Southern Illinois University - Carbondale: Statistics

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#177 of 2,496 In the United States
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
92%
Average SAT
1055
Average ACT
24
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
8,299
Graduates
3,067
Male:Female Ratio
50:50
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
siu.edu

Southern Illinois University - Carbondale Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 92% 91% 93%
Applicants 6,165 2,536 3,619
Admissions 5,658 2,297 3,355
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,322 609 712
Freshmen enrolled part time 39 16 23

2,592 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,725 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
781 or 57%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 930
or below

75% of them
had 1180
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Southern Illinois University - Carbondale are 930-1180 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
435 or 32%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Southern Illinois University - Carbondale are 20-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
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

White 7301 (64%)
Black or African American 1554 (14%)
Hispanic 961 (8%)
Nonresident Alien 917 (8%)
Two or more races 295 (3%)
Asian 285 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 16 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 15 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 11 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$13,293
Students receiving aid
97%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $9,591$11,268
Tuition in-state $9,591$11,268
Tuition out-of-state $9,591$28,170
Fee in-district $5,466$4,758
Fee in-state $5,466$4,758
Fee out-of-state $5,466$4,758

Room and board price

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

Southern Illinois University - Carbondale Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education 144 18 2
Accounting 118 43
Social Work 47 91
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 92 42
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist 27 61 45
Psychology, General 83 15 18
Automotive Engineering Technology & Technician 112
Aviation & Airway Management and Operations 110
Law 102
Industrial Technology & Technician 101
Criminology 75 6 5
Business Administration and Management, General 29 43 4
Architecture 36 34
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 54 16
Medicine 68
Mechanical Engineering 56 7
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 30 22 9
Information Technology 60
Fire Services Administration 44 14
Computer Science 31 22 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 54
Management Science 54
Zoology & Animal Biology 41 13
Forestry, General 49 2
Radio and Television 50
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other 12 34 4
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 49 1
Agricultural Economics 34 12
Civil Engineering, General 32 14
Airline & Commercial & Professional Pilot and Flight Crew 43
Fine & Studio Arts, General 37 5
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 42
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 33 3 6
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 17 24
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist 40
Physician Assistant 39
Elementary Education and Teaching 38
Animal Sciences, General 35 3
Finance, General 38
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 36
Aeronautics & Aviation & Aerospace Science and Technology, General 31
English Language and Literature, General 24 1 6
Journalism 30
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies 21 8
Hospitality Administration & Management, Other 27
Political Science and Government, General 26 1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 26
Environmental Studies 14 11
Physical Therapy Assistant 23
Physiology, General 22
Economics, General 12 4 6
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General 21
History, General 16 4 1
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 15 6
Soil Science and Agronomy, General 21
Curriculum and Instruction 5 15
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 19
Music, General 10 9
Agriculture, General 19
Computer Engineering, General 18
Anthropology, General 13 5
Special Education and Teaching, General 16 1
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 16
Linguistics 9 7
Applied Horticulture & Horticultural Business Services, Other 15
Apparel and Textiles, General 15
Chemistry, General 7 2 6
Mathematics, General 6 5 4
Manufacturing Engineering Technology & Technician 15
Botany & Plant Biology 10 2 2
Molecular Biochemistry 7 7
Physics, General 7 4 2
Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technologies & Technicians, Other 13
Nutrition Sciences 12
Geology & Earth Science, General 4 8
Community Health and Preventive Medicine 12
Health Teacher Education 7 4
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 10
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 7 3
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 10
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician 9
Sociology, General 4 2 3
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator 9
Communication and Media Studies, Other 9
Microbiology, General 8
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 8
History Teacher Education 7
Philosophy 3 3 1
Interior Design 7
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 7
Mass Communication & Media Studies 3 4
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 7
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 5 1
Public Administration 6
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture 6
Business & Managerial Economics 5
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling & Counselor 5
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 2 3
Creative Writing 5
Engineering, General 5
African-American & Black Studies 4
Dramatic & Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other 4
Health Unit Manager & Ward Supervisor 4
Plant Sciences, General 3
Rhetoric and Composition 2
Agricultural Teacher Education 2
Engineering Technologies & Technicians, General 2
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 2
Mining and Mineral Engineering 2
Molecular Physiology 2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 1
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Foreign Language Teacher Education 1
Russian Language and Literature 1
Forest Sciences and Biology 1
Pharmacology 1
Civil Engineering, Other 1
Grand Total 93 2,588 762 305
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 48% 45% 51%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 25%

