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 four-years, public schools.
  • Missouri State University-Springfield has more expensive tuition & fees ($16,498) than Southern Illinois University-Carbondale ($15,240).
  • It is harder to admit to Southern Illinois University-Carbondale than Missouri State University-Springfield.
  • Missouri State University-Springfield has a higher submitted SAT score (1,045) than Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (1,045).
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has higher submitted ACT score (24) than Missouri State University-Springfield (23).
  • Missouri State University-Springfield has more students with 23,505 students while Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has 11,366 students.
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has more full-time faculties with 973 faculties while Missouri State University-Springfield has 739 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and Missouri State University-Springfield.
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Southern Illinois University-Carbondalevs.Missouri State University-Springfield
Carbondale, IllinoisLocationSpringfield, Missouri
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Tuition & Fees
78% ($11,779)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)60% ($6,549)
$11,779Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,549
76.01 %Acceptance Rates84.04 %
23.05 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)40.75 %
1,045SAT Score1,105
24ACT Score23
45 %Graduation Rate59 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
81 %Retention Rate79 %
11,366Student Population23,505
973Number of Faculties739
11 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, 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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