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Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

Carbondale, IL

According to its mission statement, "SIU embraces a unique tradition of access and opportunity, inclusive excellence, innovation in research and creativity, and outstanding teaching focused on nurturing student success. As a nationally ranked public research university and regional economic catalyst, we create and exchange knowledge to shape future leaders, improve our communities, and transform lives." [Source]

Website: http://www.siuc.edu/

D

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8,147
Undergraduate
Enrollment
32%
4-Year
Graduation Rate

In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

10:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
7.8%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

NO

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 6/3/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.