Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Overview
Located in Edwardsville, Illinois, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a public institution. SIUE is located in a safe and convenient suburb.
What Is Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at SIUE.
- In 2017-2018, 73% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, SIUE bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $43,000 a year. That's about 5% more than their peers at other schools.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
SIUE has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at SIUE.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards SIUE has earned from around the web.
|#15||Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences||College Factual|
|#17||Best Value Colleges for Health Professions||College Factual|
|#17||Best Value Colleges for Visual & Performing Arts||College Factual|
|#20||Best Value Colleges for Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||College Factual|
|#22||Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature||College Factual|
|#35||Best Value Colleges for Psychology||College Factual|
Where Is Southern Illinois University Edwardsville?
Contact details for SIUE are given below.
|Address:||Il State Rte 157, Edwardsville, IL 62026-1259|
How Do I Get Into SIUE?
You can apply to SIUE online at: www.siue.edu/apply/
Admission Requirements for SIUE
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into SIUE?
Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 90%, and the acceptance rate for women is 89%.
Average Test Scores
About 3% of students accepted to SIUE submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 485 and 625. Math scores were between 495 and 600.
Can I Afford Southern Illinois University Edwardsville?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At SIUE, approximately 56% of students took out student loans averaging $5,916 a year. That adds up to $23,664 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at SIUE is 6.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,661 graduate students at the school.
Of the 8,615 full-time undergraduates at SIUE, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,197|
|Hispanic or Latino||400|
Illinois students aren't the only ones who study at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. At this time, 22 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 59 countries are represented at SIUE. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Turkey, and Nigeria.
Online Learning at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
The following chart shows how the online learning population at SIUE has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 20th most popular in Illinois for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of SIUE
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville was 20.1%. This is the #891 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at SIUE regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of SIUE majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||2%|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||55%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||2%|
|Public Administration & Social Service||1%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at SIUE ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at SIUE.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Natural Resources Conservation||#7|
|Natural Resources & Conservation||#8|
|Health & Physical Education||#31|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies||#34|
|Instructional Media Design||#35|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#96|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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