- Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
- Top Majors: Education, Health Care, Skilled Trades and Construction
- Degrees Awarded: 4 Year
- Type: Public
- Country: United States
- In State Tuition: $12,193
- Out of State Tuition: $25,816
- Religious Affiliation: None
- CEEB: 1726
- IPED: 149222
- Call: (618) 453-2121
Southern Illinois University Carbondale is a public higher education institution dedicated to quality academic endeavors in teaching and research, to supportive programming for student needs and development, to effective social and economic initiatives.
From its humble beginnings as the states second teachers college - founded in 1869 with a dozen academic departments and an inaugural class of 143 - Southern Illinois University Carbondale now ranks among Illinois most comprehensive public universities.
Each year, we welcome students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries who take advantage of outstanding academic programs as they pursue associate, bachelors, masters, doctoral and professional degrees in law and medicine.