The SIUE-ITU Dual Diploma Program, a collaborative effort between
SIUE and Istanbul Technical University (ITU), offers you the
opportunity to earn two bachelors of science in industrial
engineering, one from each university. You can choose to extend your
studies by one semester to pursue a bachelor of science in
manufacturing engineering. You will spend your freshman and junior
years at ITU, and study at SIUE your sophomore and senior years.
The opportunity to spend two years studying in the United States is
a chance to gain a competitive advantage in the job market. In
today's global economy, students who have international exposure
have a significant advantage in terms of educational and life
This one-of-a-kind program does more than offer you a chance to earn
dual diplomas; it gives you a chance to experience a different
culture and learn how things function in other countries. You will
have the chance to improve everyday skills, such as language,
know-how and social skills.
One year of English as a second language prepatory education is
required. Students with adequate English language skills or who
scored 550 or higher in TOEFL are exempt.
Eray Ozturk from Bursa graduated from the SIUE-ITU Dual Diploma
Program in May 2012. He can tell you more about this program. video:
Testimonials: The engineering education I
received through the Dual Diploma Program between ITU and SIUE was a
very valuable experience. It leveraged my analytical and
problem-solving skills while rewarding me with intellectual
curiosity. It also made me see the importance of soft skills, and
gave me the chance to work on them. The international exposure we
had both in and out of the classroom is another strong aspect of the
program that is very beneficial in today's world. I highly recommend
this program to those who want to study Industrial Engineering. Duygu Sagiroglu, 2011 graduate
if you want to have the most amazing
memories, the best education in life, the best friends and teachers;
you are at the right place. I made the best decision in my life by
choosing this program 5 years ago. In this program, you will have
friends from all over the world, lots of fun, a lot of experiences
and a really good career when you graduate.
Aysenur Dogrul, 2012 graduate
Why Study at SIUE?
Study at SIUE?
SIUE's location is ideal. The 2,660-acre campus features beautiful
landscapes, bike trails, canoeing, gardens and a nature preserve. You will
enjoy a safe, suburban campus environment located just 25 minutes from
downtown St. Louis, Missouri. St. Louis offers cultural events, professional
opportunities and convenient travel at a major international airport. Visit
explorestlouis.com to learn more about the area.
You will receive a significant tuition discount while studying at
SIUE. The regular tuition rate for international students is 2.5 times the
in-state tuition. However, dual-diploma tuition rates are assessed at a
lower level which will save your family several thousands of dollars
annually. SIUE awards three scholarships to incoming sophomores. The
recipients of the award will pay a special tuition rate (1.2 times the
in-state tuition) while studying at SIUE. Please click
here to learn more about these scholarships.
Year Tuition Assistance Scholarship Winners:
**Please Contact one of our dual diploma coordinators ( Dr. Cem
Karacal (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Alp Ustundag (email@example.com) if you
have questions about the scholarships.
Don't take our word for it. Let Eray Ozturk, from Bursa, and Merve
Doruk, from Istanbul, tell you why they love SIUE.
Good job opportunities after
graduation is another reason why our program stands out from the
rest of the Industrial Engineering Programs in Turkey. Here is a short list
of Companies where some of our graduates work.
Ernst &Young, Istanbul, Transaction Advisory Services
Philip Morris International Turkey
Hewlett Packard, Turkey, Enterprise Service Operations
Metro Cash and Carry, Istanbul. Internal Audit and
Accenture Management Consulting, Istanbul
HAVI Global Solutions, Downers Grove, IL, USA
Ford Otosan, Program Management
Koskerler Celik Halat ve Makine, Gebze Turkey
Ford Otosan, Product Development
Fintek, Ziraat Finansal Teknoloji Hizmetleri
Kuehne+Negel Logistics, Hazelwood, MO, USA
Some of our alumni Continue their education at the following
Concordia University Montreal, Canada, Operations
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign IL, College of
University of Miami, Miami FL, Industrial Engineering
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Industrial
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign IL, Technology
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Psychology
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, Industrial
SIUE values the partnership we built with Istanbul technical University through the Dual Diploma Program in Industrial Engineering.
As a result, the Board of Trustees at Southern Illinois University approved a reduced special tuition rate for the Dual Diploma students.
SIUE applies 2.5 times the in-state tuition rate to all out-of-state and international students. However, the Dual Diploma students pay a
reduced tuition rate of 1.8 times the in-state rate as part of the memorandum of understanding signed with Istanbul Technical University,
resulting in significant savings in terms of cost of study at SIUE.
The following table summarizes the per semester cost of study for 2nd and 4th year for those Dual Diploma students starting their freshman
year at Istanbul technical University in Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 Academic Year. The prospective students considering our program should
use this table as a reference information for the following years. Therefore, the table should be taken as the APPROXIMATE cost of study for
those students who are interested in the program. The exact cost of study at SIUE will depend on the Board of Trustees approved tuition and
Fee rates when a dual diploma student starts his/her freshman year at ITU.
Dual Diploma Students Newly Entering to SIUE in Fall 2015-Spring 2016 Academic Year SIUE Tuition and Fees, Per Semester
Dual Diploma Sophomore Fall 2015 Semester
Dual Diploma Sophomore Spring 2016 Semester
Dual Diploma Senior Fall 2015 Semester
Dual Diploma Senior Spring 2016 Semester
1Newly entering Fall 2015 Dual Diploma students are charged hourly tuition of $459.75. As declared Engineering majors tuition differential
is charged to Dual Diploma students during their senior year bringing their hourly tuition rate to $498.10.
2Student fees reflected above are effective for Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters, Sophomore year for ITU students newly entering in Fall 2015.
Upon return in Fall 2017-Spring 2018, Senior year for ITU students, fees may be increased but those rates have not yet been established by the SIUE
Board of Trustees.
Below Table summarizes the specifics mandatory Fees paid by all SIUE students.
SIUE Mandatory Fees, Per Semester
Stu. Welfare & Activity
Stu. Success Center
Sophomore Fall 2015 Semester
Sophomore Spring 2016 Semester
Senior Fall 2015 Semester
Senior Spring 2016 Semester
Please Note that SIUE tries to reduce the cost of education by implementing textbook rental policy that saves our students about $1,000 in each academic year.
The US Federal Government requires that all international students studying in the USA must purchase a health insurance policy that covers the cost emergency care
and hospitalization. Each SIUE student have free access to University Health clinic located in the Student Success Center.
Another great advantage of SIUE is the nationally recognized senior
assignment project. The Senior Assignment is the culminating
undergraduate experience designed by faculty in each department to
integrate general education capabilities along with competencies of
the major area of study.
The Association of American Colleges and Universities has heralded
SIUE's Senior Assignment Program as a national model in the
effectiveness of academic programs offered. U.S.News & World Report
has listed SIUE in the senior capstone experience category, among
such universities as Yale, Harvard, MIT and Princeton, for its
comprehensive program measuring the competency of graduating