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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Carbondale, IL
University Website: www.siuc.edu
Apply Online: admissions.siuc.edu/applynow.html
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Southern Illinois University is a public research university located in Carbondale, Illinois, United States. Founded in 1869, SIU is the flagship campus of the Southern Illinois University system. (The other members are Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, and Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine.) The university is known in official parlance as SIUC but colloquially as SIU. SIU's total undergraduate enrollment is around 20,000.

The University is categorized as an RU/H Research University (high research activity) in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. SIU is recognized in the U.S. News & World Report rankings as a "National University," that is, a university which grants a variety of doctoral degrees and strongly emphasizes research; SIUC's ranking in the 2011 US News ratings is #170. Additionally, the National Science Foundation ranks SIU #101 among public universities in the U.S. for total research and development expenditures, and #142 among all U.S. universities. The University offers more than 200 undergraduate majors, minors, and specializations, 30 doctoral and more than 60 master's degree programs; law and medical degrees.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $18,342.00 avg tuition

Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901-4512
(618) 453-2121

Apply online Admissions:
admissions.siuc.edu/
Financial Aid:
www.siuc.edu/~fao/

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Personal And Culinary Services
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Transportation And Materials Moving
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Statistics:
Applied 14,511
Admitted 6,402 44%
Enrolled total 2,417
Full Time: 2,350
Part Time 67
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 450 570
SAT Math 445 610
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 18 24
ACT English 18 24
ACT Math 17 24
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 66%
4-year graduation rate 24%
6-year graduation rate 44%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $7,337.00 $7,337.00 $18,342.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $3,244.00 $3,244.00 $3,244.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $260.00 $260.00 $650.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,414.00 $8,414.00 $21,035.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $3,238.00 $3,238.00 $3,238.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $350.00 $350.00 $875.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,648.00 $8,648.00 $2,681.00
Other Expenses $2,681.00 $2,681.00 $2,681.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $30.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,100.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 89%
Percent receiving grant aid 68%
Avg amount of grant aid $9,583.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 73%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,467.00

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agricultural Economics X X
Agriculture, General X
Animal Sciences, General X X
Plant Sciences, General X X
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architecture X X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Botany/Plant Biology X X
Microbiology, General X
Molecular Biochemistry X
Molecular Physiology X
Pharmacology X
Physiology, General X
Zoology/Animal Biology X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other X
Business/Managerial Economics X
Finance, General X
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other X
Management Science X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication and Media Studies, Other X
Journalism X X
Journalism, Other X
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
Radio and Television X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Curriculum and Instruction X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Health Teacher Education X X
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other X
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels X
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor X
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education X X
ENGINEERING
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Civil Engineering, Other X
Computer Engineering, General X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Mechanical Engineering X X
Mining and Mineral Engineering X X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician X
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other X
Engineering Technology, General X
Industrial Technology/Technician X
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
Rhetoric and Composition X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Apparel and Textiles, General X
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Linguistics X X
Russian Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X X
Community Health and Preventive Medicine X
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist X
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician X
Health Unit Manager/Ward Supervisor X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist X X
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant X
Physician Assistant X X
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other X X
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist X
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X X
Fire Services Administration X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General X
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence X
Legal Assistant/Paralegal X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MECHANIC AND REPAIR TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
Nutrition Sciences X
Systems Science and Theory X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Forestry, General X X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies X X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PERSONAL AND CULINARY SERVICES
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Educational Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Economics, General X X
Geography X X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X X
TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIALS MOVING
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew X
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Art/Art Studies, General X
Cinematography and Film/Video Production X
Design and Visual Communications, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other X
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X X
Interior Design X
Music, General X X

Southern Illinois University Carbondale Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Program $2,500 February 15, 2017

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