Education at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Education at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more. In addition, we cover how SIUC ranks in comparison to other schools with education programs.

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Education Degrees Available at SIUC

SIUC Education Rankings

SIUC is in the top 10% of the country for education. More specifically it was ranked #123 out of 1,394 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #8 in Illinois.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Education 9
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Online Education Schools 16
Best Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 50
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Education 65
Best Education Doctor’s Degree Schools 146
Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Education 167
Most Focused Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Education 205
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Education 354
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Education 391
Best Education Master’s Degree Schools 608
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Education 609
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Education 977
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Education 1,015

Popularity of Education at SIUC

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Southern Illinois University Carbondale handed out 252.99999999999997 bachelor's degrees in education. Due to this, the school was ranked #223 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 27% over the previous year when 346 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 72 students received their master’s degree in education from SIUC. This makes it the #521 most popular school for education master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 14 students received their doctoral degrees in education in 2020, making the school the #261 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Education Student Diversity at SIUC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

SIUC Education Bachelor’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 46% of education bachelor's degrees went to men and 54% went to women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 63% of 2020 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a bachelor's in education.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 48
Hispanic or Latino 31
White 159
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 11

SIUC Education Master’s Program

Of the 52 students who earned a master's degree in Education from SIUC in 2019-2020, 37% were men and 63% were women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a master's in education.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 26
Non-Resident Aliens 13
Other Races 2

Education Majors

Education students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Subject Specific 197
Teacher Education Grade Specific 64
Curriculum & Instruction 20
Special Education 17
Teaching English or French 14
Educational Administration 12
Student Counseling 6

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 169
Communication & Journalism 139
Psychology 117
History 26
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 23

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