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Please Note: SIU Carbondale has a preferred application deadline of Dec. 1 for applicants. Any applications received after May 1 will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Freshman students wishing to apply for the Spring 2018 semester are encouraged to apply for admission and submit supporting documents by December 1. If you prefer, you can download the printable application.

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Southern Illinois University boasts one of the top-ranked graduate schools in the nation with many programs earning national recognition.

Find out what our Graduate School has to offer for your future.

Additional Materials

Some programs require you to submit materials in addition to the freshman application checklist or transfer application checklist.

Find out if your major requires additional materials.

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Student Life
What is there to do on campus? Lots. Find out what interests you.

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Scholarships and Aid

Complete and submit your FAFSA form as soon as possible after October 1 for priority consideration.

The Student Loan Report ranks Southern Illinois University in the top 100 of more than 500 public schools in the United States for students earning the most scholarship aid. December 1 is the deadline for most campus-based scholarships.

Private scholarships have their own timeframes.

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