Southern Illinois University Edwardsville: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a large four-year, public school with 14,265 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1957 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Edwardsville, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
78
Fair
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will give you the opportunity to receive a bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 78 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Nursing, Education, and Engineering. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
74%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is fair at 74% (close to Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is below average - 53%. Approximately 27% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is reasonably decent: 19:1. Learn more about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,400
Medium
Average tuition charges are relatevely low - around $8,800 a year. The additional fees at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville not covered by tuition are approximately $2,600, which comes to a total of $11,400 per year.

Read the details about Southern Illinois University Edwardsville additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
88%
Easy
According to recent data, 7,786 applications were submitted and 6,869 were accepted; so it is easy to get accepted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,800
Medium
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 3,500 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable: around $5,800 per academic year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Location and Maps



Post Address: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Il State Rte 157, Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1259, USA
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