Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$7,576

4.96% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$15,090

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

6.12%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

89.5%

6,273 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

13,796

78.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

47.6%

958 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 (401 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (272 degrees), and General Psychology (172 degrees).

In 2017, 3,340 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. 57.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,603 degrees), 8.48 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (307 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is $7,576, which is $-13,157 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is $7,576, which is $-13,157 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,090.

In 2017, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 55% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,576

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville was $7,576. The cost of tuition at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is $-13,157 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$15,090

2017 Value

1.76%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,090. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville grew by 1.76%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,211

Room and Board

$840

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville was of $9,211 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $840. The cost of room and board increased by 1.77% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.64% with respect to 2016, when 61% 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.

6.12%

2016 Default Rate

202

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville was 6.12%, which represents 202 out of the 3299 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 6,273 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 13.8% annual decline. Out of those 6,273 applicants, 5,615 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 89.5% acceptance rate.

There were 13,796 students enrolled at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in 2017, and 3% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville has an overall enrollment yield of 32%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

89.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

5,615

Accepted Out of 6,273

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville was 89.5% (5,615 admissions from 6,273 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 89.3%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -13.8%, while admissions declined by -13.6%.

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SAT Scores

3%

Submission Percentage

53

Scores Submitted

3% of enrolled first-time students at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville has a total enrollment of 13,796 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is 10,775 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,021. This means that 78.1% 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 72.8% White, 12.9% Black or African American, 4.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.12% Two or More Races, 2.17% Asian, 0.246% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0942% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (36.6%), followed by White Male (36.3%) and Black or African American Female (9.14%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (42%), followed by White Male (25.6%) and Black or African American Female (4.49%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,796 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is 10,775 and the part-time enrollment is 3,021. This means that 78.1% of students enrolled at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%

2017 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 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    10,042

  2. Black or African American

    1,784

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    593

The enrolled student population at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is 72.8% White, 12.9% Black or African American, 4.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.12% Two or More Races, 2.17% Asian, 0.246% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0942% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 236 students (1.71%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 484 more women than men received degrees from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. The majority of degree recipients at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville are white (2,603 degrees awarded). There were 8.48 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (307 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is Registered Nursing (401 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (272 degrees) and General Psychology (172 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 (172 degrees awarded), History (55 degrees), and Engineering (292 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 (474,631 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (377,421 people), Software developers (369,352 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (303,954 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (240,886 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (172 degrees awarded), History (55 degrees), Engineering (292 degrees), Psychology (217 degrees), and English (63 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, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (172 degrees awarded), History (55 degrees), Engineering (292 degrees), Psychology (217 degrees), and English (63 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 (778,715 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (517,619 people), Computer Systems Design (498,011 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (412,842 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (337,431 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (172 degrees awarded), History (55 degrees), Engineering (292 degrees), Psychology (217 degrees), and English (63 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. 401 degrees awarded

  2. 272 degrees awarded

  3. 172 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville was Registered Nursing with 401 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,428

  2. 1,912

In 2017, 1,428 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, which is 0.747 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,912).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 196 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.39 times more than the 141 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 349 degrees were awarded to women at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in Registered Nursing, which is 6.71 times more than the 52 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%

100% Completion Time

49%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 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, 49% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0.209% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,603 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    307 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    90 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is white (2,603 degrees awarded). There were 8.48 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (307 degrees).

1.14% of degree recipients (38 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,474 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,129 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    211 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is white female (1,474 degrees awarded). There were 1.31 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,129 degrees).

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Operations

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville has an endowment valued at nearly $22.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $454k (2.03%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville had a total salary expenditure of $382M. Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville employs 192 Associate professors, 149 Professors, and 127 Instructors. Most academics at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville are Male Associate professors (103), Male Professors(94), and Female Associate professors (89).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville are: Office and Administrative Support, with 319 employees, Service, with 303 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 279 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$22.4M

2017 Endowment

16.3%

growth from 2016

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville has an endowment valued at about $22.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville grew 16.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.7M 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. $20.3M - Federal

  2. $3.78M - State

  3. $506k - Local

As of 2017, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville received $20.3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.78M from state grants and contracts, and $506k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$123M

2017 Salaries

1.02%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville paid a median of $123M in salaries, which represents 32.3% of their overall expenditure ($382M) and a 1.02% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 11.5% decline from 2015 and a 0.0592% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$44.8M

Instructional Salaries

595

Number of Employees

In 2017, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville paid a total of $44.8M to 595 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

192 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

319 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville were Associate professor with 192 employees; Professor with 149 employees; and Professor with 127 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville were Office and Administrative Support with 319 employees; Service with 303 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 279 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville was Male Associate professor with 103 employees, Male Professor with 94 employees, and Female Associate professor with 89 employees.

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

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