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EARN A DEGREE FROM SIU WHEREVER YOU ARE 

For nearly 50 years SIU Carbondale has been striving to bring quality education to students who cannot make it to the Carbondale campus by creating alternative pathways through off-campus and online program offerings. 

Our efforts began in 1973 when SIU started serving students at military bases.  Today, we are at military bases and community colleges across the U.S. and offer dozens of online programs to meet the needs of the growing number of students seeking flexible options to earning a degree.  

We want to ensure nothing stands in the way of your future goals and success!

SIU At A Glance

Total Enrollment (including part-time): 11,366

Total Full-Time Students: 6,796

Undergraduate Students (full and part-time): 8,299

Professional Practice and Graduate Students
(full and part-time):
 3,067

Female Students: 49.2%

Male Students: 50.3%

Average Undergraduate Age: 23.5

Ethnic Minority Enrollment: 28.0%

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Information retrieved from the Factbook 2019-2020, Institutional Research and Studies

WHY SIU?

A degree from SIU Carbondale can help you advance in your current career or prepare you for an entirely new one. Our programs are designed to fit your schedule and needs. Whether you’re looking for a fast lane to your degree or prefer to take it slowly, we have you covered.

You’ll be taught by and have access to the same faculty and curriculum as on-campus students, from wherever you are.

THAT'S A SALUKI

Dr. John J Cooper

Dr. John J Cooper, a three-degree alumnus of SIU Carbondale, is now a professor and recruiter for the university’s Industrial Management and Applied Engineering (IMAE) program. Read More

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