Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Admissions

The application fee is $40 for applying undergraduate school and $65 for graduate school at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$65
Admission Informationadmissions.siu.edu/
Online Applicationadmissions.siu.edu/apply/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered2 Year Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 66.38% and yield is 29.06%. 2,379 men and 2,976 women applied to Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and 1,643 men and 1,923 women students were accepted. Among them, 522 men and 514 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants5,3772,3792,976
Admitted3,5691,6431,923
Enrolled1,037522514
Acceptance Ratio 66.38%69.06%64.62%
Yield 29.06%31.77%26.73%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 717 students (69% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 565 students (55%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 630 and 25th percentile is 520. The SAT Math score is 620 (75th) and 510 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 84 (75th percentile) and 84 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing520630
SAT Math510620
ACT Composite2128
ACT Math1927
ACT English2129
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,151, ACT: 67 - Public Research University (high research activity)).

Application Requirements

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, Next table summarizes Southern Illinois University-Carbondale application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see Southern Illinois University-Carbondale online application page .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLConsidered but not Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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