It's all within reach

World-changing research and life-changing conversations, professors who ask questions you’ve never considered, indispensible resources to ensure nothing gets in your way. With all the brains of a nationally ranked research university and all the heart of a small college, SIU puts new ideas and new life possibilities within reach.

For Prospective Undergraduates

You’ve come to the right place for the quintessential college experience: SIU offers everything you need, plus extras that inspire.

Undergraduate Admissions will walk you through the application process, and introduce you to our majors and minors and our multi-faceted and supportive campus life.

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Have you been accepted? Congratulations! Here are the next steps for accepted students.

For Prospective Grad Students

You may be admitted to the Graduate School by either applying directly to a particular degree program or by applying as a Nondeclared Graduate Student.

Learn more about applying as a graduate student.

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For Everyone

Tuition and Fees: As a publicly supported institution, SIU offers exceptional value.

Financial Aid: Nearly 80 percent of SIU’s students receive financial aid.

SIU at a Glance: 20,000 students, a wooded campus, a place to thrive


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