Carbondale, IL
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale


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Recent Reviews

Selenka
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Southern Illinois University is an amazing school, but just like all life events, it really depends on how involved you are. ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Southern Illinois University is an amazing school, but just like all life events, it really depends on how involved you are. I participated in the marching band, volunteered for an animal shelter, joined a dance club, and took 18 credit hours each semester. I was very involved with the campus and campus life, so my experience allowed me to receive many opportunities that I might not have known about if I hadn't met the people from all of these groups. My freshmen roommate didn't participate in any groups and she struggled to enjoy campus life. College life really depends on how willing you are to try new activities.

Ebun
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I think SIU should do a better job of unifying their student body, as well as making sure that their students are unified and...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think SIU should do a better job of unifying their student body, as well as making sure that their students are unified and involved on campus. They have good resources for students such as getting jobs during and after college, tutoring, going orgs. and clubs, etc.

Michael
What is your overall opinion of this school?

SIU-C is a beautiful campus situated among plenty of woods, walking trails and lakes. It is a fairly large campus, but has a...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

SIU-C is a beautiful campus situated among plenty of woods, walking trails and lakes. It is a fairly large campus, but has a small school feel about it. I was impressed with the facility and administration during an open house event that my family attended. Students can get around on bike or walk easily around campus and buses are available to go into town for shopping and outside restaurants, although many places are accessible on foot. This used to be a big party school, but a lot has changed and I was totally impressed with the caliber of students attending. They have a great engineering program, which my son is interested in, and students can begin research their Freshman year. I was also very impressed with their Honors Program. This is a school worth looking at.

Jermaine
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale is a very good school. I recall that I got a letter from them that I got accepted ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale is a very good school. I recall that I got a letter from them that I got accepted there and it was one of my college choices. So, I decided to go there and work on my major. I been at the school since Summer and Fall 2017.

Lindsey
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Southern Illinois University Carbondale is a wonderful school. My sister attended this school from 2009 to 2013, and I fell i...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is a wonderful school. My sister attended this school from 2009 to 2013, and I fell in love with the campus and surrounding community while visiting her. I then decided that SIU had my heart, and I enrolled for my first term in the fall of 2014. Carbondale has a small town vibe with lots of opportunities to enjoy nature throughout the area. While living on campus, students can live at Thompson Point and enjoy waking up to the view of Campus Lake every morning. The campus is very in touch with nature, and you can feel that just by taking a stroll to the Student Center through Thompson Woods. In fact, you may even have to slow down on your walk to let a deer cross your path.

Andrea
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It’s a beautiful campus and overall a great place to get good quality education. Southern hospitality at its finest! Classes ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It’s a beautiful campus and overall a great place to get good quality education. Southern hospitality at its finest! Classes aren’t too big and teachers can get to know you and offer all their help to make sure that students can succeed in their class and there are many resources to make sure of that.

Isabella
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Honestly it is what you make out of it. Personally I love it. I love the campus and the people and the person Southern Illino...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Honestly it is what you make out of it. Personally I love it. I love the campus and the people and the person Southern Illinois is shaping me into. The campus is very well sized and the classes are great. It has a very active atmosphere and you see something new everyday!

Jackson
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I am very pleased with Southern Illinois University Carbondale. I have enjoyed my professors for the most part and love the c...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I am very pleased with Southern Illinois University Carbondale. I have enjoyed my professors for the most part and love the campus and all the opportunities it provides. The school is not perfect by any means, but it does a good job of listening to students wants and needs. I love the area as well around SIUC. It is full of beautiful nature and fun activities for everyone.

Ashley
What is your overall opinion of this school?

My overall opinion is that it is a good school. It is affordable and has many opportunities to further your academic goals. A...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

My overall opinion is that it is a good school. It is affordable and has many opportunities to further your academic goals. Although living on campus is easier at times, the housing does leave something to be desired but over all is very spacious and friendly. I would recommend going to this university.

Tijadah
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Southern has a great support system for students regarding resources to help us succeed. Football games are full of school sp...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Southern has a great support system for students regarding resources to help us succeed. Football games are full of school spirit. It is easy to get involved on campus, there is always something happening with all of the greeks. The school does not plan a lot of things on campus for students to become involved. Overall, Southern is a good choice academically.

Details

  • Enrollment
  • 12,182
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $13,073
  • Acceptance rate
  • 77%

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