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Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

School Profile

  • Southern Illinois University EdwardsvillePublic Four-year University in Edwardsville, IL
  • Acceptance Rate: 89%
  • Regionally Accredited: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 10,977
First-year Undergraduate Students: 1,922
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 10,892
Graduate Students: 2,113

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Art - General
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Business/Managerial Economics
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering - General
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Construction/Building Technologies
  • Bachelor of Criminal Justice Studies
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Electrical/Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Exercise Sciences
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of Foreign Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Geography
  • Bachelor of Health Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Health/Physical Fitness
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Industrial Engineering
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Bachelor of Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Manufacturing Engineering
  • Bachelor of Mass Communications/Media Studies
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Science Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Special Education
  • Bachelor of Speech/Rhetorical Studies
  • Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $8,336
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $17,638

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 550
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 213
  • TOEFL (paper) average score: 555


Member: NCAA
Team name: Cougars


  • Ranked #51 Regional Universities (Midwest)
  • Ranked #222 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #98 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • Ranked #12 Top Public Schools
  • Ranked #5 Up-and-Coming Schools
  • Ranked #166 Part-time M.B.A.
  • Ranked #150 Fine Arts
  • Ranked #166 Nursing
  • Ranked #72 Nursing-Anesthesia
  • Ranked #78 Pharmacy
  • Ranked #149 Social Work
  • Ranked #161 Speech-Language Pathology
  • Ranked #7 Admissions Selectivity
  • Ranked #27 Faculty Credentials and Training
  • Ranked #33 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #11 Student Services and Technology

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Admissions Address

Campus Box 1600, Rendleman Hall, Rm 2120
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1600
(618) 650-3705
(800) 447-7483
Fax: (618) 650-5013
Contact: Todd Burrell
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 82%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 82%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 7,354
Female applicants 4,441
Male applicants 2,913
Applicants accepted 6,052
Female applicants accepted 3,600
Male applicants accepted 2,452
Freshman enrollment 2,065
Female freshman enrollment 1,131
Male freshman enrollment 934
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 90%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 98%
Average high school GPA 3.2
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 2.8-3.7

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 2%
SAT Critical Reading average score 505
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 450-568
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 520
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 450-588
SAT Writing average score 500
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 423-558
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range 6-8

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 98%
Average ACT Composite score 23
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 20-25
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 18-25
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 19-25

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