Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is home to more than 325 international students from nearly 50 countries.
Students choose SIUE for many reasons including:
SIUE offers the lowest tuition rate of all public universities in Illinois, and graduate assistantships, competitive graduate awards, and a low cost of living make SIUE an affordable choice for a quality education.
SIUE helps students prepare for their journey to campus and continues to support them once they have arrived. SIUE is known for its welcoming and friendly environment, and offers international student strong support with admissions, immigration, academic advising, career placement and cultural integration.
SIUE students have access to internship and cooperative training opportunities at many technical, industrial and professional companies located in the metropolitan area. This hands-on experience translates into career success. SIUE international students have gone on to jobs with IBM, Dell, Monsanto, Intel and Microsoft, to name a few. SIUE will help you reach your career goals.
SIUE's location is ideal. The 2,660-acre campus features beautiful landscapes, bike trails, canoeing and gardens. International students enjoy a safe, suburban campus environment with easy access to the St. Louis area with its many technical, industrial and professional companies and an international airport.
Please take a look at our campus and academic offerings and let us know how we can help you achieve your education goals.