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Paying For Courses

Paying for Summer

Tuition and Fees

Attending summer session helps you advance toward graduation. If you are planning to live on campus, housing costs are significantly less expensive in the summer. By choosing summer term(s) during your academic career, the savings could really add up.

Per-Semester Rates for Summer 2015 (based on three semester hours)

In-State/Regional – Illinois Residency Requirements

Undergraduate on-campus (tuition and mandatory fees) $1,100.15
Undergraduate online (tuition and mandatory fees)* $900.75
Graduate on-campus (tuition and mandatory fees) $1,171.40
Graduate online (tuition and mandatory fees)* $1,008.90

Out-of-State / International Residents

Undergraduate on-campus (tuition and mandatory fees) $2,194.55
Undergraduate online (tuition and mandatory fees)* $1,995.15
Graduate on-campus (tuition and mandatory fees) $2,428.10
Graduate online (tuition and mandatory fees)* $2,265.60

Regional undergraduate and graduate master’s-level students from Arkansas, Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee, and Wisconsin whose first enrollment semester at SIUE is fall 2014 or after are charged in-state tuition. Missouri master’s-level graduate students whose first enrollment semester at SIUE was before fall 2014 also are charged in-state tuition.

* Rates apply to web-based courses and off-campus courses

Financial Aid

Financial aid for summer session is available to all qualified degree-seeking students. No separate application is required. We determine award amounts up front for all SIUE students, so you have what you need to make your summer plans. Expanded federal grant eligibility for summer session also is available. Simply check CougarNet for your eligibility.

We are still processing student eligibility, so if you don’t see an award amount for summer, please contact the financial aid office at (618) 650‑3880.

Student employment opportunities can be viewed on the student employment website beginning April 21. Students can begin working May 12.  

Graduate assistantships are available to students who have been admitted to a graduate degree program. Graduate students are eligible for a tuition waiver after holding a valid assistantship appointment for at least five weeks of the summer term. View current postings.

Payment Deadlines

  • May 9: First summer installment payment due
  • May 30: Second summer installment payment due
  • June 20: Final summer installment payment due

    First day of class is May 27, 2014*

    *Installment Payment Plan Fee of $20 will be added to student account unless all tuition, fees and housing charges are paid in full by this date.



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