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About SIUE Edwardsville

SIUE is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose to shape a changing world. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live.

Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only a short drive from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 14,000.

City Conditions

SIUE is located in Edwardsville, Illinois, just 25 miles from St. Louis. Proximity to the St. Louis area enhances SIUE’s energy and vitality. The campus is easily accessed from several major interstates.

The City of Edwardsville offers ample opportunity for jobs, entertainment, shopping and fun. Edwardsville is the county seat of Madison County and was incorporated in 1819.

Located in the second most populated area of the state, the University draws students from all 102 Illinois counties, 42 states and 50 nations.


The best way to become involved, find support, and meet lifelong friends is living on campus. Our friendly, safe and modern residence halls are just the right place to begin your college experience.

First year residents live in either Bluff Hall, Prairie Hall or Woodland Hall. Upper-class students have a choice of Cougar Village Apartments, Evergreen Hall, or an upper-class wing of a residence hall.

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International Students Association

SIUE has its own community of Indian and other international students students who help prospective Indians to settle well in SIUE. Its their family abroad. The association conducts various cultural, co-curricular activities and help students on various queries to help them settle quickly. Please visit link below for more details

Commencement Ceremony

Graduating from the university is an achievement for every candidate and would love to have relatives witness the gala ceremony. Unfortunately if you miss attending you can visit link below to be its part online.

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