SIUC Has a Disability Services Site
For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit SIUC Disability Services.
SIUC for the Military
While not a "service academy", SIUC does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit SIUC Veteran Services . For more information, check out our SIUC for Veterans Guide.
SIUC offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, SIUC does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Southern Illinois University Carbondale
SIUC offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale
SIUC has a comparatively large, student body. There were 10,987 undergraduates in 2018. Full-time attendance was 9,455 (86.1%). Part-time attendance was 1,532 (13.9%).
Southern Illinois University Carbondale is Ranked #593 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, SIUC is more diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank SIUC #593 out of 2,179.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Competes in the NCAA
SIUC has a total of 505 student athletes, 288 men and 217 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$19,671,796|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$19,671,796|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Southern Illinois University Carbondale Athletics