Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$8,691

2.74% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$17,149

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

9.44%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

76.7%

9,106 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

15,987

80.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

43.6%

987 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 (325 degrees awarded), Airway Management & Operations (115 degrees), and Criminology (115 degrees).

In 2016, 4,737 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. 44.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 55.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (3,075 degrees), 4.79 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (642 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is $8,691, which is $-17,165 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is $8,691, which is $-17,165 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,149.

In 2016, 78% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 59% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,691

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale was $8,691. The cost of tuition at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is $-17,165 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$17,149

2016 Value

9.96%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,149. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale grew by 9.96%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,996

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale was of $9,996 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 3.12% between 2015 and 2016. 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

59%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 2.63% with respect to 2015, when 76% 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.

9.44%

2015 Default Rate

445

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale was 9.44%, which represents 445 out of the 4715 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 9,106 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 14.6% annual decline. Out of those 9,106 applicants, 6,980 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.7% acceptance rate.

There were 15,987 students enrolled at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 2016, and 4% 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

76.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

6,980

Accepted Out of 9,106

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale was 76.7% (6,980 admissions from 9,106 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 80.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -146%, while admissions declined by -189%.

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SAT Scores

4%

Submission Percentage

66

Scores Submitted

4% of enrolled first-time students at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has a total enrollment of 15,987 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 12,918 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,069. This means that 80.8% 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 62.8% White, 15.7% Black or African American, 7.66% Hispanic or Latino, 2.98% Two or More Races, 1.98% Asian, 0.206% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0876% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (35.3%), followed by White Female (28.5%) and Black or African American Female (9.89%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (27.4%), followed by White Male (26.6%) and Black or African American Female (7.99%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, both undergraduate and graduate, is 15,987 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 12,918 and the part-time enrollment is 3,069. This means that 80.8% of students enrolled at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%

2016 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 64%. 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

    10,039

  2. Black or African American

    2,509

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,224

The enrolled student population at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is 62.8% White, 15.7% Black or African American, 7.66% Hispanic or Latino, 2.98% Two or More Races, 1.98% Asian, 0.206% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0876% 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 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% 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, 17 students (0.106%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 503 fewer women than men received degrees from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. The majority of degree recipients at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are white (3,075 degrees awarded). There were 4.79 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (642 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is Trade & Industrial Teacher Education (325 degrees awarded), followed by Airway Management & Operations (115 degrees) and Criminology (115 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 Architecture and Related Services (100 degrees awarded), Agriculture (175 degrees), and Transportation (147 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are Miscellaneous managers (124,390 people), Architects, except naval (100,438 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (52,439 people), Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (39,018 people), and Software developers, applications & systems software (34,686 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are Architecture and Related Services (100 degrees awarded), Agriculture (175 degrees), Transportation (147 degrees), Engineering Technologies (274 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (185 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 Marketing & sales managers, Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Personal financial advisors, and Military, rank not specified

The most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are Architecture and Related Services (100 degrees awarded), Agriculture (175 degrees), Transportation (147 degrees), Engineering Technologies (274 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (185 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 (150,664 people), Elementary & secondary schools (101,654 people), Hospitals (83,682 people), Construction (80,931 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (79,205 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are Architecture and Related Services (100 degrees awarded), Agriculture (175 degrees), Transportation (147 degrees), Engineering Technologies (274 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (185 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. 325 degrees awarded

  2. 115 degrees awarded

  3. 115 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale was Trade & Industrial Teacher Education with 325 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 2,620

  2. 2,117

In 2016, 2,620 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, which is 1.24 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,117).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 240 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Trade & Industrial Teacher Education, which is 2.05 times more than the 117 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 125 degrees were awarded to women at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Social Work, which is 8.33 times more than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%

100% Completion Time

44%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 25% 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, 44% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% 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 (57.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is Female and White (57.4% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0.709% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,075 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    642 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    288 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is white (3,075 degrees awarded). There were 4.79 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (642 degrees).

0.528% of degree recipients (25 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    1,699 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    1,376 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    371 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is white male (1,699 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1,376 degrees).

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Operations

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has an endowment valued at nearly $124M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $138k (0.112%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale had a total expenditure of $804M. Of that $804M, they spent $317M on salaries and $804M on benefits.

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale employs 236 Associate professors, 170 Professors, and 151 Assistant professors. Most academics at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are Male Associate professors (148), Male Professors(128), and Male Assistant professors (93).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are: Office and Administrative Support, with 420 employees, Service, with 373 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 273 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$124M

2015 Endowment

1.85%

decline from 2014

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has an endowment valued at about $124M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale declined 1.85% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $147M 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. $20.1M - Federal

  2. $20.4M - State

  3. $5.82M - Local

As of 2015, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale received $20.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $20.4M from state grants and contracts, and $5.82M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$317M

Salary Expenditure

$804M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale had a total expenditure of $804M. Of that $804M, they spent $317M on salaries and $804M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$317M

2015 Salaries

0.701%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale paid a median of $317M in salaries, which represents 39.5% of their overall expenditure ($804M) and a 0.701% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.34% growth from 2013 and a 4.07% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$44.2M

Instructional Salaries

652

Number of Employees

In 2015, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale paid a total of $44.2M to 652 employees working as instructors, which represents 13.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

236 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

420 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale were Associate professor with 236 employees; Professor with 170 employees; and Professor with 151 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale were Office and Administrative Support with 420 employees; Service with 373 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 273 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 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale was Male Associate professor with 148 employees, Male Professor with 128 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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