Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Graduate Schools

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (referred to as 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 3,265 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 12,817 including undergraduate students.

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Graduate School Overview

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (referred to as 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 (Southern Illinois University-Carbondale)
AddressLincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901-4512
Phone618-453-2121
Webhttps://www.siu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.siu.edu/applynow.html
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 3,265 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 12,817 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 131 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 7 programs are available online classes.
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$33,064
$16,162 for Illinois Residents
Student Population3,265
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs131 graduate programs
(7 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio13 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 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 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Illinois Residents$16,162
Out-of-State$33,064
Tuition per Credit Hour
Illinois Residents$470
Out-of-State$1,174
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 at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Distance Learning (Online Classes)7 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 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For 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: March 16, 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 $19,187 and the Illinois graduate tuition is $18,677 (public) / $20,561 (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$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Illinois Graduate Schools$12,017$19,615
Public$12,017$18,677
Private$20,561
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 Costs
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

Graduate Programs at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale offers 133 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, 1,238 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 Degree8010880
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship420167
Doctor's degree - other20181
Post Bachelor's Degree9010
Total133101,238
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 Art History, Criticism and Conservation program with 4 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 71 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 109 completers.
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale offers 133 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,238 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 880 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 181 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 10 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 25 completers-
Agricultural Economics15-
Animal Sciences4-
Plant Sciences6-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 6 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation0-
Forestry6-
Architecture [+] (2 completers) 45 completers-
0-
Architecture45$51,100
Communication and Journalism [+] 18 completers$35,100
Speech Communication and Rhetoric4$35,100
Mass Communication/Media Studies6-
Communication and Media Studies (other)8-
Journalism0-
Journalism (other)0-
Radio and Television0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 43 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science43-
Education [+] (2 completers) 79 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction14-
Educational Leadership and Administration8$35,400
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration14-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services7-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels2-
Health Teacher Education0-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching0-
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education19-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor15-
Engineering [+] 78 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering2-
Civil Engineering8-
Civil Engineering (other)1-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering46-
Mechanical Engineering17-
Mining and Mineral Engineering4-
Engineering Technology [+] (2 completers) 24 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician24-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 10 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures6-
Linguistics4-
Work and Family Studies [+] 6 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies6-
Legal Studies [+] 3 completers-
Law0-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies1-
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence2-
English Language And Literature [+] 15 completers-
English Language and Literature7-
Creative Writing8-
Rhetoric and Composition0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
Molecular Biochemistry10-
Botany/Plant Biology4-
Zoology/Animal Biology5-
Molecular Physiology0-
Pharmacology0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 13 completers-
Mathematics13-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Systems Science and Theory1-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 31 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies15-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science16-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Philosophy0-
Physical Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry3-
Geology/Earth Science9-
Physics4-
Psychology [+] 16 completers-
Psychology15-
Educational Psychology1-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 10 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration0-
Fire Services Administration10-
Human Services [+] 77 completers-
0-
Public Administration17$40,500
Social Work60$36,400
Social Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology3-
Criminology1-
Economics6-
Geography4-
Political Science and Government2-
Sociology2-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 24 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts6-
Fine/Studio Arts13-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation0-
Music5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (10 completers) 179 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Communication Sciences and Disorders20$49,600
Health/Health Care Administration/Management9-
Health Unit Manager/Ward Supervisor1-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator0-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist29-
Physician Assistant35-
Community Health and Preventive Medicine21-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor15-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)49-
Business [+] (2 completers) 115 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management71$52,600
Accounting44$51,300
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total880
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 0 completers-
Agricultural Business and Management0-
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture0-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 2 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation0-
Environmental Studies2-
Natural Resources Management and Policy0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 13 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric9-
Mass Communication/Media Studies4-
Journalism0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science5-
Education [+] 25 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction11-
Educational Leadership and Administration3-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1-
Health Teacher Education4-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching0-
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education6-
Engineering [+] 30 completers-
Engineering13-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering17-
English Language And Literature [+] 3 completers-
English Language and Literature3-
Rhetoric and Composition0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Molecular Biochemistry8-
Botany/Plant Biology1-
Zoology/Animal Biology6-
Molecular Physiology2-
Pharmacology4-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 6 completers-
Mathematics6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Systems Science and Theory0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 7 completers-
Philosophy7-
Physical Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry2-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Physics2-
Psychology [+] 16 completers-
Psychology16-
Educational Psychology0-
Social Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods1-
Anthropology1-
Criminology1-
Economics8-
Geography0-
Political Science and Government2-
Sociology3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)4-
Business [+] 7 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management7-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total167
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 72 completers-
Medicine72-
Total181
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 2 completers-
Women's Studies2-
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Journalism0-
Education [+] 1 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration1-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Molecular Physiology0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Gerontology1-
Physical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Geology/Earth Science0-
Social Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Geography2-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 4 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist0-
Total10

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 12,817 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

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