The University boasts a regional economic impact of more than $514 million in the 2015 report, a 9% increase since 2010.
SIUE is the number one producer of bachelor’s degrees in the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).
For every state dollar spent on the University, SIUE generates $8.60 of economic impact in the local economy. SIUE also generated more than $24 million in state and local tax revenues in 2015.
SIUE is the second largest employer in the Madison-St. Clair County region.
As a result of SIUE athletics, expenditures in the region nearly doubled from $249,000 in 2010 to $497,000 in 2015.