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Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville is a public institution that was founded in 1957. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 11,341, 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 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 42. Its in-state tuition and fees are $9,666 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $20,610 (2013-14).
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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 81.9 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||81.9%|
|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 39.2 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 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||30%|
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Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville has a total undergraduate enrollment of 11,341, with a gender distribution of 46.8 percent male students and 53.2 percent female students. At this school, 30 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 70 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|
Paying for School
At Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville, 66.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $8,562.
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|In-state tuition and fees||$9,666 (2013-14)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$20,610 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$8,500 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data