At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1869
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $13,073
  • Selectivity
  • Less Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Urban

Carbondale, IL

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

May 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 77%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 18%
  • Application Fee
  • $40
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

61%

Top half of HS class

30%

Top quarter of HS class

9%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 440-570
  • Math
  • 440-560
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 19-25
  • English
  • 19-26
  • Math
  • 18-25
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Less Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 76%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 18%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 12,182

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$13,073

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,100

books and supplies

$10,186

room and board

$24,359

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$26,110

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,100

books and supplies

$10,186

room and board

$37,396

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $14,825
  • $30-$48K
  • $14,737
  • $48-$75K
  • $18,460
  • $75-$110K
  • $21,551
  • $110 & UP
  • $23,083
Financial aid

95%

Receiving Financial Aid

52%

Receiving Federal Grants

70%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: May 1

Student Life

Student Body

12,182

Total undergrad enrollment

3,805

Total grad students

14%

Out-of-state

85%

In-state

1%

International
Students

  • 45%

    FEMALE

  • 55

    MALE
Organizations

412

Student Organizations

20

Fraternities

9

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

23%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 2%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 17%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 9%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 65%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

15:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

711

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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