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Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

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Students who would return
Would not - 9/10
Student Surveys
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Males: 12, Females: 7
Average Yrs. Completed: 2.2

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
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Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:3.9 High
Actual difficulty:3.1 Medium
Students found the coursework to be easier than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English10-20%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities


Friendly staff, friendly student makes good university. I hate isolated University. No racial or any kind of segregation in this University. Once...
I did like the Aviation department instructors.I considered the educational opportunities good. BUT the major things I would change is the management ...
Not the party school it used to be but it's still a fun university to attend. I'm a Chicago kid but they really need to raise their standards of admi...
The faculty of the College of Applied Science and Arts were great. The local area is isolated, economically depressed, looks like 1972, and there's li...
Its a good school overall. Has a great business program, Great business instructors. The math department needs some work though, they make it very har...
I'm going to begin by saying that I don't actually go to SIU, but honestly I have had so much experience with it that I'm willing to offer some advice...
I would say that SIU is the best "cheap" school in Illinois. Yes, Carbondale overall is a rundown, crime-ridden hole on southern Illinois, but the sch...
Even the positive reviews go something like: "however, these ppl are from southern Illinois..." When the majority of ppl are leaving negative comment...
The faculty of the College of Applied Science and Arts were great. The local area is isolated, economically depressed, looks like 1972, and there's li...
I jumped around going to many colleges before settling with SIU, and not only is the school decent, but the atmoshpere is great. Outside the campus, ...
I am graduating from SIUC May 2014 with a degree in aviation. The aviation program it self is pretty good, although there are definitely other ways to...
This school is a great school for active people. If you just want to sit in your dorm all day and not move even a few miles from campus then dont come...
I graduated through a military outreach program on my base. Considering my job, location, and money my Aviation Magagment degress was/is the best opp...
It's ok here, but if I'm kicking myself for not going to a different school. Faculty is pretty good, staff is terrible. Financial Aid has treated me i...
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