Southeastern Illinois College (SIC) positions itself as accountable, accessible and affordable. These three crucial elements are ingrained in their culture, and have been since the college took in its first batch of 314 students in 1961. Today, it enrolls over 6,000 students every year in full- and part-time programs.
SIC operates on a lush, 90-acre campus in Harrisburg that has been stunningly landscaped to provide students with a natural environment conducive to learning. This two-year public community college offers six associate degrees in the fields of teaching, engineering, science, arts, applied science and liberal studies. In addition to these, they also offer numerous occupational certificates that prepare students for immediate employment in their chosen vocation. To this end, SIC also hosts on-campus job fairs.
Annual cost of education at SIC has been calculated at an average of $12,944 for in-state students, with a nominal increase to $13,184 for out-of-state students. This includes tuition fees of $4,170 and $4,410, respectively, and $7,854 for off-campus room and board. More than 80% of the students at SIC receive some sort of financial aid.
SIC is a participating member of the Illinois Articulation Initiative, which allows students who have completed their General Education Core Curriculum in AIA-approved courses at SIC to join participating colleges and universities across the state to pursue four-year degrees.
SIC also offers several student activity opportunities through its many clubs and organizations geared towards sports, technology, cosmetology, music, early child care and education.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,000. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $2,800-$3,400
- Out-of-State: $4,700-$5,688
- Part-time students are charged:
- In-State: $94-$110 per unit
- Out-of-State: $160-$190 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||88%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||86%||$4,659|
|Receiving Student Loans||4%||$5,980|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Southeastern Illinois College may provide services to students like those listed below:
- Online course work available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Day care
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for this school, versus those community colleges in Illinois, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
- Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 1995)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Southeastern Illinois College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Natural Resources and Conservation
Personal and Culinary Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Southeastern Illinois College.
- John A Logan College in Carterville, IL (36 miles away)
- Rend Lake College in Ina, IL (38 miles away)
- Henderson Community College in Henderson, KY (44 miles away)
- Frontier Community College - Illinois Eastern Community Colleges in Fairfield, IL (44 miles away)
- Shawnee Community College in Ullin, IL (46 miles away)