#715 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 and flagship campus of the Southern Illinois University system. The university enrolls students from all 50 states as well as more than 100 countries. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity". 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

6,165

Acceptance

92%

Graduation Rate

48%

Median SAT Score

1140

Median ACT Score

24

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$9,591

Fees (in-state)

$5,466

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

10K

Under-Grads

8K

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

#556 World Rank
Medical
#537 World Rank
Literature
#750 World Rank
Engineering
#401 World Rank
Philosophy
#802 World Rank
Biology
#828 World Rank
Education
#802 World Rank
Business
#557 World Rank
Political Science
#555 World Rank
History
#633 World Rank
Law
#947 World Rank
Computer Science
#862 World Rank
Mathematics
#540 World Rank
Communications
#642 World Rank
Psychology
#286 World Rank
Anthropology
#1417 World Rank
Physics
#395 World Rank
Nursing
#1163 World Rank
Economics
#775 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#616 World Rank
Sociology
#1813 World Rank
Chemistry
#1147 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1847 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#1269 World 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 Anthropology, Nursing, and Philosophy

Stephen T. Jackson

Researcher

Stephen T. Jackson

Researcher

Lynda Lee Kaid

Lynda Lee Kaid

American professor

Christopher D. Elvidge

Remote sensing researcher

Christopher D. Elvidge

Remote sensing researcher

Tom Timmermann

American baseball player

Howard Gauthier

Steven J. Taylor

American carcinologist

Kevin Dillard

Kevin Dillard

American basketball player

Allen Meadors

American higher education educator

Robert K. Weiss

American film producer

Dan Hartleb

American baseball coach