Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville

Location- 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, MO

Degrees Offered- Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees

Student Population- 14,000

Average Class Size- 24

Student-to-Teacher Ratio- 17:1

Tuition- $8,352/semester

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville leads the Consortium forward by providing all-encompassing experiential learning in Bioprocess and Water Management with its highly skilled faculty.

The Bachelor of Science in Integrative Studies at SIUE, allows students from participating partners to transfer their associates and certificates into a flexible, customized undergraduate program. Students enrolled in Integrative Studies choose a focus in biochemistry, management or engineering while receiving hands-on experience through internships and fellowships at nationally recognized laboratories and facilities located on campus.

  • The National Corn to Ethanol Research Center (NCERC) at SIUE is advancing Biofuels research. NCERC is the only facility in the world at which corn ethanol, cellulosic ethanol, advanced biofuels and specialty chemical research are conducted simultaneously.

  • Students complete and train in the Water Quality Controls Operations Program at the Environmental Research Training Center (ERTC) in operation maintenance and management of drinking water and wastewater treatment systems.

The academic preparation students receive at SIUE through Building Illinois’ Bioeconomy equips them with the skills needed to thrive in the global marketplace and make their communities better places to live and work.