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Immunizations

Immunizations are required for all international students enrolled at SIUE. All immunization records not in English must be accompanied by a certified translation. The Office of International Programs strongly recommends that you complete your immunization requirement before you arrive at SIUE. Immunization costs in the United States can range from $75 to $200. Additional details about required immunizations can be found on the Immunization Requirement section of the SIUE Health Services website.

International Student Requirements


  • All records not in English must be accompanied by a certified translation
  • Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (DPT, DTP, DT, DTaP, Td, or Tdap)
    • Three doses are required
    • One must be within 10 years prior to enrollment
    • Tetanus Toxoid is NOT acceptable in fulfilling this requirement

  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)
    • Two doses at least 28 days apart and after 12/31/67 (Must be after 12 months of age), or
    • A combination of the following:
      • Rubeola (Measles, Red Measles) – 2 doses after 12 months of age
      • Mumps – 1 dose after 12 months of age
      • Rubella – 1 dose after 12 months of age, or
    • Positive titers confirming immunity (please attach lab report)
  • Tuberculosis (TB Skin Test)
    • TB Skin Test 5 months prior to entering or upon arrival to SIUE, or
    • A negative chest X-ray (please attach X-ray report), or
    • A negative Quantiferon Blood Test (please attach lab report