The College of Engineering at Southern Illinois University–Carbondale

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions David Wilson
Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application fee (U.S. residents) $50
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $50

The College of Engineering at Southern Illinois University--Carbondale

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 803
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 445
Overall acceptance rate 55.4% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.40
Average GRE 356 verbal
719 quantitative
2.80 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.80
Average GRE 475 verbal
715 quantitative
3.00 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​siu.​edu/​biomed/​about.​htm
(618) 453-7028
[email protected]
Chemical engineering N/A
Civil engineering http:/​/​civil.​engr.​siu.​edu
(618) 536-2368
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​siu.​edu/​elec/​index.​html
(618) 536-2364
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cs.​siu.​edu
(618) 536-2327
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​siu.​edu/​elec/​index.​html
(618) 536-2364
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics http:/​/​www.​engr.​siu.​edu/​phd
(618) 453-4321
[email protected]
Environmental engineering N/A
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering N/A
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​me.​engr.​siu.​edu/​
(618) 536-2396
[email protected]
Mining http:/​/​www.​engr.​siu.​edu/​mining
(618) 536-6637
[email protected]
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​www.​engr.​siu.​edu
(618) 453-4321
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 494
Master’s (full-time) 280
Master’s (part-time) 86
Ph.D. (full-time) 74
Ph.D. (part-time) 54

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 173
Total master’s graduates 160
International master’s graduates 68.1%
Minority master’s graduates 5.6%
Female master’s graduates 17.5%
Total Ph.D. graduates 13
International Ph.D. graduates 53.8%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 0.0%
Female Ph.D. graduates 0.0%

Programs

93.5 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Agricultural 5 6.9%
Architectural 0 N/A
Biomedical 5 6.9%
Chemical 0 N/A
Civil 16 7.6%
Computer engineering 17 52.6%
Computer science 12 19%
Electrical 17 52.6%
Engineering science and engineering physics 43 9.3%
Environmental 16 7.6%
Industrial / Manufacturing 8 3.7%
Materials 16 6.7%
Mechanical 16 6.7%
Mining 5 1.1%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 60
Part-time faculty 6
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $2,711,752
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 30

Engineering School Ranking

Rank Not Published Best Engineering Schools

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 1.9
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.4
Overall acceptance rate 55.4% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 718
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 1.2:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 13
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $2,711,752
Research expenditures per faculty member $39,878
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 494

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 494

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 354
Minority students 5.1%
International students 78.2%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 140
Minority students 10.0%
International students 54.3%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Terri Harfst
Financial aid phone (618) 453-4334

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $350 per credit (in-state)
Full-time: $876 per credit (out-of-state)
Part-time: $350 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $876 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $2,696 per year
Room and board $8,648
Books and supplies $1,100
Miscellaneous expenses $2,681

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 4
Teaching assistants 270
Research assistants 54
Other appointments 12

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