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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Carbondale, IL

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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Overview

Southern Illinois University Carbondale / Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice is located in Carbondale, IL, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
7
Accepted
7
Enrolled
50%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
48%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
51%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.03%
Black or African American 6.06%
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 0
Male (7)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Corrections, criminology, law enforcement, crime prevention, victims of crime
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
300,000

Location & Contact

Address Carbondale, IL  62901-4701
United States
Contact Joseph Schafer
Chair
Phone: 618-453-6376

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