Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
is located in Jackson County
, IL, and has an enrollment of about 22,000. Their programs lead to associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, doctoral degrees, first professional degrees and first professional certificates. Student housing is available for 4615.
SIUC is the 2nd largest University in Illinois and as such, have instituted research projects in Illinois coal, soybeans, corn, water resources, car and airplane brakes and aquaculture. They also have opened a campus in Niigata, Japan.
Over 200 Programs are available for study including Agronomy; Cartography and Geographic Information Management; Environmental Engineering; Metalsmithing; Photojournalism; Therapeutic Recreation and Workforce Education and Development.