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Reviews 1629 total reviews with an average rating of 3.4

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3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: It's pretty good. Just don't get blackout drunk at a party and don't go to TKE and get roofied. Walk with a group through the woods at night and you'll be fine. Definitely safer than Rockford so that's a plus.

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: SIUC is a pretty cool school. It's nothing special, but I got a big scholarship to go here, so I guess it's worth it. I like my major and I just wanna go home for summer.

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I'm going into dentistry so I guess it doesn't really matter if I can get a job with this bachelors degree, but my job prospects are pretty good, so I think I'm fine.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Smith hall floods constantly and no one does anything about it. When my room flooded due to poor/old plumbing system, it took maintenance over 2 hours to help us in that emergency.

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3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I really have never wanted to be involved with Greek life. TKE will rape you if you go to their parties. KA is pretty cool though.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: I don't attend any athletic competitions and I don;t do any sports.

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Positives:

Beautiful campus

Unique Majors (ex. Microbiology)

Good research program

Good student involvement


The chemistry labs have broken equipment and are out of date

Some of the professors are terrible and do not care about the students

The parking policy makes it virtually impossible to park without getting ticketed

Loss of funding for research

Poor student retention rate

3 College Junior

Greek Life: Not being involved in Greek Life has let me find my own way. It is all very stereotypical and definitely not my scene.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I'm not going to say there aren't flaws in the system. You will get that anywhere you are. But I really do love it here! Get connected with faculty and you will have great friends (and references) for life!

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3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I think the health services offered are great but I think the school could be doing a better job preventing the need for some of the services

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I enjoy most of the professors and I think the diversity of classes they offer is great

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I don't know for sure, but I do think I will be able to get a job after school

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I like living on campus, the dorms aren't amazing, but they are dorms

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The students are put first. We are a Division I school but there is not an emphasis on our sports teams, although we probably spend too much money on them.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel really safe and comfortable on campus

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: There's a good variety of course. Some professors are good and fun to be around while others are boring and have no fun

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Our campus have a lot of professionals to help you with internships and career services

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I love the social atmosphere and being close as a community

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: Never attempted or been apart of Greek life

4 College Freshman

Athletics: Absolutely love the Rec center

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I have met so many people and have enjoyed all of my classes!

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: Getting a degree from SIU is gold! there are so many jobs that won't even think twice.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: the quality of professors vary, some can seem not interested, but they are few. Most professors really care and show lots of interest in the courses. Grades are fair and tests really test your knowledge.

5 College Junior

Health & Safety: Saftey is important and if anyone ever needs help, there are plenty of resources.

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: it's awesome to live on campus. there is always something to do and it's close to classes


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