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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Campus, Carbondale, IL

Applying to Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Acceptance Rate 72.00%
Yield 25.01%
SAT Average 1,105
ACT Average 69
Applicants 6,232

Applying To Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 72% at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale where total 6,232 students applied and 4,487 were accepted. Next table describes the general admission information for applying to Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.

Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$65
Admission Informationadmissions.siu.edu/
Online Applicationadmissions.siu.edu/applynow.html

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For academic year 2018-2019, total 6,232 students (2,773 men and 3,446 women) applied to Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and 4,487 (2,052 men and 2,412 women) students were admitted to the school. Among them, 595 men and 531 women were enrolled into Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. Following table shows the Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Admission Statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield, also known as enrolment rate, where the acceptance rate is 72.00% and yield is 25.01%.

Admission Statistics at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
TotalMenWomen
Applicants6,2322,7733,446
Admitted4,4872,0522,412
Enrolled1,122595531
Acceptance Rate 72.00% 74.00% 69.99%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 25.01% 29.00% 22.01%
[Chart] Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

776 applicants (75% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 574 applicants (55%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,210 and 25th percentile score is 1,000. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 79 and 25th percentile score is 58. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.

Average SAT and ACT Scores at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing500610
SAT Math500600
ACT Composite2026
ACT Math1826
ACT English2027
[Chart] SAT Scores at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
[Chart] ACT Scores at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Admission Requirements

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale requires 4 articles and recommends 1 articles to submit to their applicants. In addition, 1 items are considered but not required to submit. Next table summarizes the application requirements at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Application Requirements for Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is Semester. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences. Next table describes credits that Southern Illinois University-Carbondale accepts.

Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits