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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

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Acceptance Rate 92 %
SAT Average 1,055
Tuition & Fees $15,104
($14,722)
Student Population 11,366
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $11,779

Academic Overview

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Campus, Carbondale, IL
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Carbondale, Illinois. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $14,722 for Illinois residents and $15,104 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 11,366 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 92% and the graduation rate is 48% last year.
The salary after graduation from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $49,500. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are $14,722 for Illinois residents and $15,104 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $16,026 for in-state students and $32,928 for out-of-state students.
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale 2021 Tuition & Fees
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate$14,722$15,104
Graduate$16,026$32,928
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. The acceptance rate of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 92% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 29%. The average graduation rate is 48% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $11,779 and 78% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 11,366 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 92 %.
Acceptance Rate
92%
Graduation Rate for Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 48 %
Graduation Rate
48%
Retention Rate for Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 72 %
Retention Rate
72%
Student Population for Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 11,366
Student Population
11,366
Student to Faculty Ratio for Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 13 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $11,779 at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.
Financial Aid Amount
$11,779

Offered Degrees

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale offers 247 major programs through online and on-site education where 30 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate10
Associate's Degree70
Bachelor's Degree10620
Post Bachelor's Degree90
Master's Degree8010
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship420
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:4,492)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,330)

Veterans Benefits

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges