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About the Area


SIUE is located in Edwardsville, Illinois, just 25 miles from St. Louis. Proximity to the St. Louis area enhances SIUE's energy and vitality. The campus is easily accessed from several major interstates.

The City of Edwardsville offers ample opportunity for jobs, entertainment, shopping and fun. Edwardsville is the county seat of Madison County and was incorporated in 1819.

Located in the second most populated area of the state, the University draws students from all 102 Illinois counties, 42 states and 50 nations.

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