Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Acceptance Rate 95.15 %
SAT Average 1,045
Tuition & Fees $15,240
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, four-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 2022 tuition & fees is $15,057 for Illinois residents and $15,240 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 95.15% and the graduation rate is 45% 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.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale's tuition & fees is $15,057 for Illinois residents and $15,240 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees are $16,162 for in-state students and $33,064 for out-of-state students.
2022 Tuition & Fees
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. The acceptance rate of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 95.15% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 21.39%. The average graduation rate is 45% 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 11 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 95.15 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 45 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 81 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 11,366
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 11 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
11 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $11,779 at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
AddressLincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901-4512
Online Applicationadmissions.siu.edu/apply/
Financial Aidfao.siu.edu/
Net Price Calculatorsiu.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx
Veterans Tuitionveterans.siu.edu/
Disability Servicedisabilityservices.siu.edu/

Offered Degrees

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale offers 254 major programs through online and on-site education where 24 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 Degree10815
Post Bachelor's Degree100
Master's Degree849
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