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Students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

About the Students

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 81 responses
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  • Nice
    22%
  • Content
    21%
  • Busy
    16%
  • Quiet during the week, and a freak on the weekend
    15%
  • Free
    10%
  • Without care
    7%
  • Ignorant
    4%
Female Undergrads
46%
Male Undergrads
54%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    85%
  • Out-of-State
    14%
  • International
    1%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    0%
  • 18-19
    25%
  • 20-21
    39%
  • 22-24
    23%
  • Over 25
    13%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    36%
  • $30k-$48k
    18%
  • $49k-$75k
    16%
  • $76k-$110k
    14%
  • $110k+
    17%

Ethnic Diversity

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59%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage.109 responses
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60%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students).112 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    17%
  • Asian
    2%
  • Hispanic
    9%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    4%
  • Multiracial
    3%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    0%
  • White
    64%

Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 63 responses
  • Republican
    13%
  • Democratic
    38%
  • Independent
    11%
  • Other party not mentioned
    5%
  • I don't care about politics
    33%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 111 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    5%
  • Liberal
    16%
  • Moderate
    32%
  • Conservative
    5%
  • Very conservative
    2%
  • Libertarian
    3%
  • Not sure
    39%
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