Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,559
2.56% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$14,506
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.22%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
85%
8,773 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
12,860
72.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
51.8%
1,083 Graduates

About

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is a higher education institution located in Madison County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville were Registered Nursing (485 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (244 degrees), and General Psychology (184 degrees).

In 2020, 3,500 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. 58.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,658 degrees), 8.05 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (330 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is $8,559, which is $−13,971 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is $8,559, which is $−13,971 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,506.

In 2020, 72% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 48% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,559
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville was $8,559. The cost of tuition at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is $−13,971 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$14,506
2020 Value
1.92%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,506. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville grew by 1.92%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,881
Room and Board
$915
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville was of $9,881 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $915. The cost of room and board increased by 1.23% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.12% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

72%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
48%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 12.5% with respect to 2019, when 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.22%
2018 Default Rate
173
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville was 5.22%, which represents 173 out of the 3314 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville received 8,773 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 20.1% annual growth. Out of those 8,773 applicants, 7,461 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 85% acceptance rate.

There were 12,860 students enrolled at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in 2020, and 48% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville has an overall enrollment yield of 20.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

85%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
7,461
Accepted Out of 8,773

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville was 85% (7,461 admissions from 8,773 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 85.7%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 20.1%, while admissions grew by 19.2%.

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SAT Scores

48%
Submission Percentage
739
Scores Submitted

48% of enrolled first-time students at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville has a total enrollment of 12,860 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is 9,366 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,494. This means that 72.8% of students enrolled at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.1% White, 12.4% Black or African American, 4.95% Hispanic or Latino, 3.44% Two or More Races, 2.74% Asian, 0.194% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.14% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.7%), followed by White Male (33.4%) and Black or African American Female (8.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.6%), followed by White Male (27.3%) and Black or African American Female (6.72%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,860 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is 9,366 and the part-time enrollment is 3,494. This means that 72.8% of students enrolled at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    9,149
  2. Black or African American
    1,595
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    637

The enrolled student population at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is 71.1% White, 12.4% Black or African American, 4.95% Hispanic or Latino, 3.44% Two or More Races, 2.74% Asian, 0.194% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.14% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 280 students (2.18%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 604 more women than men received degrees from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is white (2,658 degrees awarded). There were 8.05 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (330 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is Registered Nursing (485 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (244 degrees) and General Psychology (184 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (154 degrees awarded), History (52 degrees), and Engineering (261 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville are Other managers (466,344 people), Software developers (465,376 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (351,034 people), Civil engineers (276,239 people), and Postsecondary teachers (245,878 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (154 degrees awarded), History (52 degrees), Engineering (261 degrees), Physical Sciences (65 degrees), and Psychology (222 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Computer hardware engineers

The most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (154 degrees awarded), History (52 degrees), Engineering (261 degrees), Physical Sciences (65 degrees), and Psychology (222 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville are Elementary & secondary schools (626,481 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (535,819 people), Computer Systems Design (531,016 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (456,483 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (342,174 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (154 degrees awarded), History (52 degrees), Engineering (261 degrees), Physical Sciences (65 degrees), and Psychology (222 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.
Most Common
  1. 485 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 244 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 184 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville was Registered Nursing with 485 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,448
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
2,052
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,448 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, which is 0.706 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,052).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 174 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.16 times more than the 150 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 422 degrees were awarded to women at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in Registered Nursing, which is 6.7 times more than the 63 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%
100% Completion Time
47%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 26% of students graduating from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.739% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,658 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    330 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    132 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is white (2,658 degrees awarded). There were 8.05 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (330 degrees).

1.77% of degree recipients (62 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,552 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,106 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    233 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is white female (1,552 degrees awarded). There were 1.4 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,106 degrees).

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Operations

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville has an endowment valued at nearly $27.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.68M (20.7%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville had a total salary expenditure of $361M. Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville employs 180 Associate professors, 179 Professors, and 136 Instructors. Most academics at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville are Male Professors (109), Male Associate professors(99), and Female Instructors (93).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville are: Office and Administrative Support, with 328 employees, Service, with 277 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 274 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$27.4M
2020 Endowment
3.09%
growth from 2019

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville has an endowment valued at about $27.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville grew 3.09% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.2M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $17.8M - Federal
  2. $4.13M - State
  3. $289k - Local

As of 2020, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville received $17.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.13M from state grants and contracts, and $289k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$139M
2020 Salaries
5.22%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville paid a median of $139M in salaries, which represents 38.5% of their overall expenditure ($361M) and a 5.22% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.805% growth from 2018 and a 6.33% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$52.4M
Instructional Salaries
628
Number of Employees

In 2020, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville paid a total of $52.4M to 628 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
180 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
328 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville were Associate professor with 180 employees; Professor with 179 employees; and Professor with 136 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville were Office and Administrative Support with 328 employees; Service with 277 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 274 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville was Male Professor with 109 employees, Male Associate professor with 99 employees, and Female Instructor with 93 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.

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