Southeastern Illinois College

3575 College Road
Harrisburg, IL 62946-0000
Tel: (618)252-5400
  • Southeastern Illinois College, as a comprehensive community college and a member of the Illinois Community College System of Higher Education, is committed to a philosophy that believes in the dignity and worth of each individual regardless of race, creed, gender, physical abilities, national or ethnic origin. As its mission, Southeastern strives to become the educational and cultural center of the community by providing for the development of intellectual, social, personal and productive skills to all persons who reside within Community College District #533.
School Highlights
  • Southeastern Illinois College serves 1,834 students (40% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • Southeastern Illinois College is the only community colleges within Saline County, IL.
  • The nearest community college is John A Logan College (36.00 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
Southeastern Illinois College(IL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty64 staff123 staff
Southeastern Illinois College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,834 has declined by 12% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has grown by 82% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,834 students3,818 students
Southeastern Illinois College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio29:136:1
Southeastern Illinois College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students725 students1,205 students
Southeastern Illinois College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,109 students2,613 students
Southeastern Illinois College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Southeastern Illinois College Enrollment Breakdown IL All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Southeastern Illinois College Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
Southeastern Illinois College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Southeastern Illinois College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Southeastern Illinois College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Southeastern Illinois College More (2014-2016)
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
Southeastern Illinois College Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.240.58
Southeastern Illinois College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Southeastern Illinois College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,300$32,200
Southeastern Illinois College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,530 is less than the state average of $7,937. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,770 is less than the state average of $10,775. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,530$7,937
Southeastern Illinois College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,770$10,775
Southeastern Illinois College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%82%
Southeastern Illinois College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates-$7,862
Median Debt for Dropouts-$4,000
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1960, the college has a 172-acre campus located at 3575 College Road, Harrisburg, Illinois. It serves the residents of Gallatin, Hardin, Pope and Saline Counties; portions of Hamilton, Johnson, Williamson and White Counties. Courses offered are: Arts and Science Associate Degree Programs, Associate in Applied Science Degree Programs, Associate in Engineering Science Degree, Associate in Liberal Studies Degree, Occupational Certificate Programs, (SIC operates educational programs at the White County Center, Vienna Correctional Center, Shawnee Correctional Center, Illinois Youth Center at Harrisburg, Hardin County Work Camp, and Dixon Springs Work Camp.) Southeastern Illinois College offers quality programs at one of the most affordable tuition rates in the region. We offer convenient courses - day, evening, on-line - to meet your busy schedule. Whether you take a single course or join us as a full-time student, your success starts at Southeastern. THe college is accreditated by the: Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,937 per year for in-state students and $10,775 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,527 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois community colleges have a diversity score of 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.