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SIUE Quick Facts

  • SIUE has more than 90,000 alumni.
  • SIUE has nearly 14,000 students currently enrolled (Fall 2013).
  • SIUE is one of the largest employers in Southwestern Illinois with more than 2,500 full-time employees.
  • SIUE also has campuses in East. St. Louis, with community outreach programs and a charter school, and in Alton, with the School of Dental Medicine.
  • Full name: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • Usually referred to as: SIUE or The "e"
  • Location: Edwardsville, Illinois - just 20 miles from St. Louis.
  • Affiliation: Part of the Southern Illinois University System
  • Emphasis: SIUE is a fully accredited public university offering a broad choice of degrees and programs ranging from liberal arts to professional studies.
  • Student Body: Fall 2012 
    Total Students: 14,055
    Undergraduate Students: 11,341 
    Graduate Students: 2,192
    Professional: 522
    Female Students: 7,660 
    Male Students: 6,395 
    Average Age: 23 
    Ethnic Minorities: 20%
    Geographic Origin of Students: 102 Illinois counties, 36 states, 45 nations
    Average ACT: 22.8

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