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Located in Edwardsville, Illinois, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a public institution. Edwardsville is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

$20,070 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
85% Acceptance Rate

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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at SIUE.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#27 Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Value Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Southern Illinois University Edwardsville?


Contact details for SIUE are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Il State Rte 157, Edwardsville, IL 62026-1259
Phone: 888-328-5168

How Do I Get Into SIUE?

You can apply to SIUE online at:

Admission Requirements for SIUE

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into SIUE?

85% Acceptance Rate
64% Of Accepted Are Women
48% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 85%, SIUE is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 36% of accepted students are men and 64% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 87%, and the acceptance rate for women is 84%.

Average Test Scores

About 48% of students accepted to SIUE submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 610. Math scores were between 510 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Southern Illinois University Edwardsville  ( 500 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for Southern Illinois University Edwardsville  ( 510 to 610 )
SIUE received ACT scores from 51% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 27. Math scores were between 19 and 26. Composite scores were between 21 and 27.

ACT English Scores for Southern Illinois University Edwardsville  ( 20 to 27 )
ACT Math Scores for Southern Illinois University Edwardsville  ( 19 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for Southern Illinois University Edwardsville  ( 21 to 27 )

Can I Afford Southern Illinois University Edwardsville?

$20,070 Net Price
52% Take Out Loans
6.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of SIUE is $20,070. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At SIUE, approximately 52% of students took out student loans averaging $6,227 a year. That adds up to $24,908 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at SIUE is 6.8%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,071 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,942 undergraduate students at SIUE, with 8,071 being full-time and 1,871 being part-time.


There are also 2,918 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,071 full-time undergraduates at SIUE, 45% are male and 55% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 211
Black or African American 1,042
Hispanic or Latino 403
White 5,825
International Students 141
Other Races/Ethnicities 449

Geographic Diversity

Illinois students aren't the only ones who study at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. At this time, 22 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 59 countries are represented at SIUE. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Turkey, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

4,656 Took All Classes Online
12,252 Took At Least One Class Online
82.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 12,252 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at SIUE has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 2nd most popular in Illinois for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of SIUE

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville was $9,442 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $11,306. The following table shows how SIUE is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Nursing Administration #51 #10

Online Growth Rankings of SIUE

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville was 82.0%. This is the #275 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at SIUE regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at SIUE ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at SIUE.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nursing Practice #30
Nursing Administration #32
Nursing #159

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0
Nursing Administration 0
Nursing Practice 0
Registered Nursing 0


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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