Eastern Illinois University Comparison

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Overview

EIU
Location Charleston, IL
Setting Remote Town
Enrollment 8,626
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #485
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website eiu.edu
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Costs

EIU
Tuition (In State) $9,241
Tuition (Out of State) $11,552
Room & Board $10,262
Avg Net Price $13,551
Avg Grant Aid $10,368
% Receiving Grant Aid 98%

Admission

EIU
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 8,999
Admitted 4,998
Acceptance Rate 55.5%
Enrolled % 18%
Avg High School GPA 3.18
Typical High School Grades B
Admissions Standards Very Easy
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range 18/23
SAT Range 960/1140
Submit Test Scores Required
Application Deadline May 15, 2023

Academics

EIU
Student to Faculty Ratio 14:1
Popular Majors
  • Education (21%)
  • Business (14%)
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities (9%)
  • Communication (9%)
  • Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies (8%)

Outcomes

EIU
Graduation Rate 59%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $43,500
Making Student Loan Payments 59%
Median Student Loan Debt $23,650
Median Loan Payment $244

Diversity

EIU
% Men 39%
% Women 61%
Racial Diversity Medium
HBCU No
% White 68%
% Black 19%
% Hispanic 6%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 2%
% International 1%
% Unknown Race 2%

Students

EIU
% In-State 89%
% Out-of-State 10%

Campus

EIU
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/