SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY - [SIU], CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS - ADMISSION

Carbondale, IllinoisLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1869Established Year
  14554Enrollment

Southern Illinois University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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Southern Illinois University admissions are slightly competitive. With an acceptance rate of 76%(fall 2017), the university received 7961 applications out of which 6050 applicants were offered admission, and 1391 accepted the offer.

  • South Illinois University welcomes applications for Fall, Spring and Summer sessions.
  • Candidates for undergraduate and graduate can apply through the university’s online portal.
  • TOEFL and IELTS scores as proof of English proficiency are accepted.
  • The university has Rolling admissions.
  • Other English proficiency tests accepted by the university include iTep Academic Exam and Cambridge English Exam.
  • International applicants must complete their visa process mandatorily at the time of admission.
  • International students are also required to submit their TOEFL/ IELTS scores completed within the last two years for demonstrating English language proficiency
  • Applications are requested to keep track of their application status

Highlights

Application PortalOnline portal
Application Fee (non-refundable)40 USD (Undergraduate Program)
65 USD (Graduate Program)
Acceptance rate76.01%
Average SAT score1025
Average ACT score23
Mode of PaymentMaster-Card/ American Express/Discover/visa
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall/Spring/Summer
Work ExperienceRequired for MS and MBA programs

South Illinois University International Student Admissions

The admission procedure for international applicants is similar to that of US applicants. However, all international applicants must meet additional requirements. Additionally, they must carefully review their visa process.

Admission Requirements for International Students

  • All academic records/ mark sheets/ transcripts/diplomas from previously attended institutions.
    • Official transcripts that are not in the English language must be translated in English when sent.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last two years of their previously attended program.
  • Proof of English proficiency for non-native English speakers
  • Financial statements
  • At least one Letter of recommendation
  • SAT/ACT and GRE scores
  • Departmental requirements: In addition to the general requirements mentioned for admission, some departments may require separate departmental application, application or interview

English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

All international applicants must submit their TOEFL and IELTS scores to demonstrate their English proficiency. The other English Proficiency scores include iTep Academic Plus Exam and Cambridge English Exam. The minimum requirement scores laid by the university are mentioned below:

TestMinimum required score
TOEFL-iBT68
TOEFL-PBT520
IELTS6.0
iTep Academic Plus Exam4.0

Visa Process for International Students

  • Issued Form I-20 from the university
  • Applicants will need to provide the following documents to receive the Form I-20:
    • Copy of passport
    • Proof of financial support
    • Bank statement
    • Sponsor letter, if applicable
  • Applicants then need to apply for the F-1 visa.

Southern Illinois University Undergraduate Admissions

South Illinois University offers over 120 programs in Baccalaureate. The basic requirements laid down by the university for the admission procedure for varied courses are similar for UG degrees.

Where to Apply: South Illinois University Application Portal

Application Fee: 40 USD

Admission Requirements: Applicants must provide the following documents at the time of admission:

  • Fully filled application for admission
  • High school diploma/transcript must be contained in official sealed envelopes or sent through an electronic transcript system
  • SAT/ACT scores
    • SAT code: 1726
    • ACT code: 1114
    • GPA: 3.5
  • Proof of residency
  • Guidance counselor’s recommendation

South Illinois University Graduate Admissions

The university offers around 87 masters programs. The requirements for these courses vary. Students are suggested to visit department/course pages before application.

Application Portal – Graduate Application Portal

Application Deadline – Rolling

Application Fee – 65 USD

CourseAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
Master of Business Administration4-year undergraduate degree or it's equivalent
Minimum GPA of 3.0, Statement of purpose
GMAT score-500, Resume
TOEFL-iBT: 80
TOEFL-PBT: 550
IELTS: 6.5
Master of ScienceOfficial transcript GPA of 3.0 or higher
1+ year of work experience
Statement of purpose, SAT/ ACT score
TOEFL-iBT: 80
TOEFL-PBT: 550
IELTS: 6.5
Master of LawMinimum GPA of 3.0
4-year undergraduate degree
A minimum score of 3.0 GPA
TOEFL-iBT: 80
TOEFL-PBT: 550
IELTS: 6.5
MS EngineeringBachelor’s degree, Official transcripts
1 letter of recommendation
Statement of purpose, Resume
TOEFL-iBT: 80
TOEFL-PBT: 550
IELTS: 6.5
MS MedicineBachelor’s degree, Official transcripts
1 letter of recommendation
Statement of purpose, Resume
TOEFL-iBT: 80
TOEFL-PBT: 550
IELTS: 6.5

The admissions at Mississippi State University are subject to be selective based on the scores obtained. As the university offers rolling admissions students are suggested to apply as soon as possible.

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