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    Mail Code 4710
    1263 Lincoln Drive
    Carbondale, Illinois 62901
  • (618)536-4405

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Prospective undergraduate students can apply online or can download a PDF of our application to print and mail.  Online application is highly recommended. If you wish to apply to graduate school, click here.

Please Note: SIU Carbondale has a preferred application deadline of May 1 for freshman applicants. Any applications received after May 1 will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Freshman students wishing to apply for the Fall 2016 semester are encouraged to apply for admission and submit supporting documents by December 1. 

Online application for all students:

Follow the link below to apply to Southern Illinois University Carbondale: Apply Online Here

Printable application for all students:

The printable application for Spring 2016 and beyond is available here.


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