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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Carbondale, IL. The 2019 average net price at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is $16,105. Acceptance rate is 71.85%. The school has a total enrollment of 12,817.
Mission StatementSIU embraces a unique tradition of access and opportunity, inclusive excellence, innovation in...
SIU embraces a unique tradition of access and opportunity, inclusive excellence, innovation in research and creativity, and outstanding teaching focused on nurturing student success. As a nationally ranked public research university and regional economic catalyst, we create and exchange knowledge to shape future leaders, improve our communities, and transform lives.


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Top Ranked
Location: Carbondale, IL
Student Body: 12,817
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.siu.edu
Acceptance Rate: 71.85%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 71.85%
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $40
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $9,255
Out of State/International Tuition: $23,138
In State Grad Tuition: $11,268
Out of State Grad Tuition: $28,170
Room and Board: $10,622
Books and Supplies: $1,100
Other Fees: $5,066
Net Price In-District/State: $16,105
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 1,133
  • Men / Women Ratio: 591 / 542
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 500 - 610
  • Median SAT Math Range: 500 - 600
  • Median ACT Range: 20 - 26
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Considered
  • Total International Students: 12
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Health Professions: 12%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 11%
  • Education: 10%
  • Engineering: 7%
  • Engineering Technology: 6%

Academic Programs

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale offers 276 Total Programs in Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Health Professions. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
Explore All Programs
Associate's Degree ProgramsSouthern Illinois University-Carbondale offers 7 Associate's Degree Programs
Health Professions
  • Dental Laboratory Technology, Technician Degree
  • Medical Radiologic Technology, Science - Radiation Therapist Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Physical Therapy Technician, Assistant Degree
  • Respiratory Care Therapy, Therapist Degree
Personal/Culinary Services
  • Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Transportation, Materials Moving
  • Airline, Commercial, Professional Pilot and Flight Crew Degree
Visual and Performing Arts
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsSouthern Illinois University-Carbondale offers 106 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
  • Automotive Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies, Technicians, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Engineering Technology, General Degree
  • Industrial Technology, Technician Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, Liberal Studies Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic, Repair Technician
  • Avionics Maintenance Technology, Technician Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
Personal/Culinary Services
  • Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Transportation, Materials Moving
  • Aeronautics, Aviation, Aerospace Science and Technology, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Aviation, Airway Management and Operations Degree
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsSouthern Illinois University-Carbondale offers 80 Master's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
  • Counselor Education, School Counseling and Guidance Services Degree
  • Curriculum and Instruction Degree
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
  • Health Teacher Education Degree
  • Higher Education, Higher Education Administration Degree
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Degree
  • Special Education and Teaching, General Degree
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Degree
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Degree
  • Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language, Esl Language Instructor Degree
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Engineering
Engineering Technology
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General Degree
  • Community Health and Preventive Medicine Degree
  • Health Information, Medical Records Administration, Administrator Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Health Unit Manager, Ward Supervisor Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Health, Health Care Administration, Management Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Medical Radiologic Technology, Science - Radiation Therapist Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Physician Assistant Degree
  • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselor Degree
History
Human Sciences
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General Degree
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsSouthern Illinois University-Carbondale offers 44 Doctorate Degree Programs
Agriculture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Business Administration and Management, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Certificate ProgramsSouthern Illinois University-Carbondale offers 9 Certificate Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Communication
Education
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Health Professions
  • Medical Radiologic Technology, Science - Radiation Therapist Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 40%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 47%
  • 1st Year Retention: 67%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $43,200
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 12,817
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 63%
  • Black Students: 15%
  • Non-resident, alien: 9%
  • Hispanic Students: 8%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • Asian Students: 2%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%
  • Unknown: <1%

Transfer Agreements

To Program1 Agreements with 15 Colleges
Computer Science
Elgin Community College
Frontier Community College
Heartland Community College
John A Logan College
Kaskaskia College
Lewis and Clark Community College
Lincoln Trail College
Olney Central College
Parkland College
Richland Community College
Shawnee Community College
Southeastern Illinois College
Southwestern Illinois College
Vincennes University
Wabash Valley College
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Elgin Community College
Computer Science
Frontier Community College
Computer Science
Heartland Community College
Computer Science
John A Logan College
Computer Science
Kaskaskia College
Communication Technology
Computer Science
Lewis and Clark Community College
Computer Science
Lincoln Trail College
Computer Science
Olney Central College
Computer Science
Parkland College
Computer Science
Richland Community College
Computer Science
Shawnee Community College
Computer Science
Southeastern Illinois College
Computer Science
Southwestern Illinois College
Computer Science
Vincennes University
Computer Science
Wabash Valley College
Computer Science