Southern Illinois University is a public research university.
U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges of 2015 ranks SIUE among the top 11 public universities (best Regional Universities Midwest category).
SIUE offers 43 undergraduate programs and 41 graduate programs including engineering, business, education and computer science.
Washington Monthly ranks SIUE 23rd out of the 684 universities in the U.S. that offer master's programs.
The Daily Beast ranks SIUE 21st in the nation among its Top 50 Safest Colleges.
Located just 25 minutes from the St. Louis metro area, SIUE provides many opportunities for professional growth and advancement due to the close proximity of major corporations like The Boeing Company, Anheuser-Busch, Edward Jones, Express Scripts and BJC Healthcare.
Ninety percent of SIUE students secure a job within six months of graduation.