Yellow Ribbon Program School
Servicemembers Opportunity College
Southern Illinois University Carbondale


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Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901-4512
General Information618-453-2121
ChancellorRita Cheng
TypePublic, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedAssociate's degree, Bachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate, Doctor's degree - research/scholarship, Master's degree, Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus SettingRural, Fringe
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 20,037 (15,137 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio16 to 1

Mission Statement
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Remedial service
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
3 percent or less
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 1,029214
Instructional 890198
Research and Public Service 13916
Total Graduate Assistants -1,423
Instructional -912
Research and Public Service -511