Southern Illinois University - Carbondale Rankings

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In the World#457 of 14178
In North America#180 of 2629
In the United States#156 of 2528
In Illinois#6 of 100
In Carbondale#1 of 1
In History#257 of 5,620

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
66%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
25
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
8,466
Graduates
3,229
Male:Female Ratio
51:49
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
siu.edu

Southern Illinois University - Carbondale Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate66%69%65%
Applicants5,3772,3792,976
Admissions3,5691,6431,923
Freshmen enrolled full time1,019513505
Freshmen enrolled part time1899

2,331 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,086 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
717 or 69%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1030
or below

75% of them
had 1250
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Southern Illinois University - Carbondale are 1030-1250 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
565 or 55%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Southern Illinois University - Carbondale are 21-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White7557 (65%)
Black or African American1564 (13%)
Hispanic961 (8%)
Nonresident Alien941 (8%)
Two or more races329 (3%)
Asian278 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native20 (0.2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown14 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander11 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$12,481
Students receiving aid
95%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$9,456$11,268
Tuition in-state$9,456$11,268
Tuition out-of-state$23,640$28,170
Fee in-district$5,266$4,558
Fee in-state$5,266$4,558
Fee out-of-state$5,266$4,558

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity4,492
Combined charge for room and board$10,622
Room charge$6,292
Meal charge$4,330

Southern Illinois University - Carbondale Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education24014
Accounting12837
Social Work8561
Health & Health Care Administration & Management9929
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist276634
Psychology, General991411
Industrial Technology & Technician121
Aviation & Airway Management and Operations119
Automotive Engineering Technology & Technician103
Mechanical Engineering949
Criminology879
Biology & Biological Sciences, General914
Law86
Business Administration and Management, General37451
Electrical and Electronics Engineering491912
Architecture4333
Kinesiology and Exercise Science5916
Computer Science46244
Zoology & Animal Biology55145
Fire Services Administration5617
Civil Engineering, General5114
Medicine64
Forestry, General548
Radio and Television59
Marketing & Marketing Management, General58
Information Technology55
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies4311
Management Science53
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other15324
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies49
Elementary Education and Teaching46
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General1727
Aeronautics & Aviation & Aerospace Science and Technology, General43
Fine & Studio Arts, General3210
Cinematography and Film & Video Production42
Airline & Commercial & Professional Pilot and Flight Crew41
Animal Sciences, General383
Physician Assistant39
Agricultural Economics298
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist37
Finance, General35
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management30
Political Science and Government, General2711
Speech Communication and Rhetoric2413
English Language and Literature, General2053
Hospitality Administration & Management, Other27
Economics, General1467
History, General1852
Computer Engineering, General25
Music, General1213
Anthropology1627
Physical Therapy Technician & Assistant24
Agriculture, General24
Special Education and Teaching, General2211
Legal Assistant & Paralegal24
Nutrition Sciences23
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General194
Chemistry, General1346
Journalism22
Apparel and Textiles, General22
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General21
Linguistics129
Curriculum and Instruction147
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General182
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other19
Soil Science and Agronomy, General19
Early Childhood Education and Teaching18
Geology & Earth Science, General782
Philosophy377
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies & Technicians, Other16
Molecular Biochemistry88
Manufacturing Engineering Technology & Technician15
Physiology, General14
Sociology1013
Educational Leadership and Administration, General104
Public Administration14
Botany & Plant Biology544
Mathematics, General633
Community Health and Preventive Medicine12
Environmental Studies74
Interior Design11
Physics, General154
Health Teacher Education82
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor10
Plant Sciences, General9
Microbiology, General9
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General9
Rhetoric and Composition9
Applied Horticulture & Horticultural Business Services, Other9
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration9
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator9
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling & Counselor8
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services8
Mass Communication & Media Studies25
Mining and Mineral Engineering42
Creative Writing5
Engineering, General5
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture5
Dramatic & Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other4
Business & Managerial Economics4
Communication and Media Studies, Other4
Health Unit Manager & Ward Supervisor4
African-American & Black Studies3
English & Language Arts Teacher Education3
Food Science and Technology, Other3
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration3
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other2
History Teacher Education2
Engineering Technology, General2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching2
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician2
Mathematics Teacher Education2
Foreign Language Teacher Education2
International & Global Studies2
Commercial and Advertising Art1
Dental Laboratory Technology & Technician1
Design and Visual Communications, General1
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering1
Pharmacology1
Civil Engineering, Other1
Grand Total943,078766284
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate48%45%52%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 86%

Publications & Citations

Publications
26,088
Citations
711,225

Publication count by topic

Psychology
3,915
Biology
3,677
Medicine
2,339
Computer science
2,121
Chemistry
2,001
Mathematics
1,782
Materials science
1,271
Sociology
1,119
Political science
1,013
Economics
971
Business
885
Engineering
853
Environmental science
704
Geography
596
Geology
525
Physics
438
History
424
Art
368
Philosophy
241

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History1622,790
Political science23310,822
Business23532,619
Economics25935,298
Psychology262136,567
Sociology30420,032
Geography32811,960
Environmental science41018,860
Geology45712,881
Mathematics48133,006
Philosophy489546
Art498349
Biology499146,733
Engineering57014,735
Computer science57137,528
Medicine67664,651
Chemistry69260,642
Materials science76427,871
Physics12135,148

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19903593388
19914173742
19923954091
19933434220
19943434364
19953664867
19964355102
19974305646
19983646365
19993777045
20004237816
20014418793
200249510102
200355311856
200463113731
200568515708
200671518070
200783520503
200879824059
200991227478
201089930391
201199534695
201299038665
201397742408
201493844071
201599543749
2016100641490
201791441083
201884136072
201978741705
202069044734

General info

Alternative namesSIUC
Founded1869
WikipediaSouthern Illinois University Carbondale
MottoDeo Volente
God willing
Colorsmaroon, white
Academic CalendarAugust to July (August - December; January-May; June-July)
Total FTE staff4,458
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

AddressLincoln Drive
Carbondale, Illinois, 62901-4512
United States
City population26,000
Phone6184532121
Fax+1 (618) 453 3085

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