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What are others saying about Southern Illinois University Carbondale?

Academic Rigor
3.9649
Dorm Life
3.6117
Food and Dining
3.6476
Bang for the buck
3.9683
Clubs and Activities
4.5714
Greek Life
4.0000
Campus Safety
4.2041
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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  • Theodore from Glenview, IL
  • Jul-02-2014 I am a current student here

    I think that this university is a great place to have experiences that test your independence and resourcefulness. The people you meet here are great and filled with big hearts; you'll rarely be bored because you'll have a vibrant social life. The campus cafeteria could use a little variety, but for the most part, services and provided and the campus facilities are satisfactory.

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  • Tara from Cheyenne, WY
  • Jun-08-2014 I am a past student here

    The campus is breath-taking. The psychology faculty are experts in their field. Off-campus housing is very affordable.

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  • selena
  • May-05-2014 I am a current student here

    This school is great if you love nature and outdoors. There are a crazy amount of activities to do here if you know where to look. People are nice.

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  • Brianna from Waukegan, IL
  • Apr-20-2014 I am a current student here

    This school is great as long as you focus on what you need to be doing you can definitely succeed. The campus is beautiful and the social life is great. There are plenty of opportunities to get involved!

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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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  • 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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