Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Il State Rte 157, Edwardsville, IL 62026-1001

About Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in at least one professional field. Master’s degrees are also awarded in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate11,144
Student Age% Under 2574%
 % 25 and Over26%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time77%
 % Part-time23%
Race/Ethnicity% White77.4%
 % Black10.4%
 % Asian2.1%
 % Latino2.1%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown5.4%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted82%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled34%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT98%
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3625 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$30
 Graduate Application Fee$30
 In-State Tuition & Fees$8,401
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$17,703
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid74%
 % Undergraduates with Loans55%
 % Undergraduates with Grants34%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$734
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,821
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,821
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$7,608
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$7,608
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$7,608

Neighborhood Data for the Edwardsville Area

Median Age31.2
Median Household Income$74,012
Total Population23,874
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.6% 49.4%
 Age 0-948.8%51.2%
 Age 10-1752.3%47.7%
 Age 18-2456.3%43.7%
 Age 25-2963.2%36.8%
 Age 30-3943.1%56.9%
Race/Ethnicity% White87.2%
 % Black8.0%
 % Asian2.7%
 % Latino2.7%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.2%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,821
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,821
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$699
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5000.0%14.2%6.7%
 $500 to $74957.4%77.8%0.0%
 $750 to $9998.8%5.9%55.7%
 Over $100033.8%2.1%20.8%
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