Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Graduate Schools

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is a Public, 4 years school located in Carbondale, IL. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is $16,162 for Illinois residents and $33,064 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,067 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 11,366 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is a Public, 4 years school located in Carbondale, IL. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1913 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Directory Information
School NameSouthern Illinois University-Carbondale
AddressLincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901-4512
Phone618-453-2121
Webhttps://www.siu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.siu.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://fao.siu.edu
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is $16,162 for Illinois residents and $33,064 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,067 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 11,366 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 254 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 24 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$33,064
$16,162 for Illinois Residents
Student Population3,067
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs254 graduate programs
(24 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is $16,162 for Illinois residents and $33,064 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $470 for Illinois residents and $1,174 for out-of-state students.
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including tuition guarantee, prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)24 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is $16,162 for Illinois residents and $33,064 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.41% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$11,050$4,159$27,624$4,159
2018-2019$11,268$4,358$28,170$4,358
2019-2020$11,268$4,558$28,170$4,558
2020-2021$11,268$4,758$28,170$4,758
2021-2022$11,268$4,894$28,170$4,894
The graduate school tuition & fees of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is very expensive compared to public graduate schools in Illinois. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Illinois graduate tuition is $18,541 (public) / $19,985 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale$16,162$33,064
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Illinois Graduate Schools$18,754$19,251
Public$11,876$18,541
Private$19,985
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $13,563 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. On-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,563. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$10,622$2,941$10,622$2,941
2018-2019$10,622$2,941$10,622$2,941
2019-2020$10,622$2,941$10,622$2,941
2020-2021$10,622$2,941$10,622$2,941
2021-2022$10,622$2,941$10,622$2,941
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $470 for Illinois residents and $1,174 for other students at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$460$1,151
2018-2019$470$1,174
2019-2020$470$1,174
2020-2021$470$1,174
2021-2022$470$1,174
The law school tuition at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is $23,278 for Illinois residents and $23,278 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Law$16,684$6,594$16,684$6,594

Graduate Programs at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale offers 138 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 912 students have completed their study at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.
Offered Degrees at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree849671
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship420105
Doctor's degree - other20130
Post Bachelor's Degree1006
Total1389912
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Women's Studies program with 4 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 91 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 102 completers.
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale offers 138 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 912 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 671 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 130 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 6 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 7 completers-
Agricultural Economics2-
Animal Sciences2-
Plant Sciences3-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 9 completers-
Environmental Studies6-
Forestry3-
Forest Sciences and Biology0-
Architecture [+] (1 completers) 39 completers-
Architecture39$51,100
Communication and Journalism [+] 6 completers$35,100
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1$35,100
Mass Communication/Media Studies1-
Communication and Media Studies (other)4-
Journalism0-
Journalism (other)0-
Radio and Television0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Computer Science18-
Education [+] (1 completers) 47 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction9-
Educational Leadership and Administration7$35,400
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration10-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services2-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels0-
Health Teacher Education2-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching0-
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education13-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor4-
Engineering [+] 46 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering3-
Civil Engineering12-
Civil Engineering (other)1-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering18-
Mechanical Engineering12-
Mining and Mineral Engineering0-
Engineering Technology [+] (1 completers) 20 completers-
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician20-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 8 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures3-
Linguistics5-
Work and Family Studies [+] 8 completers-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies8-
Legal Studies [+] 0 completers-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies0-
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence0-
English Language and Literature [+] 11 completers-
English Language and Literature1-
Creative Writing10-
Rhetoric and Composition0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 33 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences7-
Molecular Biochemistry9-
Botany/Plant Biology3-
Zoology/Animal Biology12-
Molecular Physiology2-
Pharmacology0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 5 completers-
Mathematics5-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Systems Science and Theory1-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 37 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies26-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science11-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Philosophy0-
Physical Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Chemistry0-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Physics2-
Psychology [+] 20 completers-
Psychology20-
Educational Psychology0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 19 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration0-
Fire Services Administration19-
Human Services [+] 58 completers-
Public Administration10$40,500
Social Work48$36,400
Social Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Anthropology0-
Criminology4-
Economics1-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics2-
Geography0-
Political Science and Government0-
Sociology1-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 32 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts6-
Fine/Studio Arts14-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation0-
Music12-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (3 completers) 166 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders23$49,600
Health/Health Care Administration/Management27-
Health Unit Manager/Ward Supervisor2-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator9-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist39-
Physician Assistant39-
Community Health and Preventive Medicine11-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor4-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)12-
Business [+] (2 completers) 67 completers-
Business Administration and Management26$52,600
Accounting38$51,300
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)3-
History [+] 2 completers-
History2-
Total671
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 3 completers-
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture3-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 1 completers-
Environmental Studies1-
Natural Resources Management and Policy0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 5 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric3-
Mass Communication/Media Studies2-
Journalism0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Computer Science4-
Education [+] 17 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction6-
Educational Leadership and Administration3-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Health Teacher Education5-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching0-
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education3-
Engineering [+] 16 completers-
Engineering7-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering9-
English Language and Literature [+] 4 completers-
English Language and Literature4-
Rhetoric and Composition0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Molecular Biochemistry3-
Botany/Plant Biology1-
Zoology/Animal Biology1-
Molecular Physiology4-
Pharmacology0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 2 completers-
Mathematics2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Systems Science and Theory0-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 3 completers-
Philosophy3-
Physical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Chemistry5-
Geology/Earth Science0-
Physics2-
Psychology [+] 17 completers-
Psychology17-
Educational Psychology0-
Social Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods0-
Anthropology2-
Criminology2-
Economics4-
Geography0-
Political Science and Government0-
Sociology2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)3-
Business [+] 2 completers-
Business Administration and Management2-
History [+] 2 completers-
History2-
Total105
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 61 completers-
Law61-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 69 completers-
Medicine69-
Total130
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 4 completers-
Women's Studies4-
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Journalism0-
Education [+] 1 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration1-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Molecular Physiology0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Gerontology1-
Physical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Geology/Earth Science0-
Social Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Geography0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist0-
Total6

Graduate Student Population at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

For academic year 2021-2022, total 3,067 students enrolled into Southern Illinois University-Carbondale graduate schools where it has total 11,366 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,879 full-time and 1,188 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,453 male and 1,614 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,0671,4531,614
Full-time1,8798501,029
Part-tme1,188603585
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,787 White (58.27%), 354 Black/African American (11.54%), 158 Hispanic (5.15%), 118 Asian (3.85%), and 650 students with other races. 578 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,0671,4531,614
American Indian/Native American642
Asian1185662
Black/African American354120234
Hispanic1587484
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander321
White1,787834953
Two More543222
Un-Known972
Non-resident Alien578324254
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 491 graduate students (16.01% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 243 graduate students (7.92% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total3,067
Enrolled Online Exclusively491
Enrolled Some Online Courses243
Not in Online Courses2,333
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. 947 students are aged 20 to 24 (30.88% of total students), 153 students are aged above 50 (4.99%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,0671,4531,614
Age 20-21441529
Age 22-24903358545
Age 25-29905467438
Age 30-34490249241
Age 35-39293163130
Age 40-49279124155
Age 50-641437271
Over 641055

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