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Just the Facts

The College of Agricultural Sciences at Southern Illinois University Carbondale provides academic instruction to nearly 900 undergraduate and graduate students. The college offers a full compliment of programs and is recognized as a top teaching and research institution. Faculty, staff, and students are committed to excellence in academics, research and outreach programs that have a significant impact on the future of agriculture and agriculture-related issues.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Founded: 1955

Location: Carbondale, Illinois (population 25,597)

Mascot: Salukis

Colors: Maroon and White

Student Organizations: 27

Accreditations:

  •    Society of American Foresters [SAF}
  •    Council on Hotel Restaurant and Institutional Education
  •    Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics [ACEND]
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Research & Labs

With more than 2000 acres of farms and forests, and numerous hands-on labs, the College of Agricultural Sciences makes research a part of daily life.