Eastern Illinois University
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Eastern Illinois University is a Public, 4 years college located in Charleston, Illinois. EIU ranked 42nd in Illinois Colleges and 104th in Federal Region V.
It has a total enrollment of 8,608 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 71.74% last year (undergraduate school).
Eastern Illinois University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
The following table shows the basic characteristic of Eastern Illinois University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
|Address||600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920|
|Net Price Calculator||www.eiu.edu/finaid/calculator.php|
|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Master's College and University (larger programs)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Master's degree|
Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics
The acceptance rate of Eastern Illinois University is 71.74% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 15.18%. The application fees are $30 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||71.74 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||15.18 %|
|Graduate Application Fees||$30|
Tuition & Fees
EIU's 2023 tuition & fees is $13,101 for Illinois residents and $15,528 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 6.71% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($14,551).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $10,942 for Illinois residents and $21,709 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 1.41% compared to the last year's rate.
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$13,101||$15,528|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$10,942||$21,709|
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 8,608 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 1,459 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. EIU has 6,903 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,705 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Degree Information and Campus Life
EIU offers 107 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs.
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by EIU
|Number of programs||107 Programs|
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✗|
|On-campus day care for students||✗|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|