Southeastern Illinois College

Southeastern Illinois College

Southeastern Illinois College, also known as SIC, is one of the renowned public community colleges situated in Harrisburg, Illinois, United States. The college's secondary campus is located at Carmi, Illinois. It was established in the year 1960. The college provides associate degrees and programs in diverse areas of study.

SIC's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. The college's sports teams are nicknamed the Falcons. Some of the popular teams are women's basketball, men's basketball, men's baseball, women's softball, and cross country. The campus is home to several student clubs and organizations including Phi Beta Lambda, Falcon Flyer, and SIC Early Childhood Education Student Group.

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Contacting Southeastern Illinois College

Southeastern Illinois College
3575 College Road
Harrisburg , IL 62946
General Phone: (618) 252-5400

Southeastern Illinois College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts80liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine64registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Mechanics and Repair58autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Science58biological and physical sciences
Construction Trades43construction, carpentry
Family and Social Work37housing and human environments, child care provider
Medical Administration31medical records tech, medical transcription, medical office assistant
Beauty and Cosmetology25cosmetology
Medical Support and Technology24medical coding, surgical tech, mental health services tech
Production Trades23welding
Landscaping and Horticulture21applied horticulture
Office and Administration19administrative assistant, office data entry, general office occupations
Business and Management16business, business management, accounting technology, accounting and management
Therapy and Counseling13substance abuse counseling, massage therapy
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy10parks and recreation management, occupational therapist assistant
Cooking and Culinary Arts8waiter/waittress
Security and Law Enforcement6corrections, criminal justice and police, juvenile corrections
Computer Science and Engineering6information technology, computer networking
Conservation and Resource Management5wildlife management
Engineering Technician3CAD and design
Education and Teaching2teacher aide
Medicine1health professions
Media1desktop publishing and imaging

Number of programs and degrees for Southeastern Illinois College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year14113
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years18820
Associate's degree22924

Southeastern Illinois College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Southeastern Illinois College had a total enrollment of 2,606 students (1,897 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 81%
Black 15%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 17%
18-19 24%
20-21 11%
22-24 8%
25-29 9%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 9%
50-64 7%
65+ 3%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Southeastern Illinois College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 47 %
Part-Time 10 %

Southeastern Illinois College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Harrisburg, Illinois for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Illinois Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Southeastern Illinois College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,520
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,904
Books and supplies $ 952

Financial Aid:
Southeastern Illinois College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 175700)

Southeastern Illinois College Faculty

Southeastern Illinois College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track54
Non-tenured and not on tenure track12

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year10$54,48712$50,136
No academic rankacademic year17$48,0075$44,764
All faculty totalacademic year27$50,40717$48,556

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Southeastern Illinois College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports01515

Southeastern Illinois College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Accounting and Business/Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Technology

Conservation And Resource Management
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, General

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Food Service, Waiter/Waitress, and Dining Room Management/Manager

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Housing and Human Environments, Other

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician

Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Biological and Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Juvenile Corrections

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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Southeastern Illinois College Highlights

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What Sets Southeastern Illinois College Apart:

Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Southeastern Illinois College Male % of student body
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Southeastern Illinois College % of degrees in family and social work
% of degrees in science
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Southeastern Illinois College % of degrees in science
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%Southeastern Illinois College % of degrees in construction trades
% of degrees in landscaping and horticulture
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Southeastern Illinois College % of degrees in landscaping and horticulture
Number of degree programs
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Top 16%Southeastern Illinois College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in conservation and resource management
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%Southeastern Illinois College % of degrees in conservation and resource management
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%Southeastern Illinois College % of degrees in mechanics and repair
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Southeastern Illinois College % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Southeastern Illinois College % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
% students on athletic fin. aid
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 20%Southeastern Illinois College % students on athletic fin. aid

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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