Student Loans for Southern Illinois University Carbondale

About Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Souther Illinois University Carbondale StudentsSouthern Illinois University at Carbondale is the Flagship University of the Southern Illinois University system, and is a research university with both a lively academic and social atmosphere. Classified as having ‘high research activity’ by the Carnegie Foundation, Southern Illinois U at Carbondale has transformed over the years from a teacher’s college to a multidisciplinary university.

If you’re receiving SIUC Financial Aid, it only makes sense that you would want to keep your spending in check. Grants and scholarships don’t grow on trees after all, and you want to make sure those go towards covering your tuition bill and not your beer/pizza/shopping habit. We’re not saying that you can’t have fun; we just want you to spend money only when it’s totally reasonable, and to save it most of the time.

SIUC Loans

paying for SIUCIn any SIUC Financial Aid package, you can expect to see a combination of student loans, grants, scholarships, and work-study programs.  The majority of students are totally satisfied by this combination of aid, but some of the student body requires additional funding after their university aid packages. These students wind up taking out private student loans to cover the financial gap between their contribution towards tuition and the financial aid they receive. If you’re in this situation, meaning you’ve burned through pretty much every source of financial aid you could come up with and still need more funding, then a private student loan may be right for you.

Before applying for a private student loan, you want to make sure you find the right loan for you.  To find the student loan that best fits your budget, use our student loan comparison tool; you can search for and compare loans from top lenders and examine different loans on an apples-to-apples basis. Once you have found the loan that’s best to supplement your aid package, you can directly apply for it.

Pay for Southern Illinois University-Carbondale*

Total Avg. Cost $21,913
Tuition $7,290
Room & Board $11,058
Financial Aid Information
Students Receiving Fin Aid 75%
Typical Grant Amounts
State/Local $4,888
Federal $4,411
%Receiving Loans 61%
Avg. Other Stud. Loans $9,639
%Receiving Other Loans 5%

Get into Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Admission Rate 69%
Total Enrollment 20,350
Men 55%
Women 45%
Graduation Rate 44%
Application Fee $30

Contact Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901-4512
(618) 453-2121
Financial Aid Office URL
Admissions Office URL

*Data source is the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) the data collection program for the National Center for Education Statistics

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