The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • ISU has more expensive tuition & fees ($20,570) than Southern Illinois University-Carbondale ($15,057).
  • It is harder to admit to Southern Illinois University-Carbondale than ISU.
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has a higher submitted SAT score (1,140) than ISU (1,015).
  • ISU has more students with 13,044 students while Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has 12,817 students.
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has more full-time faculties with 921 faculties while ISU has 465 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and Indiana State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Southern Illinois University-CarbondaleISU
Southern Illinois University-Carbondalevs.ISU
Carbondale, IllinoisLocationTerre Haute, Indiana
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
Tuition & Fees
77% ($10,742)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)63% ($8,975)
$10,742Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,975
76.01 %Acceptance Rates84.51 %
23.05 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.14 %
1,140SAT Score1,015
25ACT Score-
48 %Graduation Rate41 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
72 %Retention Rate62 %
12,817Student Population13,044
921Number of Faculties465
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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