Southeastern Illinois College

  • 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 1,650 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.

Top Rankings

Southeastern Illinois College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Illinois for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Southeastern Illinois College(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty64 staff124 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Southeastern Illinois College has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
The Southeastern Illinois College diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,650 students3,099 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:129:1
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# Full-Time Students595 students1,095 students
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# Part-Time Students1,055 students2,004 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
1%
24%
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% Black
3%
13%
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% White
84%
48%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score0.290.69
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College Completion Rate
40%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,300$31,800
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,530 is less than the state average of $7,932. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,770 is less than the state average of $10,666. The out-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,530$7,932
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,770$10,666
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%80%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Southeastern Illinois College is John A Logan College (35.7 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 4,040 students | 35.70 Mi700 Logan College Road
    Carterville, IL 62918
    (618) 985-3741
    35.704,040
  • 1,802 students | 36.30 Mi468 N Ken Gray Pkwy
    Ina, IL 62846
    (618) 437-5321
    36.301,802
  • 1,586 students | 43.20 Mi2660 S Green St
    Henderson, KY 42420
    (270) 827-1867
    43.201,586
  • 1,931 students | 45.30 Mi2 Frontier Drive
    Fairfield, IL 62837
    (618) 393-2982
    45.301,931
  • 6,193 students | 48.20 Mi4810 Alben Barkley Drive
    Paducah, KY 42002
    (270) 554-9200
    48.206,193
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Did You Know?
For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,932 per year for in-state students and $10,666 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,965 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 85%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.