• 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 1,732 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,732 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,530
  • Out-state tuition: $4,770
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 12%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Southeastern Illinois College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 113 teachers has grown by 44% over five years.
Southeastern Illinois College
(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
113 staff
239 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Southeastern Illinois College has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The Southeastern Illinois College diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,732 students
3,107 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
622 students
1,099 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,110 students
2,008 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Southeastern Illinois College and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of IL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Southeastern Illinois College.
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
136 students
% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
2%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Southeastern Illinois College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in IL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Black
3%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southeastern Illinois College and the percentage of Black community college students in IL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
88%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southeastern Illinois College and the percentage of White community college students in IL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Southeastern Illinois College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in IL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southeastern Illinois College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.22
0.68
This chart display the diversity score of Southeastern Illinois College and the community college average diversity score of IL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate
36%
33%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Southeastern Illinois College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of IL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,300
$32,200
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Southeastern Illinois College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of IL by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,530 is less than the state average of $8,158. The in-state tuition has declined by 15% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,770 is less than the state average of $10,899. The out-state tuition has declined by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,530
$8,158
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Southeastern Illinois College and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of IL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$4,770
$10,899
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Southeastern Illinois College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of IL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
87%
76%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Southeastern Illinois College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in IL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
SAT Reading
n/a
390
SAT Math
n/a
360
SAT Writing
n/a
355
ACT Composite
n/a
17
ACT English
n/a
17
ACT Math
n/a
17
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,732 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,530
  • Out-state tuition: $4,770
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 12%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,158 per year for in-state students and $10,899 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,031 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 91%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Rasmussen College-Illinois. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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