Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Carbondale, IL, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is one of the best universities in the state of Illinois. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.

  • According to AbbreviationFinder, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is often abbreviated as SIUC.

Carbondale, IL 62901-6899
Phone: (618) 536-4405
Email: [email protected]
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Rankings: Southern Illinois University–Carbondale

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.5
Graduation and retention ranking: 222
Average freshman retention rate: 69.2%
6-year graduation rate: 45.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 49%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): -4
Faculty resources ranking: 119
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 51.2%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 4.7%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 17:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 95.2%
Student selectivity ranking: 224
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 19-24
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 9%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 29%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 69.3%
Financial resources rank: 110
Alumni giving rank: 200
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 6.9%

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale History

Essential Facts: Southern Illinois University–Carbondale

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 30%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 6%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 6%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 75%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 52%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, golf, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook