Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is known for being a non selective school. They receive 6,987 applications every admission cycle from prospective students. The overall acceptance rate tends to be around 95 percent which equates to 6,645 students who were successful in the admission process of the school. But, when the semester begins, only about 1,400 or 21% of the students who earned acceptance letter from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale choose to attend. Based on the institution’s application data, 39% of the students were men while 60% were women, however, after being accepted, only 51 percent of the women enrolled at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale as compared to 48 percent of men who decided to enroll. The undergraduate application fee requires by Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is $40. To apply at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, you will need to send these required documents: Completion of college-preparatory program, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. It is suggested that applicants have a Secondary school rank. First-year students are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Southern Illinois University-Carbondale when filling out the application. Usually, an ACT score of 18 - 25 or a 970 - 1,210 SAT score is the range in which applicants have greater chances to be accepted. This institution also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual enrollment.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2021 Admissions Cycle
Applications
6,987
Male 2,788
Female 4,193

 

Acceptance
6,645
Male 2,620
Female 4,025

 

Enrollment Total
1,405
Male 681
Female 724


Acceptance Rate
95.1%
Male
94%
Female
96%

 

Yield
21.1%
Male
26%
Female
18%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$40


Graduate

$65



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual enrollment

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record


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    Secondary school rank

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