School Overview

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is a Public, 4 years college located in Carbondale, Illinois. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale ranked 139th in National Universities and 16th in Illinois Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 11,366 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale's acceptance rate is 95.15% last year (undergraduate school).
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
AddressLincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901-4512
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 95.15% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 21.39%. The application fees are $40 for undergraduate programs and $65 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate95.15 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)21.39 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$65

Tuition & Fees

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale's 2022 tuition & fees is $15,057 for Illinois residents and $15,240 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $16,162 for Illinois residents and $33,064 for out-of-students.
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$15,057$15,240
Graduate Tuition & Fees$16,162$33,064
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 11,366 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 1,725 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has 8,299 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 3,067 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students11,366
Undergraduate Students8,299
Graduate Students3,067
Online Enrollment1,725

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs254 Programs
Number of online programs24 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs2 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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