Southern Illinois University Carbondale

country rank  200
world rank  483

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University Overview

Established in 1869, Southern Illinois University Carbondale is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Carbondale (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Illinois. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Springfield, Edwardsville, Alton, East St. Louis. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 149 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SIUC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym SIUC
Founded 1869
Motto Deo Volente
God willing
Colours Maroon and white

University Location

Address 860 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale (population range: 10,000-49,999)
62901-6831 Illinois
United States
T +1 (618) 453 2121
F +1 (618) 453 3085
Other locations Springfield, Edwardsville, Alton, East St. Louis

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 860 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale 62901-6831
+1 (618) 453 3070

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Southern Illinois University Carbondale's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation
1913


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation
  • American Bar Association (ABA)

Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018