Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 3,887
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 70%
Average Aid Amount $9,025
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 609
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 92%

Financial Aid Information at E.I.U.

For academic year 2018-2019, Total 3,887 students (70% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarship, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $9,025. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree seeking undergraduate students), 609 students (92% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
For academic year 2019-2020, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Eastern Illinois University is $11,989 for Illinois residents and $14,269 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For academic year 2018-2019, total 3,887 students (70% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $9,025. It includes federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid. Next table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at Eastern Illinois University for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at Eastern Illinois University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid3,88770%$9,025
Pell Grants2,20340%$4,560
Federal Student Loans3,05755%$6,742

Beginning Students Financial Aid

For academic year 2018-2019, total 609 beginning students (92% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 608 students (92% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree seeking beginning undergraduate students. Below table shows the number and amount by source of financial aid at Eastern Illinois University.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at Eastern Illinois University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid60992%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources60892%$9,641
Federal Grants36655%$4,788
Pell Grants36555%$4,667
Other Federal Grants528%$939
State/Local Grants35053%$4,167
Institutional Grants48874%$5,433
Student Loans45569%$6,087
Federal Student Loans45068%$5,492
Other Student Loans325%$9,321

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2018-2019, total 549 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended Eastern Illinois University. Among them, 500 students have lived on campus and 3 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at Eastern Illinois University
Living Status201620172018
Living On-Campus861588500
Living Off-Campus with Family232234
Living Off-Campus without Family13113

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2018-2019 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at Eastern Illinois University
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level506473$4,760,423$9,408
$0 - $30,000196196$2,190,761$11,177
$30,001 - $48,000100100$1,225,562$12,256
$48,001 - $75,0008181$870,222$10,743
$75,001 - $110,0006752$264,967$3,955
$110,001 or more6244$208,911$3,370