Southern Illinois University Carbondale

, Carbondale, IL 62901-4512

About Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Sauk Valley Community College is classified as a medium-sized, rural-serving public Associate’s college with a student body of up to 7,500 students. Rural-serving institutions are located in areas with a total population of less than 500,000 residents. This mid-sized two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 500 to 1,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, 40-59% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate15,551
Student Age% Under 2567%
 % 25 and Over33%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time80%
 % Part-time20%
Race/Ethnicity% White64.4%
 % Black16.9%
 % Asian2.2%
 % Latino4.0%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown6.2%
 % International student6%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted59%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled31%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Neither required nor recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT3%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT92%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800540 / 800
 SAT Math430 / 800560 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite18 / 3624 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$30
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$10,468
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$21,403
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid75%
 % Undergraduates with Loans61%
 % Undergraduates with Grants55%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,100
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,292
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,672
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Carbondale Area

Median Age22.9
Median Household Income$18,813
Total Population25,747
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total52.6% 47.4%
 Age 0-957.1%42.9%
 Age 10-1751.5%48.5%
 Age 18-2454.0%46.0%
 Age 25-2955.0%45.0%
 Age 30-3959.1%40.9%
Race/Ethnicity% White64.1%
 % Black25.1%
 % Asian5.8%
 % Latino5.6%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)2.3%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,292
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$530
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50071.5%50.3%15.2%
 $500 to $74928.5%37.2%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%11.5%33.9%
 Over $10000.0%0.9%7.2%
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