Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$8,950

2.98% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$16,431

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

11.3%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

76%

7,961 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

14,554

81.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

39.8%

943 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 (286 degrees awarded), Industrial Technology (153 degrees), and Health Care Administration & Management (127 degrees).

In 2017, 4,621 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. 44.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 55.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (3,123 degrees), 5.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (547 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is $8,950, which is $-17,550 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is $8,950, which is $-17,550 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,431.

In 2017, 78% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 57% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,950

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale was $8,950. The cost of tuition at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is $-17,550 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$16,431

2017 Value

4.19%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,431. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale grew by 4.19%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,186

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale was of $10,186 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 1.9% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

78%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

57%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 78% 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.

11.3%

2016 Default Rate

493

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale was 11.3%, which represents 493 out of the 4366 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 7,961 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 12.6% annual decline. Out of those 7,961 applicants, 6,051 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76% acceptance rate.

There were 14,554 students enrolled at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 2017, and 8% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has an overall enrollment yield of 23.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

6,051

Accepted Out of 7,961

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale was 76% (6,051 admissions from 7,961 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 76.7%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -12.6%, while admissions declined by -13.3%.

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SAT Scores

8%

Submission Percentage

105

Scores Submitted

8% of enrolled first-time students at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has a total enrollment of 14,554 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 11,877 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,677. This means that 81.6% 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 62.7% White, 15% Black or African American, 7.77% Hispanic or Latino, 3.27% Two or More Races, 2.18% Asian, 0.268% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0825% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (35.2%), followed by White Female (29%) and Black or African American Female (9.67%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (27.6%), followed by White Female (27%) and Black or African American Female (6.56%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, both undergraduate and graduate, is 14,554 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 11,877 and the part-time enrollment is 2,677. This means that 81.6% of students enrolled at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%

2017 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 67%. 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

    9,121

  2. Black or African American

    2,182

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,131

The enrolled student population at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 62.7% White, 15% Black or African American, 7.77% Hispanic or Latino, 3.27% Two or More Races, 2.18% Asian, 0.268% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0825% 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 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% 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, 19 students (0.131%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 473 fewer women than men received degrees from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. The majority of degree recipients at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are white (3,123 degrees awarded). There were 5.71 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (547 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is Trade & Industrial Teacher Education (286 degrees awarded), followed by Industrial Technology (153 degrees) and Health Care Administration & Management (127 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 (165 degrees awarded), Agriculture (171 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (78 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 (85,593 people), Other managers (82,814 people), Project management specialists (30,438 people), Software developers (29,897 people), and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (29,788 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are Transportation (165 degrees awarded), Agriculture (171 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (78 degrees), Engineering Technologies (310 degrees), and Legal (135 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are Personal financial advisors, Physicians, Dentists, Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel, and Marketing managers

The most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are Transportation (165 degrees awarded), Agriculture (171 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (78 degrees), Engineering Technologies (310 degrees), and Legal (135 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 (149,481 people), Construction (76,031 people), Computer Systems Design (58,872 people), Elementary & secondary schools (56,279 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (56,279 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are Transportation (165 degrees awarded), Agriculture (171 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (78 degrees), Engineering Technologies (310 degrees), and Legal (135 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. 286 degrees awarded

  2. 153 degrees awarded

  3. 127 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale was Trade & Industrial Teacher Education with 286 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 2,547

  2. 2,074

In 2017, 2,547 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, which is 1.23 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,074).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 202 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Trade & Industrial Teacher Education, which is 1.79 times more than the 113 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 139 degrees were awarded to women at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Social Work, which is 6.62 times more than the 21 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%

100% Completion Time

45%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 26% 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, 45% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 47% 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 (56.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is Female and White (56.1% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0.106% 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

    3,123 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    547 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    298 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is white (3,123 degrees awarded). There were 5.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (547 degrees).

0.584% of degree recipients (27 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    1,737 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    1,386 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    311 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is white male (1,737 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1,386 degrees).

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Operations

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has an endowment valued at nearly $133M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale had a total salary expenditure of $842M. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale employs 215 Associate professors, 166 Professors, and 139 Assistant professors. Most academics at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are Male Associate professors (134), Male Professors(130), and Male Assistant professors (86).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are: Office and Administrative Support, with 376 employees, Service, with 339 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 260 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$133M

2017 Endowment

13%

growth from 2016

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has an endowment valued at about $133M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale grew 13% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $153M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $20.9M - Federal

  2. $10.6M - State

  3. $5.05M - Local

As of 2017, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale received $20.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $10.6M from state grants and contracts, and $5.05M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$299M

2017 Salaries

4.05%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale paid a median of $299M in salaries, which represents 35.6% of their overall expenditure ($842M) and a 4.05% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.65% decline from 2015 and a 0.701% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$48.2M

Instructional Salaries

682

Number of Employees

In 2017, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale paid a total of $48.2M to 682 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $61.3M (31.9%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

215 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

376 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale were Associate professor with 215 employees; Professor with 166 employees; and Professor with 139 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale were Office and Administrative Support with 376 employees; Service with 339 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 260 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale was Male Associate professor with 134 employees, Male Professor with 130 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 86 employees.

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

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