Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville Reviews

4.24 out of 5 stars
(19 Reviews)
  • Edwardsville (IL)
  • Annual Tuition: $12,132
94% of 19 students said this degree improved their career prospects
100% of 19 students said they would recommend this school to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
Amber Patterson - 11/28/2015
Degree: Marketing
Graduation Year: 2004
"This was an excellent experience. The staff made the transition into adulthood smooth by showing support and patience. There was very little crime and everything was relatively close for students without transportation. My younger sister attended SIUE as well. I recommend this school."
3.3 out of 5 stars
Epi-girl - 11/3/2015
Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2005
"SIUE is very focused on providing a good education for it's students. There aren't a lot of big sporting events or campas-wide traditions but it is a good education with a sense of community. I felt like the faculty were interested in teaching as well as research. We were never taught solely by graduate students."
4.3 out of 5 stars
Brian - 11/3/2015
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2010
"SIU-Edwardsville is the smaller science-focused satellite to SIU in Carbondale. The psychology faculty truly care about their job and put forth thoughtful research. The university, as a whole, is on the edge of a town that isn't the most ideal for young adults (being more of a family-oriented town), but there is still plenty to do outside of studies."
4.3 out of 5 stars
Brittany Villard - 10/26/2015
Degree: Elementary Education
Graduation Year: 2009
"The education program is a highly accredited and recognized program at SIUE. Only a selected group of motivated students are chosen yearly. They build us to be the best teachers for our students and be prepared for the real world. The faculty is highly knowledgeable in the skill and gives their students everything they need to be successful. Great program!"
3.9 out of 5 stars
Go SIUE Cougars - 10/5/2015
Degree: Communications
Graduation Year: 2006
"Amazing campus. Up and coming facilities. Regionally strong in culture and activities. Low cost in state tuition. Amazing, supportive Athletic Dept."
3.8 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 9/4/2015
Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2013
"Great school if you want to focus and concentrate on academics without distractions. School is located in a small town but close enough to a major city to maintain a good distance to get work done."
4.9 out of 5 stars
DragonLord3000 - 6/30/2015
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2013
"The University itself was amazing. The size of the campus along with activities and the people made it an extremely satisfying experience."
4.5 out of 5 stars
Jennifer - 8/6/2014
Degree: Pharmacy
Graduation Year: 2017
"Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) School of Pharmacy is located on SIUE's campus, nestled in fields of grass and woodland. The campus has beautiful greenery, and the School of Pharmacy specifically has their own medicinal garden. This garden helps remind the students where the origins of the medications they are studying are. With the educational staff, the level of professionalism is unquestionable. The professors are all highly qualified, with many years experience in pharmacy and various educational backgrounds. What is unique about these professors teaching a doctorate program is how personable they are. They genuinely want to help their students not only to understand the material, but to succeed in the field of pharmacy. Many of them have open door policies, where you can just stop by and have help. Not only are the professors invested in the success of their students, the Dean of the School of Pharmacy makes frequent visits to the classrooms and tries to learn every student's name. He listens to the input of students and considers them in high regard. It's refreshing to have this kind of commitment from your professors and even the Dean of the school. Concerning the actual pharmacy degree, the curriculum is vigorous as a doctorate program should be. The classes though intertwine with each other and adds cumulatively to your building knowledge. Nothing you learn is superfluous and the professors even bring in practical, real life scenarios that even your first year you can understand. With this college specifically, they have you do a clinic rotation every semester to help you apply all of the literature you're learning about. This way you can develop clinical skills early and build upon them each year. Every experience is fun, hands-on, and insightful into the career you're going through all this schooling for. Through your years, you can choose electives and go to particular sites that interest you, and through this process you develop the sense of what type of pharmacist you want to be and how you are going to practice once you graduate. It's invaluable. My experience here has been beyond my wildest dreams and every arduous step of the way has made me feel accomplished and made me appreciate the caring faculty at this college. If you're going into pharmacy, this school will provide you a great experience and will certainly allow you to achieve the career of your dreams."
4.5 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 7/23/2013
Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2013
"Tell us about your college experience.I loved the professors in the Geography department at SIUE. They helped me find my current job.Would you get the same degree if you could start over?Yes, because I am passionate about the field of geography.What advice can you offer other students?Make the most of it and don't be afraid to choose a challenging degree if it is in a field that you love."