Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is located in Illinois, Springfield.

It is ranked as #127 in Best National University.

It is a public University.

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale offers following types of degrees and certificate programs:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree in research
  • Doctor's degree for professional practice

Acceptance rate at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale for undergraduate program was 71.96%.

Last year, 6219 students applied for undergraduate program and 4475 got accepted.

Acceptance rate of 71.96% makes it relatively easy to get admission.

3265 enrolled in graduate programs, which includes on campus and online Master's programs.

506 are reported as enrolled exclusively in distance education and 183 are enrolled in at least one distance education course, but not all distance education.

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale had 12170 students enrolled in undergraduate programs.

403 students were enrolled in top 6 Masters degree programs.

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale offers 87 graduate programs specialization.

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale does not have an open admission policy. It’s admission process is not so competitive.

Our students excel at passing the Praxis exam, a national exam necessary for ASHA certification, and have very high job placement. Job prospects are plentiful with a graduate degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Ranked as the number one job in America by Forbes, USA Today, Glassdoor and the Young Invincibles in 2015, the demand for physician assistants has never been higher. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 30 percent increase in job growth by 2024, only eight years from now.


Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has been ranked 127.


Acceptance Rate: 66.38%


Tuition for Graduate Programs: $28,170

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $23,640

Financial Aid

Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded: $10,921

Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded: $8,285

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale most popular Master's Degree programs with respect to student count are

Law : 86
Medicine : 64
Social Work : 61
Business Administration and Management -MBA : 45
Physician Assistant : 39

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale most popular under graduate programs with respect to student count are

Accounting , Accountancy : 128
Psychology : 99
Health Care Management and Administration : 99
Mechanical Engineering : 94
Biology and Biological Sciences : 91