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SIU students in fall

Southern Illinois University admits freshman applicants who have graduated from high school. We do make exceptions for students participating in our High School Concurrent Enrollment program and for those who have earned the G.E.D.

You should apply well in advance of the term you want to attend. To get your application on the priority review list, all application materials are due by December 1.

We have a few programs that require additional materials or screening so make sure you check.  Here are our freshman admission requirements.

You can also find information regarding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

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Freshman application checklist

To be considered, you must submit:

Scholarships and Aid

Complete and submit your FAFSA form any time after January 1 for the following academic year. The priority deadline is February 15.

February 1 is the deadline for most campus-based scholarships.

Private scholarships have their own timeframes.

Freshman Application Deadlines

Apply by December 1 to enroll Spring 2016

Apply now to enroll Summer or Fall 2016

Mail High School Transcripts to:

Undergraduate Admissions
Mail Code 4710
1263 Lincoln Drive
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901

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