Publications & Citations

Publications
21,829
Citations
652,451

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
4,644 / 110,722
Medicine
3,694 / 112,717
Biology
3,585 / 142,434
Psychology
2,961 / 115,512
Engineering
2,929 / 65,194
Environmental Science
2,896 / 94,512
Chemistry
2,599 / 97,178
Computer Science
2,031 / 52,564
Business
1,982 / 86,993
Physics
1,863 / 50,956
Mathematics
1,354 / 44,935
Materials Science
1,169 / 32,292
Economics
1,147 / 49,887
Sociology
949 / 20,689
Social Psychology
946 / 50,057
Ecology
903 / 41,492
Political Science
860 / 10,644
Demography
786 / 31,925
Child Psychology
729 / 28,681
Art & Design
716 / 8,138
Health Science
561 / 14,204
Geography and Cartography
547 / 12,927
Biochemistry
446 / 25,011
Botany
434 / 22,058
Geology
430 / 11,040
Agricultural Science
412 / 10,461
Education Majors
404 / 9,613
Communications and Public Relations
401 / 11,425
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
400 / 8,276
Clinical Psychology
385 / 14,085
Law
376 / 2,687
History
367 / 2,535
Genetics
365 / 20,502
Environmental Management
345 / 10,547
Marketing
322 / 14,709
Surgery
314 / 14,073
Math Teachers
312 / 8,148
Zoology
311 / 8,428
Cognitive Science
304 / 8,247
Statistics
298 / 8,429

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 430 3996
1992 417 4371
1993 369 4541
1994 364 4736
1995 390 5204
1996 464 5546
1997 455 6167
1998 408 7043
1999 403 7625
2000 469 8544
2001 480 9599
2002 519 11155
2003 598 12989
2004 648 15137
2005 719 17213
2006 750 19796
2007 869 22392
2008 859 26239
2009 959 30036
2010 937 33250
2011 1051 36973
2012 1025 41553
2013 1012 45649
2014 991 47614
2015 1014 47135
2016 1035 45317
2017 944 45492
2018 885 43149
2019 824 48412
2020 785 53546
2021 785 58405

Southern Illinois University - Carbondale alumni

  1. Bob Odenkirk

    Bob Odenkirk
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    actorfilm producerfilm directorcomedianwriter
    Biography

    Robert John Odenkirk is an American actor, comedian and filmmaker, best known for his role as the unscrupulous lawyer Saul Goodman on the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad and its spin-off Better Call Saul for which he received four nominations for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. He is also known for the HBO sketch comedy series Mr. Show with Bob and David, which he co-created and starred in with fellow comic and friend David Cross.

  2. Jim Belushi

    Jim Belushi
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorsingercomposer
    Biography

    James Adam Belushi is an American actor, comedian, singer, musician, cannabis farmer and businessman. He is best known for the role of Jim on the sitcom According to Jim (2001–2009). His other television roles include Saturday Night Live (1983–1985), Total Security (1997), and Twin Peaks (2017).

  3. Richard Roundtree

    Richard Roundtree
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorstage actorAmerican football playermodel
    Biography

    Richard Roundtree is an American actor and former model. Roundtree is noted as being "the first black action hero" for his portrayal of private detective John Shaft in the 1971 film Shaft, and its four sequels, released between 1972 and 2019. For his performance in the original film, Roundtree was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actor in 1972.

  4. Dick Gregory

    Dick Gregory
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-2017 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    comedianwritersocial activistsocial criticentrepreneur
    Biography

    Richard Claxton Gregory was an American comedian, civil rights leader and vegetarian activist. His writings were best sellers. Gregory became popular among the African-American communities in the southern United States with his "no-holds-barred" sets, poking fun at the bigotry and racism in the United States. In 1961 he became a staple in the comedy clubs, appeared on television, and released comedy record albums.

General info

Alternative names SIUC
Founded 1869
Motto Deo Volente
God willing
Colors maroon, white
Academic Calendar August to July (August - December; January-May; June-July)
Total FTE staff 4,558
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, Illinois, 62901-4512
United States
City population 26,000
Phone 6184532121
Fax +1 (618) 453 3085

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