Graduate Program Overview

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is a four-years, public school located in Carbondale, Illinois. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $16,162 for Illinois residents and $33,064 for out-of-state students. It offers 135 graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameSouthern Illinois University-Carbondale
TypeFour-years, Public
AddressLincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL
Graduate School Students3,067 students
491 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$16,162
Out-of-State$33,064
Student to Faculty11:1 (9.09%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 135 Graduate Programs
82 Master's, 44 Doctorate, 9 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Illinois residents, the tuition & fees are $16,162 and $33,064 for non-Illinois residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $470 for Illinois residents and $1,174 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$11,268$28,170
Fees$4,894$4,894
Cost per Credit$470$1,174
Books & Supplies$1,100
Room & Board$10,622 (On-Campus) / $10,622 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,941 (On-Campus) / $2,941 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$30,825$47,727
Off-Campus Total$30,825$47,727
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
In-State$15,209$15,626$15,826$16,026$16,162
Out-of-State$31,783$32,528$32,728$32,928$33,064

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 135 major areas - 82 Master's (8 online programs), 44 Doctorate , 9 Post-Bachelor'. 770 students have been conferred Master's degree and 305 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total7703053-
Men333154--
Women4371513-
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Education
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Agriculture
Natural Resources and Conservation
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language and Literature
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Agriculture
Natural Resources and Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
English Language and Literature
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 11,366 students enrolled in Southern Illinois University-Carbondale including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 3,067 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,453 male and 1,614 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,879 full-time and 1,188 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 491 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 243 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total3,067
Men Students1,453
Women Students1,614
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total3,067
Full-time Students1,879
Part-time Students1,188
By race/ethnicity 1,787 White, 354 Black, and 118 Asian students are attending at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total3,067
American Indian /
Native American
6
Asian118
Black354
Hispanic158
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
3
White1,787
Two or more races54
Un-Known9
44 students are younger than 22 and 432 students are older than 65. The school has 1,808 students aged between 22 and 30 and 783 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total3,067
21 & Under44
22-24903
25-29905
30-34490
35-39293
40 & Over432
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 491 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 243 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,067
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses491
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses243
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,333
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses491
Illinois Resident314
Other State In U.S.173
Outside of U.S.4



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