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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University Carbondale



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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- Something for Everyone


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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Here's what Indian students are saying about their experience at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

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When asked, 100% of reviewers recommend Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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Arun, India 4

Have a goal and work towards it!

Be focused and work hard, Indian students generally do well in US.

Satish, India 4

Really Worth It !

Hi Guys! I feel that the education system in America is the best. It has a practical approach of study and moreover one will have good opportunities on coming back to India. That appealed to me ! I completed my Masters f read full review
Priyasri, India 5

Fantastic program

Southern Illinois University ranks as one of the top public universities in Illinois. I was interested to go in for a PhD at a university with some reputation. SIUC fitted the bill as it grants a variety of doctoral degr read full review
Abinash, India 4


I did my MS at the southern Illinois university in Carbondale. I graduated in 04. The university gave me a research assistantship. It was a very good experience. One of the things which I believe students could benefit read full review
Dinesh, India 3


Well my Uni is in US and its online programme.. so this is a good one if u working and want to do ur Masters.... but its a option u either can take this way r in campus... basically its a MBA programe and u have many oth read full review
Pradeep, India 4

MS in Chemical engineering

In my universiity all facilites are good and it is not too expensive. regarding the climate It gets to -20 c in winter and upto 30 c in summer. I am content with the university facilities and its good to do masters here.

Ashwin, India 4

Electrical Engineering

The standard of the univ. is pretty much good but it lacks in funds and even the tuition fee is at the higher side.

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