EIU Student OutcomesCharleston, Illinois
Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time59% vs. 41.9% national median
|Years||Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree|
|within 4 years||32% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 5 years||54% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 6 years||59% earned a bachelor degree|
A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Eastern Illinois University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Eastern Illinois University is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.
Average Salary After 10 Years$43,500 vs. $34,300 national median
|after 6 years||$34,300 per year|
|after 7 years||$36,300 per year|
|after 8 years||$39,200 per year|
|after 9 years||$43,100 per year|
|after 10 years||$43,500 per year|
10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Eastern Illinois University students who are working and no longer in school is $43,500, which is 27% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.
Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates$23,650
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans66%
Median Loan Payment$244 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans59% vs. 47% national average
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=144892 IPEDS survey data for Eastern Illinois University.