutes from St. Louis, MO, students can enjoy Rams football; Cardinals baseball; St. Louis Blues Hockey, as well as the Fox Theatre.

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 30 min.

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Coach Directly

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
http://www.siuecougars.com/staffdir/siue

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Madison County Transit provides shuttle bus service from SIUE to the surrounding area; Metrolink; and the Amtrak station located in nearby Alton, Illinois. The St. Louis Lambert International airport is located just 30 minutes from campus.

Driving Instructions to Campus
Directions to campus from all major arteries is available at: http://www.siue.edu/maps/drivingdirections.shtml

Local Accommodations
A complete list of lodging information is available online at: http://www.siue.edu/maps/lodging.shtml
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Key Stats

7,594
Applicants
11,421
Size
87%
Acceptance Rate
1040
SAT Scores

Rankings & Lists