Overview

Student Population
7,526
Eastern Illinois University overview
Location Charleston, Illinois
Online eiu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Eastern Illinois University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Charleston, Illinois, Eastern Illinois University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 8,580 prospective students applied, and 4,746 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 798 enrolled in the school.  4,767 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,759 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $8,880 plus fees of $2,923. EIU is ranked 648 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy 
Eastern Illinois University overview
SAT 920/1110
ACT 18/22
GPA 3.33
Applications Accepted
55.3% 
Eastern Illinois University overview
Applications Due Aug 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Average

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Annual Cost to Attend

Illinois Resident Tuition
$8,880
In State Costs for Eastern Illinois University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$150
Other Fees$2,923
Room and Board $9,882
Budget for Other Expenses$2,470
Total One Year Cost$24,305
Out of State Tuition
$11,100
Out of State Costs for Eastern Illinois University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$150
Other Fees$2,923
Room and Board $9,882
Budget for Other Expenses$2,470
Total One Year Cost$26,525

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$43,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
59% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Eastern Illinois University students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 21%
Business 14%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 9%
Communication 9%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=144892 IPEDS survey data for Eastern Illinois University.