Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

Public, Four-years School Located in Edwardsville, IL

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How much is the SIUE tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, SIUE's tuition & fees is $11,748 for Illinois residents and $12,922 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $26,052 for Illinois residents and $27,226 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

SIUE Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Illinois Residents Tuition & Fees$11,748
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$12,922
Books & Supplies Costs$956
On-campus Room & Board$10,272
On-campus Expenses$3,076
Off-campus Room & Board$10,272
Off-campus Expenses$3,076
2023-2024 Projection
Illinois Residents Tuition & Fees$12,558
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$12,558

How Much Does it Cost to Go to SIUE for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $65,957 at SIUE. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $124,669. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $80,639.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$14,213$28,073$18,585
Sophomore (2024-25)$15,634$30,025$19,589
Junior (2025-26)$17,196$32,139$20,660
Senior (2026-27)$18,914$34,431$21,805
4 Years Total$65,957$124,669$80,639
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$15,634$30,025$19,589
Sophomore (2025-26)$17,196$32,139$20,660
Junior (2026-27)$18,914$34,431$21,805
Senior (2027-28)$20,805$36,916$23,028
4 Years Total$72,549$133,511$85,082
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$17,196$32,139$20,660
Sophomore (2026-27)$18,914$34,431$21,805
Junior (2027-28)$20,805$36,916$23,028
Senior (2028-29)$22,884$39,613$24,337
4 Years Total$79,799$143,099$89,830
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$18,914$34,431$21,805
Sophomore (2027-28)$20,805$36,916$23,028
Junior (2028-29)$22,884$39,613$24,337
Senior (2029-30)$25,170$42,541$25,739
4 Years Total$87,773$153,501$94,909
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$20,805$36,916$23,028
Sophomore (2028-29)$22,884$39,613$24,337
Junior (2029-30)$25,170$42,541$25,739
Senior (2030-31)$27,686$45,723$27,241
4 Years Total$96,544$164,793$100,346

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, SIUE' tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Illinois, its tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $13,638.
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville$11,748$12,922
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Illinois Four-years Colleges$19,795
Public Schools$10,585$13,638
Private Schools$21,542

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between SIUE and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Southern Illinois University-EdwardsvilleEdwardsville, IL$11,748$12,922
Metropolitan State UniversitySaint Paul, MN$9,684$9,780
Radford UniversityRadford, VA$12,286$25,185
Virginia State UniversityPetersburg, VA$9,755$22,006
Winona State UniversityWinona, MN$10,498$17,230
Coppin State UniversityBaltimore, MD$7,001$13,789
Auburn University at MontgomeryMontgomery, AL$9,436$20,092
South Carolina State UniversityOrangeburg, SC$11,060$21,750
Lincoln UniversityLincoln University, PA$12,512$19,384
Minnesota State University-MankatoMankato, MN$9,490$18,860
Jacksonville State UniversityJacksonville, AL$12,426$22,716

Financial Aid and COA

At Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, 7,511 students (75%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $8,626.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at SIUE is $18,600 for students living on-campus and $18,600 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,894 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $10,649 and the average amount of student loans is $5,517.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$26,052$27,226
COA (off-campus)$26,052$27,226
Tuition & Fees$11,748$12,922
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$14,304$14,304
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$14,304$14,304
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$17,426$18,600
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$17,426$18,600
Average Financial Aid$8,626$8,626
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship7,51175%$8,626
Pell Grants3,21432%$4,889
Federal Student Loan3,94840%$6,128
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,89498%-
Grants or Scholarships1,86296%$10,649
Federal Grants80742%$5,800
Pell Grants79341%$5,325
Other Federal Grants24713%$1,853
State/Local Grants86745%$5,211
Institutional Grants1,81394%$5,863
Student Loan Aid87245%$5,517
Federal Student Loans84744%$4,851
Other Student Loans734%$9,621
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,2841,258$11,983
110,001 or more323310$5,523

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

SIUE's acceptance rate is 98.07%. A total of 8,995 applicants applied to and 8,821 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 1,992 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 22.58%.
To apply to SIUE, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank and Completion of college-preparatory program. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate98.07%97.67%98.27%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)22.58%24.95%21.35%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to SIUE. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,040 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 23.
Its SAT score is lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
SAT Total1,0409201,160
National Average1,168
Illinois Average1,140
SAT EBRW530470590
SAT Math510450570
ACT Composite231926
National Average24
Illinois Average25
ACT Math221726
ACT English221826

Student Population

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville has a total of 12,519 students including 9,321 undergraduate and 3,198 graduate students. By gender, there are 5,419 male students and 7,591 female students attending SIUE. The school offers online degree programs and 1,951 students enrolled online exclusively (15.58% of all students).
Total13,010 5,4197,591
Undergraduate9,967 4,2615,706
Graduate3,043 1,1581,885

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
AddressIl State Rte 157, Edwardsville, IL
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered121 Programs
Online Program Offered12 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered50 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate97.51%
Student Population12,519
Graduation Rate53%
Transfer-out Rate29%
Retention Rate71% (Full-time), 18% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate15 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties631 (Full-time), 268 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs2,102 (Full-time), 341 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$78,278
Average Staff Salary$55,486