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Address600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920
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School Typefour-years, public
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Eastern Illinois University Campus, Charleston, IL
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2022 Tuition & Fees and 2023 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2022 tuition and fees of Eastern Illinois University are $12,297 for in-state students and $14,551 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition and fees are $10,640 for in-state students and $21,407 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2023 tuition & fees for prospective students is $13,028 for Illinois residents and $15,636 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2023 graduate school tuition & fees is $10,451 for Illinois residents and $20,592 for out-of-state students.
2021-22 Tuition & Fees2022-23 Estimation
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
The 2022-2023 tuition is announced/published officially by the EIU directly. See the EIU bursar/financial aid page for more information.

Key Stats for Prospective Students

The Acceptance rate at Eastern Illinois University is 71.74% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 15.18%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,020.
The average graduation rate is 51%. Total 8,608 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school).
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $46,000. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Accounting program shows the highest salary with $51,300 after graduating. Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2022 EIU Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »71.74% Acceptance Rate / 15.18% Yield
Test Scores »1,020 SAT / 20 ACT
Graduation Rate »51%
Transfer-out Rate33%
Retention Rate74%(full-time), 36% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio7.14% (14 to 1)
Student Population »8,608 (6,903 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$9,617
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$46,000
Average Salary by Field of Study$24,300 - $51,300

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Eastern Illinois University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at EIU
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
EIU provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students.
On-Campus Student Services at EIU
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersNo
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of EIU. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 4,304. It also offers separate board/meal plans.
EIU Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity4,304

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