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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 small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Registrar
1263 Lincoln Drive, MC 4701
Carbondale, IL  62901
United States
Contact Rachel Frazier
Interim Director of the Registrar
Email: regstrar@siu.edu
Phone: 618-453-2963
Fax: 618-453-2915

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
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, Other Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Management Sciences And Quantitative Methods, Other Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Radio And Television Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Educational/instructional Technology 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
Social Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Trade And Industrial Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
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
Industrial Technology/technician Checkmark
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
Human Development, Family Studies, And Related Services, Other 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
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
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
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 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
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
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
Social Work Checkmark
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
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics 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

9,762
Applied
8,933
Accepted
8,058
Enrolled
92%
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Female Admissions

5,803
Females Applied
5,368
Females Accepted
93%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,959
Males Applied
3,565
Males Accepted
90%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.19
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 Not reported June 1st Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported January 1st 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 522 460 595
SAT Math 506 440 570
ACT Composite 24 19 27

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

5,778
Full-time student fees
4,330
Room & board
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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

16,779
Avg. Financial Aid Package
17,711
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
15,972
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,266
Avg. Loan Aid
6,070
Avg. Grant Aid
11,243
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
56%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
18%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

8,058
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
19%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.37%
Black or African American 16.74%
White or Caucasian 66.04%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 1.84%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 3.52%
Other 0.04%

Gender

Male (49.37%)
Female (49.91%)

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 41%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, International Student Festival and Dawgs Nite Out

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local sororities
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
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Brightway Path, Safe Walk App, RAVE messaging system, Emergency Call Boxes, Night Safety Transit, Saluki Patrol Officers (Student Patro

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1B Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark Division 1B No
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Golf No Division 1B Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark Division 1B No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1B No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1B No
Rugby Checkmark Division 1B No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1B No
Softball Checkmark Division 1B No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1B Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark Division 1B No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1B No
Track And Field No Division 1B Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1B No
Water Polo Checkmark Division 1B No
Weight Lifting Checkmark Division 1B No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Checkmark No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark Checkmark No
Indoor Track No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark Checkmark No

Faculty

984
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 778
Part-time - 206
Male - 567
Female - 424
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