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What are others saying about Southern Illinois University Carbondale?

Academic Rigor
3.9818
Dorm Life
3.6162
Food and Dining
3.6337
Bang for the buck
3.9500
Clubs and Activities
4.5532
Greek Life
4.0000
Campus Safety
4.2083
Most Helpful Review for Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Jon from Carbondale, IL
  • 30 out of 30 people found this review helpful

Adaption to freshman year was easy enough but classes are picking up. Learning tons.

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  • Hart from Carbondale, IL
  • Mar-11-2014 I am a current student here

    Southern Illinois University is no longer the heavy drinking/partying college of the 1970's and has grown into a prospective university growing each and every year. Currently there are multiple ideals changing on the campus involving inclusivity, financial aid and student leadership. Organizations are adopting these ideals quickly to become available to all students with different cultural, sexual and other types of backgrounds

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  • RT Student
  • Feb-21-2014 I am a current student here

    The atmosphere of the school is very good. Certain teachers do their job well and take interest int heir students fully. However, the Radio/Television classes aren't up to par with the rest of the Mass Communications department.

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  • Anthony from Carbondale, IL
  • Feb-20-2014 I am a current student here

    Southern Illinois University Carbondale has an amazing and beautiful campus. The school is very nice with many renovated buildings. The students here represent many different cultures and lifestyles.

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  • Hainesville, IL
  • Feb-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Southern Illinois University at Carbondale is a beautiful campus but is know as a party school. If you don't put yourself in that situation, the school is a great place to study and learn. This school also has a lot of resources available to you and that was one reason I decided to attend here.

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  • 0
  • David from Bardwell, KY
  • Jan-26-2014 I am a past student here

    SIU-Carbondale is a beautiful campus with lots to offer. Aside from being a college town where it seems the majority of students are there to socialize and party, it provides a well rounded education for those students who are determined.

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  • Jaz from CA
  • Jan-25-2014 I am a current student here

    SIUC is an average school. Not great not terrible. Large school with a lot of students located in a small town.

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  • Chicago, IL
  • Dec-29-2013 I am a past student here

    Southern Illinois University Carbondale is a great school. If you like a small school this school will be a perfect fit for you. Living on campus is a must, because it can be very helpful with your school work.

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  • Christopher from Makanda, IL
  • Dec-20-2013 I am a current student here

    SIUC provides a broad spectrum of opportunities. The requirements that need fulfilled are helpful and much obliged. And the assistance in getting your education is very much intact.

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  • Brooke from Murphysboro, IL
  • Dec-13-2013 I am a current student here

    I love SIU it's my dream school and I was accepted instantly. I'm already in the program I applied for and I'm totally satisfied with my professors and counselor. Most of the people are friendly and always helpful.

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  • Sean from Peoria, IL
  • Dec-09-2013 I am a current student here

    It is a wonderful university with many opportunities. The Mass Communication department is top notch. The campus is fantastic and beautiful.

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