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Southeastern Illinois College is your first stop on the road to success. If you want to transfer to a senior institution or enter the workforce with a valuable credential, Southeastern is your best first choice.
SIC has consistently been named a national Top 150 community college per the Aspen Institute—and for good reason. Southeastern’s own “Triple 'A' Promise” is a large part of it.
Southeastern makes higher education Affordable—we’re the best bargain in the area. Our tuition is one of the lowest in the Midwest—because we know that helps you to pursue higher education. Between 70-80% of our students receive some sort of financial assistance—from need-based awards to fully-endowed scholarships from the College Foundation. When a public university can be five times more expensive and a private university can be ten times the cost of attending community college, you know it’s a smart move to attend a quality institution like Southeastern.
At Southeastern, we take pride in our quality—our Accountability in higher education is superior. Southeastern has one of the best ratios of full-time instructors to students in the region and we have one of the most highly qualified faculty. SIC has an impeccable record with the Higher Learning Commission the best you can find in the area. SIC is tops in the area according to the Sorensen Institute, a national college evaluation system funded by the Gates Foundation. We offer more and better nationally-recognized competitive teams and clubs that provide distinction for the region. We take pride in knowing we have high ranks for quality.
Of course, we make Accessibility a priority so that it’s easy to start your future. Southeastern offers face-to-face, online, hybrid, mini-semester, summer, and other creative course scheduling to make access easy. SIC is the online leader in the area for courses and degrees. Our courses transfer seamlessly to other institutions and our multiple bachelor completion and cooperatives with many regional universities makes earning your senior degree within reach—all from this region. Southeastern provides choices for you to make the most of your future.
We’re your community college, and we’re at your service. Let us show you just how good we are with our “Triple 'A' Promise.”
Regards and Respects,
Jonah Rice, PhD