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Eastern Illinois University

Charleston, IL
University Website: www.eiu.edu
Apply Online: www.eiu.edu/apply.php
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Coordinates: 39°29′4″N 88°10′31″W / 39.48444°N 88.17528°W / 39.48444; -88.17528

Eastern Illinois University is a state university located in Charleston, Illinois, United States. Established in 1895 as the Eastern Illinois State Normal School, a teacher's college offering a two-year degree, Eastern Illinois University gradually expanded into a comprehensive university with a broad curriculum, including Baccalaureate and Master's degrees in education, business, arts, sciences, and humanities.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $22,895.00 avg tuition

600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-5000

Apply online Admissions:
www.eiu.edu/admissions.php
Financial Aid:
www.eiu.edu/finaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Eastern Illinois University

Statistics:
Applied 7,076
Admitted 4,808 68%
Enrolled total 1,371
Full Time: 1,367
Part Time 4
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 19 23
ACT English 19 24
ACT Math 17 24
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 79%
4-year graduation rate 30%
6-year graduation rate 58%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Eastern Illinois University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $7,330.00 $7,330.00 $22,895.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $2,464.00 $2,464.00 $2,464.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $234.00 $234.00 $714.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,456.00 $6,456.00 $15,480.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $2,308.00 $2,308.00 $2,308.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $269.00 $269.00 $645.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,884.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $2,590.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $30.00
Graduate Application Fee $30.00
Books and Supplies $120.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 83%
Percent receiving grant aid 79%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,244.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 71%
Avg amount of student loan aid $9,965.00

Eastern Illinois University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Finance, General X
Management Science X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication, General X X
Journalism X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, Other X
EDUCATION
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Health Teacher Education X
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X X
Social Science Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other X
Technical Teacher Education X
ENGINEERING
Engineering, Other X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Industrial Technology/Technician X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Gerontology X
Mathematics and Computer Science X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Clinical Psychology X
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X X
Geography X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music, General X X

Eastern Illinois University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Program $2,500 February 15, 2017
Material Handling Education Foundation Scholarship Up to $9,000 February 28, 2017
Frances Meyer Hampton Graduate Scholarship Varies February 27, 2017
Warner Presidential Award in Music Varies March 01, 2017
Stephen M. Horak Memorial Fund Varies March 01, 2017
Marilyn Snearley Memorial Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
Maharg Vocal Music Fund Varies March 01, 2017
Lavern M. Hamand Graduate Writing Award Varies March 01, 2017
John and Bina Jo Walters Music Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
Al and Vesta Rundle Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017

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