• Southern Illinois University

University Overview

·         SIUE is a vibrant metropolitan university that provides students with a high quality, affordable education

·         Its tuition fees are among the lowest of all four year institutions in Illinois

·         Provides students a rigorous and rewarding learning environment

·         Over 100 undergraduate programs and 70 graduate programs, and they also have some PhD programs available

·         Within the university, they have seven different colleges and College of Arts and Sciences is the biggest one of them

·         They also have Masters in Clinical Psychology

·         The university has a Nepalese students association as well

·         They currently have 21 students from Nepal


Location State City

Other Campus Location


QS Global Rank: 0

Times Higher Education Rank: 0

University Feature

·         Application is available online

·         Application fee waiver is available for students applying through agents

·         Fill in the information release form and once this form is received, then only the application fee is waived

·         The documents are to be uploaded online in the application portal

·         If a student gets accepted, they need to send out all the original documents before they can issue an I-20

·         E-ship global is used for I-20

·         No recommendation letter is needed for undergraduate admissions and for graduate admissions the number of recommendation letter depends on the program they are applying to

·         No SOP is needed for undergraduates

·         They have rolling admissions for most programs

·         They do not accept 3 years bachelor degree 


University Intakes

Intake For Intake Date

Scholarship and Funding

Scholarships & Funding:

Geo Scholarship: This week the boards of trustees are going to work on extending the same geo scholarship that’s available to undergraduate students to the post graduate students as well. We will be notified once this decision is approved

Competitive Graduate Award: This is an academic award for only one academic year. It includes full tuition waiver and a monthly stipend

Graduate Scholar Awards: It is for students who are not represented well in their field of study, for example; women in engineering. This award includes 1 year tuition waiver

Graduate Assistantship:

·         Mostly given to Master’s student

·         Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant and Graduate Assistant are available

·         They have to apply to these positions