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You're not just picking a school when you select SIUE. You're choosing a home away from home. So rather than tell you about our accolades and list our academic successes, we want you to discover the for yourself. Learn about the people who make up our great institution and the opportunities you can gain by being a part of it all. From campus life, to hands-on education, to a variety of activities and events, SIUE is all about you.
At SIUE, you live and learn among students of all ages — from the local area and around the world. The lifestyle on campus is thriving and diverse, and with hundreds of activities, clubs and athletics to choose from, you always have choices. In the classroom, you have options as well. As a master's-level university, we provide easier access to faculty, more real-world experience and research opportunities you can put on your resumé someday.
But don’t just take our word for it; discover the for yourself. Come visit us today or talk with us about your ideas for school.
ReputationU.S.News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2012 issue recognizes SIUE for numerous achievements:
- SIUE is cited as an “up-and-coming school” for the third consecutive year. SIUE is listed as one of seven Midwestern regional universities — one of only three public institutions — recognized for recently making “innovative changes in the areas of faculty, student life, campus life or facilities.” The “up-and-coming” category includes a total listing of 46 colleges and universities (only 17 public institutions) throughout the country.
- SIUE is among the top 15 public universities in the best Regional Universities Midwest (master’s-granting) category for the eighth consecutive year. Overall scores are based on the academic preparedness of students, graduation rates, faculty characteristics, and the reputation of SIUE in higher education.
ServiceWashington Monthly, a national news magazine, ranks SIUE among the Top 50 master’s-granting colleges and universities in the nation; SIUE is 13th among public institutions on that list. The rankings are based on the university’s contribution to the public good in three broad categories:
As noted by the magazine, institutions that make the listing “don’t spend a lot of time and money chasing after fame and glory. They’re too busy serving their students and communities well.”
The Corporation for National and Community Service named SIUE to the annual President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the second consecutive year. The University is listed in the Distinction category for the first time. The list recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate a commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
SafetyThe nationally recognized online news magazine, The Daily Beast, ranks SIUE 21st in the nation among its Top 50 Safest Colleges. SIUE police officers are academy-trained and engage in a Community Policing program. Under the SIUE Campus Violence Prevention Plan, there are more than 80 emergency phones on campus.
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