Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

Southern Illinois at Edwardsville Fast Facts

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

Counselor’s Notes:

  • Admissions criteria for instant admit are 18 ACT and 2.5 on 4.0 scale.
  • Otherwise, 2.0 plus a graded writing sample
  • 1/3 of first years study the sciences
  • Pre-pharmacy needs to be noted on the application
  • Now NCAA Division I athletics

Basic Facts

Location:  Edwardsville, IL

Number of Undergraduates:  11,428

Percentage of Black students:  24%

Percentage of Latino students:  4%

Overall 4 year graduation rate:  29%

Overall 5 year graduation rate: 46%

4 year Black female graduation rate: 27%

4 year Black male graduation rate:  23%

4 year Latino graduation rate:  37.5%

4 year Latina graduation rate:  36%

North Lawndale Alumni graduates:

North Lawndale Alumni persistence rate (returning to school beyond 4 semesters):

Average % of financial need met:  69%

Estimated total cost:  $21,917

Average indebtedness at graduation:  $25,998

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Current Alumni who attend SIUE:

Scholarships Available at SIUE

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Undergraduate Application for Admission


Academic Support/Admissions Programs:

The Academic Center for Excellence is a resource center that strives to support students in their effort to prepare for a life of inquiry, creativity, social responsibility and to develop a sense of personal and professional ethics and integrity.

Disability Support Services seek to eliminate barriers to learning
Project GAME (males) and FAME (females) are supports for incoming African American freshmen.  Students should apply in the spring before matriculating to campus.
Alumni notes

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