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Address600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920
Phone217-581-5000
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School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Eastern Illinois University Campus, Charleston, IL
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2021 Tuition & Fees and 2022 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2021 tuition and fees of Eastern Illinois University are $11,931 for in-state students and $14,126 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2021 tuition and fees are $10,257 for in-state students and $20,761 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2022 tuition & fees are $12,059 for Illinois residents and $14,280 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2022 graduate school tuition & fees are $10,371 for Illinois residents and $21,085 for out-of-state students.
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.
2020-21 Tuition & Fees2021-22 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$11,931$14,126
Graduate$10,257$20,761
*Updated with 2021 tuition data: source: NCES (National Center for Education Statistics)
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$12,059$14,280
Graduate$10,371$21,085
The estimation for 2021-2022 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2021 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Eastern Illinois University is 53% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 20%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,035.
The average graduation rate is 53%. Total 7,526 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2021 Key Academics Statistics at EIU
Admission Stats »53% Acceptance Rate / 20% Yield
Test Scores »1,035 SAT / 21 ACT
Graduation Rate »53%
Transfer-out Rate36%
Retention Rate70%(full-time), 100% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio7.69% (13 to 1)
Student Population »7,526 (6,012 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$9,025
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
ROTCArmy
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 Eastern Illinois University. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 5,385. It also offers separate board/meal plans.
EIU Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity5,385



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