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SIUE: A Pathway to a PhD

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At SIUE, you will benefit from:

  • Nationally accredited academic programs
  • Expert faculty with the highest degrees awarded in their fields
  • A dynamic learning environment offering a wide array of research opportunities
  • A convenient location, just 25 minutes from St. Louis

Our reputation as a highly rated, affordable college is why Washington Monthly and U.S. News & World Report consistently rank SIUE among the top master's granting universities in the nation.

As a McNair Scholar at SIUE, you can participate in creative activities or conduct leading-edge research with faculty in almost any field. Many of our graduate students present their findings at conferences and publish their research in academic journals. Graduates often go on to doctoral studies at prestigious universities including Vanderbilt, University of Southern California, Georgia Tech and Carnegie Mellon University.

Our graduate program directors are available to answer questions and discuss your educational goals.

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