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College is expensive, but there are many ways to lighten the financial burden. No worthwhile education is cheap, and we're dedicated to ensuring every dollar is spent in a way that helps our students succeed.

Our Financial Aid Office will guide you through the process and help you squeeze the most out of every penny.

In order to apply for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Our School Code: 001758

Map of United States with Illinois HighlightedIt's a Saluki nation.
We’ve eliminated out-of-state tuition!

We’ve made it easy to become a Saluki no matter what state you call home. So go ahead -- Cross the (state) line!

The Saluki Commitment

We are closing the financial gap between you and your education. *Qualified students will have tuition and fees that are not included in their financial aid covered for EIGHT consecutive semesters at no cost to you or your family.

*Illinois resident who attended an Illinois high school.

Financial Aid Quick Facts

SIU awards more than $20 million ($4 million to new students) in undergraduate scholarships each year.

More than 5,500 incoming students are awarded scholarships each year through the Academic Scholarship Office.

The university employs about 2,000 students on campus each year. Those students earn more than $4 million.

We have more than 1,300 graduate assistantships.

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