Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to SIUE. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to SIUE.

What are your chances at SIUE?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at SIUE or any other U.S. college

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    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At SIUE, 42.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for SIUE?

    SIUE requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Not Required

    In addition to the above requirements, SIUE also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    SIUE requires a minimum of 30 credits.

    What are Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down SIUE transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline July 19
    Winter Transfer Deadline December 13
    Spring Transfer Deadline December 13
    Summer Transfer Deadline May 3

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to SIUE on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline rolling
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, SIUE received 2076 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 2014 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for SIUE is 97.01%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into SIUE. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at SIUE?

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    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 2014 accepted transfer students, 1240 students enrolled - that means the yield was 61.57%.

    SIUE accepts 98 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford SIUE

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    What are the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville transfer GPA requirements?

    SIUE requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, SIUE requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Will you enjoy transferring to SIUE?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to SIUE. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Edwardsville...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at SIUE is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to SIUE then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into SIUE

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the SIUE website for more info.
    SIUE accepts 97.01% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into SIUE, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.47 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.61. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of SIUE students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 440 558 499
    SAT Reading 458 505 481
    2018 Total SAT Score 898 1063 980
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 18 26 22
    ACT Reading 20 26 23
    2018 Total ACT Score 38 52 45

    Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville’s average SAT score is 980. To be a competitive applicant for Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at SIUE?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at SIUE or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to SIUE, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
    Transfering to Indiana State University
    Transfering to Ferris State University
    Transfering to University of Toledo
    Transfering to Wright State University-Main Campus