Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) is a nationally recognized, public institution offering students high-quality education programs. It features a 2,660-acre campus in a stunning setting, overlooking the Mississippi River, and is ranked amongst America's Top Colleges (Forbes Magazine). Students are able to access state-of-the-art equipment and facilities across new engineering, art and design and science buildings with a focus on research labs and design spaces.
SIUE offers a diverse campus and is one of only 35 schools nationally that have been awarded INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine's award for Higher Education Excellence in Diversity for six or more consecutive years. Its student body includes representation of more than 50 countries across a population of nearly 13,000 students. They study at one of America's safest and most welcoming campuses, with the chance to get involved with more than 250 student organizations.
Located a short drive away of the metropolitan city of St Louis, students can access various job opportunities, internships and full-time employment with major international companies. A dedicated careers service ensures students are in the best position to take advantage of these opportunities, with 90% of SIUE graduates reporting they secure a job or continuing their education within six months of leaving the institution.
SIUE provides low tuition fees which are extremely competitive within the U.S. education market. This is offset by a commitment to providing its diverse students with an outstanding education, with over USD 148 million worth of scholarships available each year.
Numerous varsity sports teams represent the university at NCAA Division 1 level, with the school ranked seventh among U.S. public institutions for graduating student athletes.