School Overview

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.
Contact Information
Address600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920
Admission Information
Online Application
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster'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 Rate71.74 %
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.
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
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)

Student Population

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.
Total Students8,608
Undergraduate Students6,903
Graduate Students1,705
Online Enrollment1,459

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
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs107 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification