Southern Illinois University Carbondale
#623 Overall Influence#326 Desirability Rank

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Public university in Carbondale, Illinois, USA; flagship of the SIU system

Southern Illinois University Carbondale Rankings

From Wikipedia

Southern Illinois University is a public research university in Carbondale, Illinois. Founded in 1869, SIU is the oldest campus of the Southern Illinois University system. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity". The university enrolls students from all 50 states as well as more than 100 countries. SIU offers 3 associate, 100 bachelor's, 73 master's, and 36 Ph.D programs in addition to professional degrees in architecture, law, and medicine.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

6,232

Acceptance

72%

Graduation Rate

44%

Median SAT Score

1105

Median ACT Score

23

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$9,255

Fees (in-state)

$5,066

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$49,500

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

12K

Under-Grads

10K

Graduates

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

Lincoln Drive, Carbondale IL 62901-4512

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

32 per 100k

Violent Crime

5 per 100k

What is Southern Illinois University Carbondale known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#488 World Rank #184 USA Rank
Philosophy
#458 World Rank #193 USA Rank
Sociology
#661 World Rank #197 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#463 World Rank #200 USA Rank
Anthropology
#452 World Rank #201 USA Rank
Biology
#554 World Rank #201 USA Rank
Chemistry
#614 World Rank #214 USA Rank
Mathematics
#473 World Rank #235 USA Rank
Political Science
#638 World Rank #235 USA Rank
Economics
#342 World Rank #239 USA Rank
Communications
#412 World Rank #240 USA Rank
Nursing
#667 World Rank #243 USA Rank
Engineering
#558 World Rank #309 USA Rank
History
#428 World Rank #310 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#804 World Rank #313 USA Rank
Computer Science
#1079 World Rank #314 USA Rank
Physics
#516 World Rank #322 USA Rank
Business
#848 World Rank #324 USA Rank
Literature
#617 World Rank #327 USA Rank
Psychology
#707 World Rank #335 USA Rank
Education
#855 World Rank #424 USA Rank
Law
#1188 World Rank #491 USA Rank
Medical
#2578 World Rank #1252 USA Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#733 World Rank #367 USA Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

Who are Southern Illinois University Carbondale's Most influential alumni?

Southern Illinois University Carbondale's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Communications, Nursing, and Criminal Justice. Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s most academically influential people include Bob Odenkirk, Charles R. Johnson, and Ravi Batra.

Bob Odenkirk
Bob Odenkirk

American actor, comedian, writer, director and producer

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Charles R. Johnson
Charles R. Johnson

American fiction writer, essayist, and academic

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Ravi Batra

Indian-American economist, author, and professor

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Jim Belushi
Jim Belushi

American actor, comedian, singer, and musician

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Stanley Moore

American politician

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Matthew F. Hale

White separatist religious leader

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Richard Roundtree
Richard Roundtree

American actor

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Loren Coleman

American cryptozoologist

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Jason Frasor
Jason Frasor

Baseball pitcher, Texas Rangers

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Jan Rogers Kniffen

American businessman

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Percival Bailey

American neuroscientist

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Wayne A. Wiegand

American library historian

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