Graduate Program Overview

Eastern Illinois University is a four-years, public school located in Charleston, Illinois. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $10,640 for Illinois residents and $21,407 for out-of-state students. It offers forty-five (45) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameEastern Illinois University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL
Graduate School Students1,657 students
787 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$10,640
Out-of-State$21,407
Student to Faculty14:1 (7.14%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 45 Graduate Programs
32 Master's, 13 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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 $10,640 and $21,407 for non-Illinois residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $320 for Illinois residents and $769 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$7,691$18,458
Fees$2,949$2,949
Cost per Credit$320$769
Books & Supplies$150
Room & Board$10,548 (On-Campus) / $10,062 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,542 (On-Campus) / $2,542 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$23,880$34,647
Off-Campus Total$23,394$34,161
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
In-State$9,785$9,958$10,144$10,257$10,640
Out-of-State$19,571$20,014$20,442$20,761$21,407

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Eastern Illinois University offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 45 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

Graduate Student Population

Total 8,626 students enrolled in Eastern Illinois University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,657 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 531 male and 1,126 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 615 full-time and 1,042 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 787 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 461 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total1,657
Men Students531
Women Students1,126
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total1,657
Full-time Students615
Part-time Students1,042
By race/ethnicity 1,178 White, 104 Black, and 28 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
Total1,657
American Indian /
Native American
1
Asian28
Black104
Hispanic71
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
2
White1,178
Two or more races22
Un-Known99
18 students are younger than 22 and 297 students are older than 65. The school has 871 students aged between 22 and 30 and 470 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total1,657
21 & Under18
22-24476
25-29395
30-34280
35-39190
40 & Over297
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, 787 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 461 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,657
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses787
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses461
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses409
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses787
Illinois Resident668
Other State In U.S.119
Outside of U.S.0



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