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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Carbondale, IL

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Overview

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is a University institution located in Carbondale, IL, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Registrar
1263 Lincoln Drive, MC 4701
Carbondale, IL  62901
United States
Contact Tamora Workman
Director of the Registrar&#;s Office
Email: regstrar@siu.edu
Phone: 618-453-2963
Fax: 618-453-2915

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Economics Checkmark
Agriculture, General Checkmark
Animal Sciences, General Checkmark
Applied Horticulture/horticultural Business Services, Other Checkmark
Food Science And Technology, Other Checkmark
Plant Sciences, General Checkmark
Soil Science And Agronomy, General Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Microbiology, General Checkmark
Physiology, General Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
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Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, Other Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Information Science/studies Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Mining And Mineral Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Automotive Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Electrical/electronic Engineering Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/technicians, General Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles, General Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Dental Hygiene/hygienist Checkmark
Dental Laboratory Technology/technician Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist Checkmark
Physical Therapy Assistant Checkmark
Physician Assistant Checkmark
Rehabilitation And Therapeutic Professions, Other Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Assistant/paralegal Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Avionics Maintenance Technology/technician Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Forestry, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Personal And Culinary Services Associate Bachelors
Funeral Service And Mortuary Science, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Fire Services Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology, General Checkmark
Airline/commercial/professional Pilot And Flight Crew Checkmark
Aviation/airway Management And Operations Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Dramatic/theatre Arts And Stagecraft, Other Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,165
Applied
5,658
Accepted
8,251
Enrolled
92%
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Female Admissions

3,619
Females Applied
3,355
Females Accepted
93%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,536
Males Applied
2,297
Males Accepted
91%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.23
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 2.75

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 21st Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen August 21st Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 531 490 670
SAT Math 523 480 680
ACT Composite 24 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,638
In-state
9,638
Out-of-state
9,638
In-district
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Fees

5,466
Full-time student fees
10,622
Room & board
6,292
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Minorities
Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

16,175
Avg. Financial Aid Package
17,817
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,558
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,409
Avg. Loan Aid
7,915
Avg. Grant Aid
8,908
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
53.8%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

8,251
Total Undergrad students
20%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (51.73%)
Female (48.27%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 35%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, International Student Festival and Theta Xi Variety Show

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Undergraduate Student Government, Greek Councils, International Student Council, Black Affairs Council and Dawg Pound

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
well-lit pathways, night safety vans, student transit system and extensive video security camera system

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 1B Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing No No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

960
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 777
Part-time - 183
Male - 550
Female - 410
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