Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (MAUI)
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale is a universitywide partner university in Carbondale, United States of America. You can study at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale through the MAUI program.
The MAUI program (Mid-America Universities International) consists of a group of 18 American universities. If you are applying for the MAUI program, you need to list the top three MAUI universities of your choice in your motivation letter. This means there is a chance you will not be placed at your preferred university, but at your second or third choice university instead.
General information for exchange students
Experience SIU (YouTube)
Semester I: 4th week of August - 3rd week of December
Orientation generally commences the 3rd week of August for Semester I and the 2nd week of January for Semester II.
Exams take place the 3rd week of December for Semester I and the 2nd week of May for Semester II.
GPA (Average Grade)
There is no GPA requirement for this destination.
Students must have a TOEFL, comparable English test or certification from the home university.
|Areas of study open to exchange students|
Some programmes may have limited availability.
|Courses at Master's level|
|Language of instruction|
On-campus housing is available to exchange students. Reservations will be made for a shared residence hall room.
Limited housing assistance is available for those considering off-campus housing.
|Estimated living costs per month|
Average living costs are around $1,750 per month. (Estimate from 2022).
You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table
|Number of places available|
3 places per year for the MAUI program in total.
After the 1 December deadline it is not possible anymore to apply for an exchange to this partner university, even for semester 2 (start January next academic year), due to early application deadlines. This means you have to apply before December 1st.
Selection was necessary for 2022-23, but not in the years before.
|All MAUI universities|
Baylor University (Waco)
|More information about MAUI|
Find more information on the MAUI website
If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.