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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

College of Liberal Arts

Carbondale, IL

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Overview

Southern Illinois University Carbondale / College of Liberal Arts is located in Carbondale, IL, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Juris Doctor/Doctor of Philosophy (JD/PhD)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Music (MM)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 211
Doctoral Degrees 70

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

806
Applied
273
Accepted
259
Enrolled
34%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

789
Total Graduate Students
43%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
56%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.52%
Black or African American 4.44%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 1.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.25%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (49%)

Faculty

262
Total faculty
Full-time - 254
Part-time - 8
Male (172)
Female (90)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Archaeological theory, microeconomics, American literature, American government, learning and memory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Carbondale, IL  62901-4701
United States
Contact Dr. Meera Komarraju
Dean
Email: cola.dean@siu.edu
Phone: 618-453-2466