Graduate Programs Overview

Eastern Illinois University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Charleston, Illinois. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $10,257 for Illinois residents and $20,761 for other students in average.

It offers forty-eight graduate programs: 33 Master's, 12 Post-Bachelor's, 3 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameEastern Illinois University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL
Graduate School Students1,577 students
524 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$10,257
Out-of-State$20,761
Student to Faculty13:1 (7.69%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 48 Graduate Programs
33 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 15 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Eastern Illinois University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Illinois residents, the tuition & fees are $10,257 and $20,761 for non-Illinois residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $313 for Illinois residents and $750 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$7,503$18,007
Fees$2,754$2,754
Cost per Credit$313$750
Books & Supplies$150
Room & Board$10,262 (On-Campus) / $9,834 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,534 (On-Campus) / $2,534 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$23,203$33,707
Off-Campus Total$22,775$33,279
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$9,705$9,785$9,958$10,144$10,257
Out-of-State$19,425$19,571$20,014$20,442$20,761

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Eastern Illinois University offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 153 major areas - 32 Master's (14 online programs), 11 Post-Bachelor'(4 online programs), 2 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total587-10728
Men192-5320
Women395-548
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Education
Engineering Technology
English Language And Literature
Social Sciences
Business
Communication and Journalism
Education
Engineering Technology
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Psychology
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Education
Engineering Technology
English Language And Literature
Social Sciences
Business
Communication and Journalism
Education
Engineering Technology
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Psychology

Graduate Student Population

Total 7,806 students enrolled in Eastern Illinois University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,577 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 517 male and 1,060 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 671 full-time and 906 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 524 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 266 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total1,577
Men Students517
Women Students1,060
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total1,577
Full-time Students671
Part-time Students906
By race/ethnicity 1,179 White, 93 Black, and 25 Asian students are attending at Eastern Illinois University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total1,577
American Indian /
Native American
2
Asian25
Black93
Hispanic58
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
2
White1,179
Two or more races16
Un-Known8
17 students are younger than 22 and 268 students are older than 65. The school has 884 students aged between 22 and 30 and 408 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total1,577
21 & Under17
22-24468
25-29416
30-34244
35-39164
40 & Over268
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Eastern Illinois University, 524 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 266 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,577
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses524
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses266
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses787
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses524
Illinois Resident446
Other State In U.S.78
Outside of U.S.0



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