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Nursing at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

If you are interested in studying nursing, you may want to check out the program at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

SIUE is located in Edwardsville, Illinois and has a total student population of 12,860.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Nursing section at the bottom of this page.

SIUE Nursing Degrees Available

Online Classes Are Available at SIUE

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

SIUE does offer online education options in nursing for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Master’s Degree

SIUE Nursing Rankings

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There were 60 students who received their doctoral degrees in nursing, making the school the #34 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Earnings of SIUE Nursing Graduates

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at SIUE is $57,612. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $61,050 for all nursing students.


Concentrations Within Nursing

The following nursing concentations are available at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Registered Nursing 467
Nursing Practice 60
Nursing Administration 4

Careers That Nursing Grads May Go Into

A degree in nursing can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for IL, the home state for Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Occupation Jobs in IL Average Salary in IL
Registered Nurses 129,400 $73,890
Medical and Health Services Managers 14,050 $121,900
Nurse Practitioners 5,540 $105,800
Nursing Instructors and Professors 1,810 $69,310
Nurse Anesthetists 1,510 $190,500


*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.

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