School Overview

Eastern Illinois University is a Public, 4 years college located in Charleston, Illinois. EIU ranked 36th in Illinois Colleges and 79th in Federal Region V.
It has a total enrollment of 8,626 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. EIU's acceptance rate is 72.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Eastern Illinois University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
Address600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920
Phone217-581-5000
WEBhttps://www.eiu.edu/
Admission Information
Admissionhttps://www.eiu.edu/admissions.php
Online Applicationhttps://www.eiu.edu/myeiu/index.php?type=signup
Financial Aidwww.eiu.edu/finaid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.eiu.edu/finaid/calculator.php
Disability Servicewww.eiu.edu/disability/
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Eastern Illinois University is 72.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 15.00%. The application fees are $30 for undergraduate programs and $30 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate72.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)15.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$30
Graduate Application Fees$30

Tuition & Fees

EIU's 2022 tuition & fees is $12,562 for Illinois residents and $14,930 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $10,640 for Illinois residents and $21,407 for out-of-students.
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$12,562$14,930
Graduate Tuition & Fees$10,640$21,407
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 8,626 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 1,706 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. EIU has 6,969 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,657 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students8,626
Undergraduate Students6,969
Graduate Students1,657
Online Enrollment1,706

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs106 Programs
Number of online programs28 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
ROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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