Take advantage of these tools while working through the admissions process:
Take the next STEP to becoming a Saluki!
The Saluki Transfer Estimator Portal (STEP) is a web-based tool that integrates institutional course equivalency and degree audit data to provide an unofficial credit estimation and a more seamless transfer process.
View the transfer checklist for detailed steps on becoming a Saluki.
Whether you are transferring from a community college or another university, SIU wants to be a part of your future! Southern Illinois University is a transfer student-friendly institution and transfer students make up a large segment of our student population.
- What is the institution’s transfer credit policy? How many credits can I transfer in? Do all credits apply towards my major?
- Do you accept prior learning exams or experience as academic credit?
- How does your institution accept and evaluate repeated courses?
- Do I still need to provide transcripts?
- I’m thinking about transferring. What courses should I take in preparation?
- Should I complete an associate’s degree?
- Do you have any transfer scholarships or additional funding opportunities for transfer students?
- Do you have any special programs with local community colleges?
- Do you have any special programs with local high schools?
- How is the Saluki Transfer Estimator Portal different from other transfer credit tools?
Financial Aid and Scholarships
- SIU Financial Aid Office
- SIU Cost Calculator
- Eligibility for Illinois Residency
- SIU Searchable Scholarship Database
- Illinois Student Assistance Commission
- FAFSA on the Web
- Federal Student Aid
- The Financial Aid Information Page
- National Collegiate Athletic Association
- Black Excel: The College Help Network
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund