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 1,834 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 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.
  • Southeastern Illinois College is the only community colleges within Saline County, IL.
  • The nearest community college to Southeastern Illinois College is John A Logan College (36.0 miles away).

Top Placements

Southeastern Illinois College places 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.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty64 staff123 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Southeastern Illinois College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Southeastern Illinois College diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,834 students3,999 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio29:135:1
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# Full-Time Students725 students1,386 students
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# Part-Time Students1,109 students2,613 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
4%
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% Hispanic
2%
16%
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% Black
2%
14%
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% White
87%
60%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Non Resident races
1%
-
% Unknown races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.240.59
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College Completion Rate
27%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,300$31,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,530 is less than the state average of $7,978. 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 $10,454. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,530$7,978
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,770$10,454
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
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.

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Southeastern Illinois College is John A Logan College (36.0 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 6,718 students | 36.00 Mi700 Logan College Road
    Carterville IL  62918
    (618)985-3741
    36.006,718
  • 2,489 students | 37.20 Mi468 N Ken Gray Pky
    Ina IL  62846
    37.202,489
  • 2,000 students | 42.90 Mi2660 S Green St
    Henderson KY  42420
    (270)827-1867
    42.902,000
  • 2,218 students | 43.60 MiFrontier Drive
    Fairfield IL  62837
    (618)393-2982
    43.602,218
  • 1,799 students | 48.30 Mi8364 Shawnee College Rd
    Ullin IL  62992
    (618)634-3200
    48.301,799
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