Academic Profile for 2023

Four Year Graduation Rate
32%

Six Year Graduation Rate
45%

Eight Year Graduation Rate
49%

Student to Faculty Ratio
10 to 1

First Year Retention Rate
75%


Distribution of Students per State

for the first-year class of
1,361
students in 2020

(Hover in each state to view details of distribution)

None
1 To 5
6 To 15
16 To 25
26 To 50
51 and Above

Student Race, Ethnicity, and Age Information


Total Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity for the 2021 school year

Students Total
8,144

Total Enrollment by Age for the 2020 school year

Students Total
8,299

Other Learning Opportunities
Distance learning
Graduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Undergraduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Special learning
ROTC - Air Force
ROTC - Army
Study abroad
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)


Accreditation

Institutional

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Agency Period of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1913 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Medicine)
09/08/1970 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Lewis and Clark College)
01/02/1996 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Franklin-Jefferson Special Education District)
10/26/2009 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Bethesda National NMC)
08/23/1976 - 01/31/2014
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Camp Lejeune MCB)
10/15/1976 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Kaskaskia College)
02/20/2011 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Parkland College)
04/24/2006 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Cherry Point MCAS)
10/15/1976 - 03/28/2014
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Cherry Point MCAS)
10/15/1976 - 08/17/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Harry S. Truman College)
08/25/2007 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Dover Air Force Base)
04/29/2011 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at East St. Louis Higher Education Center)
08/20/2007 - 03/27/2014
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at East St. Louis Higher Education Center)
08/20/2007 - 08/17/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Fairchild Air Force Base)
01/03/2000 - 02/18/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Great Lakes NTS)
08/15/1974 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Groton Naval)
06/11/1978 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Little Rock Air Force Base)
05/16/1975 - 03/28/2014
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Little Rock Air Force Base)
05/16/1975 - 08/17/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at New River Marine Air Station)
08/19/1991 - 03/26/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Joint Base Lewis-McChord)
04/14/1974 - 03/26/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Joint Base Charleston)
10/19/1973 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Joliet Junior College)
08/17/1998 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Trinity Service, Inc.)
01/12/2009 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at University Center of Lake County)
01/01/1999 - 04/01/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Las Vegas Fire Training Academy)
06/20/2011 - 02/18/2013
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Mayport Naval Station)
08/24/1981 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at McGuire Air Force Base)
10/15/1973 - 03/26/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Memphis Naval)
08/15/1977 - 03/26/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Rend Lake College Market Place)
08/01/2003 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Jacksonville Naval Air Station)
12/14/1975 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Orange County Transportation Authority)
04/29/2011 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Illinois Central College)
05/04/1998 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwestern Illinois College Carbondale - Red Bud Campus)
02/20/2011 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwestern Illinois College Carbondale at Triton College)
08/16/1999 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwestern Illinois College Carbondale at Progressive Products)
12/01/2006 - 02/06/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwestern Illinois College Carbondale at Goldie Floberg Center)
08/21/2006 - 05/07/2014
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwestern Illinois College Carbondale at North Island Naval Air Station)
12/14/1975 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwestern Illinois College Carbondale at San Diego Naval Medical Center)
08/26/1985 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwestern Illinois College Carbondale at San Diego NS)
01/02/2006 - 03/27/2014
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwestern Illinois College Carbondale at San Diego NS)
01/02/2006 - 08/17/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at San Diego)
10/07/2011 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Palomar College)
08/21/2006 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Scott Air Force Base)
04/14/1973 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at NBK Bangor)
01/11/1980 - 03/14/2014
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Springfield)
11/08/2011 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Barnes-Jewish Hospital)
08/15/2005 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Shawnee Community College)
08/01/2007 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at NAS Oceana)
03/21/2011 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Mount San Antonio College)
01/04/1999 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Step-by-Step Academy at OSU/Harding Hospital)
08/18/2010 - 08/02/2013
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Barnes Jewish Hospital)
09/10/2012 - 03/21/2013
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Marine Corps Air Station New River)
04/22/2013 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Air)
04/22/2013 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Naval Support Activity Mid-South)
04/22/2013 - 08/05/2013
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at San Diego Naval Station)
04/22/2013 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Lincoln Land Community College)
04/22/2013 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Naval Air Station Pensacola)
05/21/2013 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Naval Hospital Pensacola)
05/21/2013 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Moreno Valley)
07/19/2013 - 08/23/2013
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Triad High School)
07/19/2013 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Lewis and Clark Elementary School)
07/19/2013 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at El Valor)
08/01/2007 - 01/01/2011
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Goodfellow Air Force Base)
08/19/1996 - 02/01/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale-TRM at Mt. Sterling)
03/17/2010 - 01/01/2011
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale-TRM at Stanford)
03/17/2010 - 01/01/2011
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Pensacola Naval Air Station)
09/02/2003 - 05/03/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Pensacola Naval Hospital)
01/03/2000 - 05/03/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Southern Illinois University Carbonda)
11/08/2011 - 03/29/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Southern Illinois University Carbonda)
10/07/2011 - 03/26/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Walter Reed National Military Medical)
02/12/2014 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale at Southeastern Illinois College)
09/02/2014 - Current
Accredited
Specialized

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Agency / Program Period of Accreditation Status
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
[Didactic Program in Dietetics]
11/01/1977 - Current
Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
[Law (LAW) - Professional schools]
07/01/1974 - Current
Accredited
American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation
[Funeral Service Education (FUSER) - Institutions and programs awarding diplomas, associate degrees and bachelor's degrees]
07/01/1966 - Current
Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
[Dental Hygiene (DH)]
09/08/1961 - Current
Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
[Dental Laboratory Technology (DT)]
07/01/1960 - 07/01/2005
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
[Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant]
06/01/1971 - Current
Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
[Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs]
12/01/1961 - Current
Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
[Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs]
12/01/1961 - Current
Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
[Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs]
01/11/1968 - Current
Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
[English Language (Center for English as a Second Language)]
08/09/2009 - Current
Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
[Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health]
06/18/2011 - Current
Probation or Equivalent or a More Severe Status: Probation
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
[Magnetic Resonance (MR) - Programs for magnetic resonance technologists]
04/24/2015 - Current
Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
[Medical Dosimetry (MD) - Programs for medical dosimetrists]
04/20/2007 - Current
Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
[Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers (School of Allied Health)]
04/24/2015 - Current
Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
[Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists]
10/16/2009 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
[Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1979 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
[Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1947 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
[Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1994 - Current
Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
[Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools]
01/01/1954 - 10/27/2015
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
[Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree]
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Medicine)
07/17/1972 - Current
Accredited
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