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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Lesar Law Building
Carbondale, IL 62901
(800) 739-9187

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: January 8
Application Fee: $0
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 50.4% 78.6%
LSAT Score (Median) 150 149
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 147-151 145-152
GPA (Median) 3.10 2.99
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 2.70-3.48 2.66-3.32
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: IL IL
School's bar passage rate: 64.3% 85.5%
State overall bar passage rate: 79.0% 85.0%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: -14.7% +0.5%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: N/A 22.9%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 58.6% 70.5%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition (In-State): $22,564 N/A
Tuition (Out-of-State): $31,316 N/A
Room and Board: $14,272 $13,380
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 98.4% 85.3%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $5,500 $5,500
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $73,064 $90,727
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 89.9% 91.9%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 269 354
Men: 57.2% 57.1%
Women: 42.8% 42.9%
White: 77.0% N/A
Black: 10.0% N/A
Hispanic: 3.0% N/A
Asian: 1.5% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 9.6 : 1 13.5 : 1
Total Faculty: 45 35
Male: 48.9% N/A
Female: 51.1% N/A
Minority: 11.1% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector: $52,000 $47,500
Public Sector: $43,750 $42,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 436,647 434,479