72%

Acceptance Rate

$11,738

Avg.Financial Aid

001758

FAFSA Code

About Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

12,817

Website

www.siu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

Lincoln Drive

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6184532121
Fax: 6184534609
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has been ranked at the 629th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

72%

SAT Range

1000 - 1210

ACT Range

20 - 26

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The admission to Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is easy and the students can make the most out of it. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at SIUC, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $40. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1030-1250, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 24. However, those getting an ACT score less than 21 might also be offered admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512. They can also call them at (618) 453-2121.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$16,105

Average Annual Cost

$9,638

Books And Supplies

$1,100

Other Fees

$5,066

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,622

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,941

Total One Year Cost

$29,367

Before applying to SIUC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $36,795. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

72%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

52%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$3,746

Faculty Overview

62%

Male Professors

38%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Teacher Education and Professional...

305 Graduates

Air Transportation

165 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

153 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

127 Graduates

Criminology

108 Graduates

Psychology, General

108 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

101 Graduates

Biology, General

96 Graduates

Social Work

87 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering Related Tech...

83 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

83 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

77 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

74 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

74 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

61 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

59 Graduates

Journalism

58 Graduates

Zoology/Animal Biology

58 Graduates

Marketing

57 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

57 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

56 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

55 Graduates

Forestry

49 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

46 Graduates

Fire Protection

46 Graduates

Civil Engineering

44 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

44 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

44 Graduates

Animal Sciences

41 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

41 Graduates

Architecture

38 Graduates

Agriculture, General

35 Graduates

Dental Support Services and Allied...

34 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

34 Graduates

History

34 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

32 Graduates

Nutrition Sciences

31 Graduates

Political Science and Government

31 Graduates

Computer Engineering

30 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

29 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

28 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

27 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

26 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

26 Graduates

Computer Science

26 Graduates

Funeral Service and Mortuary Scienc...

25 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

25 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

24 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

24 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

24 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

22 Graduates

Chemistry

18 Graduates

Mathematics

18 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

17 Graduates

Economics

17 Graduates

Soil Sciences

17 Graduates

Applied Horticulture and Horticultu...

16 Graduates

Legal Support Services

16 Graduates

Physiology, Pathology and Related S...

16 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

15 Graduates

Physics

15 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

13 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

13 Graduates

Apparel and Textiles

12 Graduates

Engineering Technology, General

12 Graduates

Philosophy

12 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

12 Graduates

Anthropology

11 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

11 Graduates

Mining and Mineral Engineering

9 Graduates

Music

9 Graduates

Botany/Plant Biology

7 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

7 Graduates

Sociology

7 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

6 Graduates

International/Global Studies

5 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

3 Graduates

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and...

2 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

9,552

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

39%

Full-time

85%

Part-time

15%

Students Gender

Male

54%

US National: 44%

Female

46%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

67% White

0% Unknown

15% Black

9% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

17%

Out Of State

82%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$59,314 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

26%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,292/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,330/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,330/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Salukis

School Colors

maroon and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Missouri Valley Conference

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

41

Sports Club

58

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Swimming and Diving

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by SIUC. At SIUC, $10,622 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at SIUC costs around $4,330 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At SIUC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 54% male and 46% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$42,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$12,000

$32,334

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$125 - 336

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

88%

Average Aid Per Year

$11,738

Students Receiving Federal Grants

47%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,530

Students Receiving State Aid

43%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,085

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

78%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,070

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$14,144

$30K - $48K

$14,214

$48K - $75K

$12,299

$75K - $110K

$7,856

> $110K

$4,627

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$889,110

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$9,067,712

The financial aid department of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $5,423, whereas the financial aid is $8,285. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $5,306 and institutional aid worth $8,285. At SIUC, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $889,110 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $9,067,712.

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