|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||4%|
|Student to faculty ratio||15:1|
|Dormitory capacity||4,492 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 9,106 applications and 6,980 students were granted admission. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is at the #75 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 97% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 4% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||880 to 1130|
|ACT||19 to 25|
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $22,748 and in-state students paid $9,099.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 51% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,790 (which is 8.1% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 2016-2017, was 1,556, which is 70% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,965 (which is 12.5% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has enrolled a total of 15,987 students (12,918 students full-time and 3,069 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 15,987 students, 1,520 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 54% men and 46% women and 12,182 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 3,805 for graduates studies.
Black/African American: 16%
Non-resident alien: 8%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||9%||141||1|
|Legal Professions And Studies||9%||136|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||7%||104|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||7%||99||3|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||7%||99|
|Personal And Culinary Services||5%||78||0|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||4%||68||0|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||4%||58|
|Visual And Performing Arts||3%||46|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,000. Last year, out of the total 5,658 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 5,262 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 6,697 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 6,094 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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