Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

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While you are deciding which school to attend, we encourage you to learn more about SIUE.

More than 13,000 students chose Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Here are some reasons why SIUE is on the rise.

Affordable and Accredited

SIUE is accredited by more than 35 accrediting agencies. Our School of Business is one of only five percent of business schools in the world with the prestigious AACSB accreditation in business and accounting, and our School of Engineering maintains accreditation from ABET—the same standards used at MIT, Stanford and other top engineering schools.

We help students afford college, so they can reach their educational goals. Students received $16,190 on average last year from financial aid awards, and tuition is locked in for four years after you enroll.

A Welcoming Campus

With students from 45 states and 61 nations and more than 300 student organizations, you will quickly find your place.

SIUE is nationally recognized for its commitment to diversity. We received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine for the fifth consecutive year, and our LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate index score is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Location and New Facilities

One of SIUE’s best qualities is its location. Our beautiful and safe 2,660-acre campus is just 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis. Our state-of-the-art facilities provide the perfect atmosphere to study, eat, exercise and relax with your friends.

Academic Options

Choose from 300+ areas of study. Can’t decide? SIUE’s Career Development Center can help you find a major and a career that fits your goals, interests and personality.

Transfer Friendly

More than 40 percent of our new students transfer to SIUE from other institutions. We understand the importance of finding the right academic program and transferring your coursework to SIUE. Plus, we offer transfer scholarships for qualifying students.

A Successful Career

The average starting salary for SIUE graduates is $50,300. That’s more than Illinois State, Indiana State, University of Missouri St. Louis, University of Illinois Springfield … the list goes on (

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