For the 15th consecutive year, SIU-Edwardsville has been ranked among the best Regional Universities Midwest and among the top 15 public universities in that category. The nod comes from U.S. News & World Report, which recently released the list in the "Best Colleges of 2019" issue.

University spokesman Doug McIlhagga tells The Big Z it is again an honor to be included on this list.

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SIUE was featured at number 72 in this year’s rankings of 165 Regional Universities Midwest. The University is 14th overall among public universities in that category. The U.S. News overall scores are based on the reputation of SIUE in higher education, graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources and alumni giving.

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