WHY CHOOSE SIUE?
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.
Commitment to Diversity
SIUE received the 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.
U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges of 2018 lists SIUE among the best Regional Universities Midwest for the 14th consecutive year and among the top 15 public universities in that category.
SIUE offers nationally accredited academic programs of study with one of the lowest tuition and required fees of all four-year institutions in Illinois.
The National Science Foundation ranks SIUE second for federal research and development expenditures among all Carnegie master’s large, primarily residential universities.
SIUE is recognized as a STARS Silver Institution for accomplishments in campus sustainability. The rating is based on the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System for campus-wide sustainable practices from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
Continuous Campus Growth
SIUE has recorded its third-highest all-time enrollment with 14,142 students registered for fall 2018. This represents a less than one percent drop from its all-time high of 14,265 students for the fall 2017 semester.
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