Box 1600 Edwardsville, IL 62026 618-650-3705
About Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
  • Year of Foundation 1957
  • Size of Campus 2,660 acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 10,945
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 54%, 46%, 0%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $6,2012 in-state, $15,502 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,050
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 10,892
You can become part of the excitement that is SIU Edwardsville, a nationally recognized university educating and developing professional and community leaders through excellent faculty and programs. With a student-to-teacher ratio of 17 to 1, SIUE offers the advantages of a small, liberal arts college with the lowest tuition of 12 state universities in Illinois. In addition, the University’s emphasis on undergraduate education, complemented by faculty research, creates practical applications for student learning. And, at SIUE, students interact with faculty at all levels-a critical factor in academic success. Only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis-with its nationally known Fortune 500 companies, professional sports, cultural offerings and transportation that puts you within minutes of just about anywhere in the Metro Area-the SIUE campus is situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land.
Social Life And Activities
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Welcome Week, Springfest, International Night, India Night, Summer Showbiz University Theater Productions, Arts & Issues Series, Black Heritage Month, Homecoming, Greek Organization Events
  • Number of students in fraternities 9
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Beta Alpha Psi; Eta Sigma Gamma; Gamma Theat Upsilon; Nu Xi Chapter; Phi Eta Sigma; Pi Mu Epsilon; Psi Chi; Alpha Phi Omega; Chi Epsilon; Golden Key International Honor Society; Omicron Delta Epsilon; Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Beta Lambda;
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 7
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) A Cross Between Campus Ministry, Baptist Student Ministries, Catholic Newman Student Union, Christian Student Fellowship, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Maranatha Christian Ministry, Rhema Christian Outreach Club
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Project GAIN; Alpha Kappa Alpha; Alpha Phi Alpha; Delta Sigma Theta; Kappa Alpha Psi; Omega Psi Phi; Sigma Gamma Rho; Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. ; National Association of Black student Social Workers; National society of
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 9
  • Other general policies N/A
  • Number of frat chapter houses 2
  • Distance to nearest bus N/A
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport St. Louis , Missouri (20), St. Louis Regional Airport (13)
  • Distance to nearest train Alton, Illinois (13)
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 27%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (51%), fraternity housing, apartments for married students (5%), apartment for single students (44%), other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
Campus Services
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Museums New Engineering Buiding is a living laboratory offering state-of-the-art testing facilities. A new School of Pharmacy building is under construction and will be available for the first class in Fall 2005.
  • Number Of Subscriptions 24,601
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Library Facilities Special Collections; Regional History; Music; National Ragtime and Jazz Archive; United States and Illinois Document Depositories;
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 1,685,339
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 839,239
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 31,099
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious, other
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year 71%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Boeing; A.G. Edwards; Anheuser Busch; Target Corporation;
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 14%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,812
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Highest Amount Earn Per Year From On Campus Job
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village