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Study at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, or SIUE, is located in Edwardsville, Illinois. It is the younger of the two constituent institutions of Southern Illinois University. It was established in the year 1957. According to US News and World Report's America's best colleges (2008), SIUE is considered a top tier school in the Midwest masters category and ranks among the top ten Midwest masters public colleges. Its Business school was ranked as a Best 290 Business School in the 2008 edition of the Princeton Review.

SIUE offers undergraduate and graduate programs in diverse Course Topics. It is divided into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Graduate School
  • School of Business
  • School of Dental Medicine
  • School of Education
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Pharmacy
SIUE's official mascot is Cory Cougar and their sports teams are nicknamed the Cougars.

Profile of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Students attend Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in Edwardsville, IL, a large suburb. The school is a public institution. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville degrees go up to the Post-Master's certificate.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission.


Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

There are 13, 398 students at the school .

Student Life

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Great Lakes Valley Conference.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 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 and arts programming in its region. "

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management576business management, accounting, MIS, managerial economics, marketing research
Liberal Arts450English, sociology, speech and rhetoric, history, liberal arts and sciences, political science, economics, geography, . . .
Education and Teaching412elementary school teaching, special ed, educational administration, early childhood education, health teaching, instructional media design, secondary teaching, reading teaching, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine225registered nursing, nurse practitioner, nurse anesthetist, various nursing, nursing administration, surgical nurse, community nurse, mental health nursing
Science184biology, chemistry, physics, biotechnology
Therapy and Counselling174psychology, school psychology, art therapy
Engineering169civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, manufacturing engineering
Family and Social Work114social work, public administration
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy93health and physical Education
Media88mass communication
Security and Law Enforcement72criminal justice and safety
Computer Science and Engineering58computer science, computer engineering, computer and info science
Medicine52dentistry, advanced general dentistry, pharmacy
Medical Support and Technology51audiology and speech pathology
Art Studies36art studies
Engineering Technician29construction engineering tech
Fine Arts22fine arts
Drama and Performing Arts16drama
Religion and Philosophy11philosophy
Conservation and Resource Management7environmental science

Contact: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Il State Rte 157

Edwardsville, IL 62026-1001

General Phone: (618) 650-2000


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