Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a major public university offering a broad choice of degrees and programs ranging from career-oriented fields of study to the essential, more traditional, liberal arts. At SIUE we offer 44 undergraduate degrees and 70 graduate and professional programs. In addition, students may enroll in 55 undergraduate minors and complete the requirements for teacher certification.
SIUE currently serves over 14,000 students from all Illinois counties, 43 other U.S. states or possessions, and 40 nations.
New Freshmen are typically in the upper third of their high school class, with 15 percent ranked in the upper ten percent.
Students lead a rich social and extracurricular life belonging to numerous student organizations on campus and attending various campus sponsored concerts, art exhibits and theatrical productions, guest lectures, sports contests, and other events each year.
In addition, many SIUE students participate in Co-op, internship, practicum, and clinical experiences giving them real world work experience and a strong work ethic to complement their academic learning.
SIUE has over 619 outstanding faculty members.
74% are either tenured or eligible for tenure.
76% have a doctorate degree.
Numerous faculty hold various national and international awards.