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Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville is a public institution that was founded in 1957. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 11,428, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 2,660 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 49. Its in-state tuition and fees are $9,251 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,673 (2012-13).
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SIUE is a public comprehensive university dedicated to the communication, expansion, and integration of knowledge through excellent undergraduate education as its first priority and complementary excellent graduate and professional academic programs; through the scholarly, creative, and research activity of its faculty, staff, and students; and through public service and cultural arts programming in its region.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville, it's important to note the application deadline is May 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due May 1. The application fee at Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville is $30. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 80.5 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||80.5%|
|Application deadline||May 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||May 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville is 18:1, and the school has 39.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville include: Business Administration and Management, General; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Psychology, General; and Elementary Education and Teaching. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 71.0 percent.
Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville has a total undergraduate enrollment of 11,428, with a gender distribution of 47.1 percent male students and 52.9 percent female students. At this school, 31.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 69.0 percent of students live off campus. Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA I|
Campus Info & Services
Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, day care, health service, and health insurance. Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville, 81 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville.
|Students who have cars on campus||81%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville, 66.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $8,918.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$9,251 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$19,673 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$8,760 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data