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Southern Illinois University Carbondale Admissions

Southern Illinois Carbondale admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 76%. Students that get into Southern Illinois Carbondale have an average SAT score between 920-1330 or an average ACT score of 20-26. The regular admissions application deadline for Southern Illinois Carbondale is rolling.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
76%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
7,961
SAT Range
920-1330
SAT Reading
440-640
SAT Math
480-690
Students Submitting SAT
8%
ACT Range
20-26
ACT English
19-26
ACT Math
18-26
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
94%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$40
Accepts Common App
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended
Poll
69%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.62 responses
Poll
65%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.62 responses
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