Overview

Applicants
6,273
Acceptance Rate
90%
Average HS GPA
3.43

GPA Breakdown

37%
Over 3.75
16%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
4%
2.00 - 2.49

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
485 - 625
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
495 - 600
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
20 - 26

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Deadlines

Regular — July 19


Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
19.5:1
Total Faculty
852
with Terminal Degree
573

437
Men
415
Women
150
Minority
16
International

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
20 - 29

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
27%
Graduate in 5 years
43%
Graduate in 6 years
48%

Majors

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Business/Managerial Economics.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

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

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General.
  • Computer Science.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching.
  • Education, General.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.

  • ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS.

  • Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.

  • ENGINEERING.

  • Civil Engineering, General.
  • Computer Engineering, General.
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering.
  • Mechanical Engineering.
  • Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation 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 PROGRAMS.

  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
  • Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist.
  • Public Health Education and Promotion.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES.

  • International/Global Studies.
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General.

  • NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION.

  • Environmental Science.

  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES.

  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.
  • Physics, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS.

  • Social Work.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

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

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Art/Art Studies, General.
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General.
  • 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
Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


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"

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
27%
Graduate in 5 years
43%
Graduate in 6 years
48%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

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

Coop
Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Jun 1
Notification Date
Dec 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$8,675

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$8,742

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,406

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

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$8,770
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$21,930
Required Fees
$2,721
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$853

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$3,460
Transportation for Commuters
$1,369

On-Campus Room and Board
$9,481
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
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
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
11,402
Foreign Countries Represented
39

Demographics

2.02%
Asian
13.78%
African-American
4.58%
Hispanic
73.74%
Caucasian
1.14%
Unknown
1.01%
International

53% female
47% male
12% are out of state
84% are full time
16% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
28%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
72%

Campus Environment
Suburban

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Other
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Disability Support Services

Director
Phillip Pownall

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Documentation Required for LD

Adult intelligence and achievement testing

Documentation Required for ADHD

Specialist in the field must submit a completed outline of documentation to establish disability

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
No

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
Yes

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
302
Number of Honor Societies
18

Number of Social Sororities
9
Number of Religious Organizations
10

7% join a fraternity
10% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

15% participate in intramural sports
2% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Cougars)
8 Sports

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

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

Student Services

Day Care
Health
LGBT Support Groups: Safe Zone, SIUE Gay-Straight Alliance, Delta Lambda Phi Fraternity for LGBT and Progressive Men

Minority Support Groups: We offer 15 culturally based student organizations http://www.siue.edu/kimmel/organizations/index.shtml

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

Sustainability

87/99
School Has Formal Sustainability Committee
Yes

Sustainability-focused degree available
Yes

School employs a sustainability officer
Yes

Public GHG inventory plan
Yes

Available Transportation Alternatives

Bike Share
Yes

Carpool/Vanpool Matching Program
Yes

Free Or Reduced Price Transit Passes And/Or Free Campus Shuttle
Yes

School Adopted A Policy Prohibiting Idling
Yes

School Developed Bicycle Plan
Yes
Data provided by Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), STARS®, as of March, 2019.

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

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
99

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell, Apple

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Todd Burrell
Director of Undergraduate 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
Student Success Center
Starbucks/Kaldis Coffee
Residence Halls
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: 2 hours

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Coach Directly

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Contact Email Address for Visit
dfrierd@siue.edu

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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