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Apply to Achieve

⛔ Achieve is no longer accepting applications for Fall 2021 entry.

📅 We will begin accepting applications for Fall 2022 entry on September 1, 2021.

  1. Download and complete the Achieve Application
  2. Provide copies of IEP, 504, Psychoeducational or Neuropsych documentation
  3. Submit application materials to 📧 achieve@siu.edu
  4. See review process below
Achieve Application - Download

Eligibility for Achieve

  • Current or admitted SIU student
  • Successful application to Achieve
  • Cognitive abilities commensurate with college achievement
  • Age appropriate social and emotional maturity
  • Documented learning disability, attention deficit disorder, or other related learning differences
  • Minimum high school GPA of 2.5 out of 4.0
  • High school courses must meet standard requirements for college admissions

Application Review Process

  1. Submit the completed Achieve application with supporting documentation to 📧 achieve@siu.edu
  2. You will receive an email with our decision to decline or to interview.
  3. If you are invited to interview, we will schedule an appointment with you. Parents and student are invited to attend the interview together. The cost of the interview is $150 payable by credit card.
  4. A final decision to accept you will be determined at the conclusion of the interview.
  5. Formal acceptance paperwork will be provided to all final candidates.
  6. If you have not yet been admitted to SIU, please complete your SIU admission: https://admissions.siu.edu/