Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$9,456
2.17% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$16,299
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
10.3%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
66.4%
5,377 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
11,695
80.2% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
40.6%
914 Graduates

About

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is a higher education institution located in Jackson County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale were Trade & Industrial Teacher Education (240 degrees awarded), Accounting (129 degrees), and Industrial Technology (121 degrees).

In 2019, 4,278 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. 45.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 54.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,829 degrees), 5.45 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (519 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is $9,456, which is $-19,044 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is $9,456, which is $-19,044 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,299.

In 2019, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 53% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,456
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale was $9,456. The cost of tuition at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is $-19,044 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$16,299
2019 Value
1.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,299. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale grew by 1.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,622
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale was of $10,622 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
53%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 77% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
10.3%
2017 Default Rate
427
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale was 10.3%, which represents 427 out of the 4150 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale received 5,377 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 13.7% annual decline. Out of those 5,377 applicants, 3,569 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66.4% acceptance rate.

There were 11,695 students enrolled at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 2019, and 69% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has an overall enrollment yield of 29.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

66.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
3,569
Accepted Out of 5,377

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale was 66.4% (3,569 admissions from 5,377 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 71.9%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by -13.7%, while admissions declined by -20.3%.

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SAT Scores

69%
Submission Percentage
717
Scores Submitted

69% of enrolled first-time students at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has a total enrollment of 11,695 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 9,377 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,318. This means that 80.2% of students enrolled at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.6% White, 13.4% Black or African American, 8.22% Hispanic or Latino, 2.81% Two or More Races, 2.38% Asian, 0.342% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0941% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (35.9%), followed by White Female (31.2%) and Black or African American Female (7.75%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (29.8%), followed by White Male (26.5%) and Black or African American Female (8.26%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,695 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 9,377 and the part-time enrollment is 2,318. This means that 80.2% of students enrolled at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Southern Illinois University-Carbondale had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,557
  2. Black or African American
    1,564
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    961

The enrolled student population at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 64.6% White, 13.4% Black or African American, 8.22% Hispanic or Latino, 2.81% Two or More Races, 2.38% Asian, 0.342% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0941% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 14 students (0.12%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 360 fewer women than men received degrees from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is white (2,829 degrees awarded). There were 5.45 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (519 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is Trade & Industrial Teacher Education (240 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (129 degrees) and Industrial Technology (121 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (204 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (76 degrees), and Agriculture (150 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are Architects, except landscape and naval (105,893 people), Other managers (99,928 people), Software developers (41,621 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (35,840 people), and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (32,825 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are Transportation (204 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (76 degrees), Agriculture (150 degrees), Engineering Technologies (259 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (73 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are Transportation (204 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (76 degrees), Agriculture (150 degrees), Engineering Technologies (259 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (73 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are Architectural, engineering & related services (175,949 people), Construction (97,210 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (70,938 people), Elementary & secondary schools (66,334 people), and Computer Systems Design (57,192 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are Transportation (204 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (76 degrees), Agriculture (150 degrees), Engineering Technologies (259 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (73 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.
Most Common
  1. 240 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 129 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 121 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale was Trade & Industrial Teacher Education with 240 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

2,319
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,959
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 2,319 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, which is 1.18 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,959).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 170 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Trade & Industrial Teacher Education, which is 2.02 times more than the 84 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 132 degrees were awarded to women at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Social Work, which is 9.43 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%
100% Completion Time
40%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 23% of students graduating from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (60.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is Female and White (60.2% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.109% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,829 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    519 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    317 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is white (2,829 degrees awarded). There were 5.45 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (519 degrees).

0.304% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    1,552 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    1,277 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    304 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is white male (1,552 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1,277 degrees).

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Operations

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has an endowment valued at nearly $154M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.08M (4.6%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale had a total salary expenditure of $667M. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale employs 205 Associate professors, 161 Professors, and 155 Assistant professors. Most academics at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are Male Professors (122), Male Associate professors(118), and Male Assistant professors (93).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are: Office and Administrative Support, with 324 employees, Service, with 321 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 309 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$154M
2019 Endowment
3.25%
growth from 2018

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has an endowment valued at about $154M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale grew 3.25% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $157M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $19.7M - Federal
  2. $12M - State
  3. $5.19M - Local

As of 2019, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale received $19.7M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $12M from state grants and contracts, and $5.19M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$300M
2019 Salaries
2.58%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale paid a median of $300M in salaries, which represents 45% of their overall expenditure ($667M) and a 2.58% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.26% decline from 2017 and a 4.05% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$45.4M
Instructional Salaries
642
Number of Employees

In 2019, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale paid a total of $45.4M to 642 employees working as instructors, which represents 15.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
205 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
324 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale were Associate professor with 205 employees; Professor with 161 employees; and Professor with 155 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale were Office and Administrative Support with 324 employees; Service with 321 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 309 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale was Male Professor with 122 employees, Male Associate professor with 118 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 93 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.

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