General Information About Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, now in its second century, is a major public higher education institution dedicated to quality academic endeavors in teaching and research, to supportive programming for student needs and development, to effective social and economic initiatives in community, regional, and statewide contexts, and to affirmative action and equal opportunity.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army, Air Force)
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Postbaccalaureate certificate
- Master's degree
Campus Setting Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 11,509 Percent Admitted 69% Men Admitted 72% Women Admitted 65% Full Time Retention Rate 68%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 410 575 Math 430 585 Writing 410 530
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 19 24 English 18 24 Math 17 24 Writing 6 8
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 23,661 Native American 95.0 Asian 560.0 African American 3,894.0 Hispanic 928.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 13,269 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 2,781