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Eastern Illinois University


Overview

Student Population
7,030
 Location Charleston, Illinois
 Online eiu.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered 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 6,965 prospective students applied, and 3,588 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 662 enrolled in the school.  4,996 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,034 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $8,760 plus fees of $2,918. EIU is ranked 697 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy
Test Scores
ACT GPA
ACT18/23
GPA3.33
Applications Accepted
51.5%
Applications DueAug 15, 2019
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Annual Cost to Attend

Illinois Resident Tuition
$8,760
In State Costs for Eastern Illinois University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$150
Other Fees$2,918
Room and Board $9,736
Budget for Other Expenses$2,067
Total One Year Cost$23,631
Out of State Tuition
$10,950
Out of State Costs for Eastern Illinois University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$150
Other Fees$2,918
Room and Board $9,736
Budget for Other Expenses$2,067
Total One Year Cost$25,821

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%