Eastern Illinois University

Acceptance Rate 71.74 %
SAT Average 1,020
2023 Tuition & Fees $15,528
Student Population 8,608
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,617

Academic Overview

Eastern Illinois University Campus, Charleston, IL
Eastern Illinois University is a public, four-years institute located in Charleston, Illinois. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $13,100 for Illinois residents and $15,528 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $10,942 for Illinois residents and $21,709 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 8,608 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 71.74% and the graduation rate is 51% last year.
The salary after graduation from Eastern Illinois University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $46,000. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, EIU's tuition & fees is $13,100 for Illinois residents and $15,528 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $10,942 for in-state students and $21,709 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at EIU. The acceptance rate of EIU is 71.74% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 15.18%. The average graduation rate is 51% and the transfer-out rate is 33%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,617 and 62% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 8,608 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Eastern Illinois University is 71.74 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Eastern Illinois University is 51 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Eastern Illinois University is 33 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Eastern Illinois University is 74 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Eastern Illinois University is 8,608
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Eastern Illinois University is 14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,617 at Eastern Illinois University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920
Online Applicationhttps://www.eiu.edu/myeiu/index.php?type=signup
Financial Aidwww.eiu.edu/finaid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.eiu.edu/finaid/calculator.php
Disability Servicewww.eiu.edu/disability/

Offered Degrees

EIU offers 107 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree620
Post Bachelor's Degree110
Master's Degree320
Post Master's Degree20

Special Learning Opportunities

Eastern Illinois University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:4,304)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Eastern Illinois University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges