Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is a public research university with an enrollment of 20,350. SIUC includes 11 colleges and offers 101 bachelor degree programs, 74 master programs and 32 doctoral/medicine/law programs.  

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies SIUC as a Research University: High Research Activity.  The National Science Foundation ranks SIUC #101 among public universities in the U.S. for total research and development expenditures, and #142 among all U.S. universities.  This places SIUC among the top 4 percent of U.S. higher education institutions for research. 

Southern Illinois University Carbondale offers nationally ranked programs including:

  • #1 Automotive
  • #6 College of Education and Human Services Rehabilitation Counseling Training Program
  • One of the top military friendly universities
  • #47 MFA rankings for “Poets and Writers”
  • One of the Top 301 business schools by Princeton Review
  • Best Colleges designation by the Princeton Review
  • #110 for Research & Development expenditures at public universities and colleges 


Southern Illinois University Carbondale Factbook 2009 – 2010 (PDF)

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