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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Edwardsville, IL

Location and Setting


Edwardsville Population
24,663
Nearest Metropolitan Area
St. Louis
Campus Size
2,660 acres

Weather

Temperature
15.9 average low in January, 83.9 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
20 mile(s) from campus in St. Louis
Nearest Train Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Alton

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
25% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Cory Cougar
School Colors
Scarlet and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf     x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x    
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Wrestling     x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf    
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis    
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Wrestling x x
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, racquetball, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, fraternity and sorority life, campus activities board, sports clubs/intramurals, dance marathon, student government
Sororities
12% of women participate
Fraternities
7% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

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