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Southern Illinois University Carbondale: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $7,795 $8,899 $9,813 $10,411 6.1%
Out-of-state $16,507 $18,421 $20,275 $21,346 5.3%
Books and supplies $900 $900 $900 $900 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,138 $6,666 $7,516 $8,082 7.5%
Other $2,417 $2,436 $2,521 $2,520 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $17,250 $18,901 $20,750 $21,913 5.6%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $25,962 $28,423 $31,212 $32,848 5.2%

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Map of Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $30
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 11,509 5,441 6,068
Percent admitted 69% 72% 65%
Percent admitted who enrolled 31% 33% 29%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA   X
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 64 3%
ACT 2,305 94%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Math 440 560
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 18 24
ACT Math 17 25

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1913 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools 7/1/1974 -   Accredited
American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation
Funeral Service Education (FUSER) - Institutions and programs awarding diplomas, associate degrees and bachelor's degrees 7/1/1966 -   Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Dental Laboratory Technology (DT) 7/1/1960 - 7/1/2005 Resigned
Dental Hygiene (DH) 9/8/1961 -   Accredited
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 11/1/1977 -   Accredited
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship 4/1/1989 -   Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTAA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant 6/1/1971 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 12/1/1961 -   Accredited
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 12/1/1961 -   Accredited
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs 12/1/1974 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 1/11/1968 -   Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language 8/9/2009 -   Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Medical Dosimetry (MD) - Programs for medical dosimetrists 4/20/2007 -   Accredited
Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists 10/16/2009 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1979 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1947 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1994 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1954 -   Accredited