Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

USA

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The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching ranks SIUC among the top 5 percent of all U.S. higher education institutions for research.

  • Nationally ranked public university with 20,000+ students
  • Receives $75.53m in research grants & awards $282m in aid
  • Programs accredited by a diverse group of agencies
  • Welcomes international students from 100+ countries
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SIU- Something for Everyone

SIU

With the brains of a nationally ranked research university and the heart of a small college, Southern Illinois University (SIU) is where you would want to be. You’ll find the supportive, collaborative kind of community that enables you to thrive on a serene wooded campus.

SIU Carbondale is a doctoral research university enrolling students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. We offer more than 200 undergraduate, 70 masters and 31 doctoral programs in addition to professional degrees in law and medicine. 

SIU is the quintessential college environment that offers you everything you need plus some things you never even considered before.

Why SIU Carbondale?

There truly is something for every student at SIU Carbondale.  Have a look at a few points of pride:

  • SIU Carbondale is 27th among the nation’s 50 most entrepreneurial research universities – the number of alumni and students who identify themselves as founders and business owners on LinkedIn – in the 2015 Forbes magazine list of “America’s Most Entrepreneurial Universities.” That is a jump of 10 spots compared to the 2014 rankings. 
  • The university is among the top 5 percent of all U.S. higher education institutions for research. 
  • SIU Carbondale is one of 48 colleges and universities to earn national recognition for its economic development work in the region from The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. The designation as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University, awarded in 2015, is valid for 10 years
  • Graduate school programs are on the cutting edge and include an innovative professional science master’s degree in advanced energy and fuels management and an integrative graduate education and research training program in watershed science and policy that is supported by a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
  • SIU provides graduate degree opportunities of high quality and affordability. More than 55 percent of our graduate students are funded by teaching, research and administrative assistantships and fellowships.
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6.5

Undergraduate

6.0

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80

Undergraduate

68

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OVERALL COST OF LIVING

$10186

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION
Source: College Board

$9804

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

$22810

POSTGRADUATE

$33310

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Priyanka, India 5

SIU helps you in your Prfessional development

Being a graduate student in the Rehabilitation Institute has provided me with a number of opportunities to develop professionally through my graduate assistantships. As a graduate assistant I have not only had the opportunity to collaborate with professors to teach classes, but also attend conferences t read full review

Being a graduate student in the Rehabilitation Institute has provided me with a number of opportunities to develop professionally through my graduate assistantships. As a graduate assistant I have not only had the opportunity to collaborate with professors to teach classes, but also attend conferences to present research ideas and enhance my networking skills. show less

Alev, Turkey 5

Wonderful Academic Environment

Why did you choose to attend SIU? The doctoral program offers interdisciplinary courses and the academic environment cultivates multi-disciplinary research. What is your favorite class so far and why? History of Media Arts: Blaxploitation Films is my favorite class as it brings to light this important read full review

Why did you choose to attend SIU? The doctoral program offers interdisciplinary courses and the academic environment cultivates multi-disciplinary research. What is your favorite class so far and why? History of Media Arts: Blaxploitation Films is my favorite class as it brings to light this important genre through a historical perspective. What is your favorite place to go off campus? Giant City Park is my favorite location with its trails and beautiful scenery during autumn. show less

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