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Eastern Illinois University

Eastern Illinois University

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Eastern Illinois University is a large (under 20,000 students) public, 4 year or above school located in the Great Lakes region a short distance from a small town. The highest award offered is a Post-master's certificate and the school is comprised of a high level of undergraduates. The most popular areas of study at Eastern Illinois University include: Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies with 236 Bachelors awards; Elementary Education and Teaching with 203 Bachelors awards; Kinesiology and Exercise Science with 166 Bachelors awards; Communication and Media Studies with 156 Bachelors awards; Communication, General with 156 Bachelors awards;. Eastern Illinois University is located at 600 Lincoln Avenue in Charleston, IL 61920.

Eastern Illinois University Facts


Eastern Illinois University is located at 600 Lincoln Avenue in Charleston, IL 61920

Total Applicants: 6,710
Percent Admitted: 65%
Dorm Capacity: 5,410
Graduation Rate: 59%
Retention Rate: 79%
Transfer out Rate: 27%
Undergrads Between 18 - 24: 86%
Undergrads Between 25 - 64: 14%

Eastern Illinois University telephone number: (217) 581-5000

Eastern Illinois University is also known as EIU, E.I.U., Eastern

The highest degree offered is: Master's degree


Eastern Illinois University Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees: $10,930
Total Cost In State: $23,528
Total Cost Out of State: $40,268


Admissions stats for Eastern Illinois University

You should be able to get into Eastern Illinois University since they accept 65% of applicants.

Student Demographics at Eastern Illinois University
Eastern Illinois University Demographics
Totals: 2,741
     Males: 1,142 (42% of total)
     Females: 1,599 (58% of total)
Asians: 29
     Asian Males: 17 (1% of total)
     Asian Females: 12 (0% of total)
Blacks: 239
     Black Males: 97 (4% of total)
     Black Females: 142 (5% of total)
Hispanics: 71
     Hispanic Males: 27 (1% of total)
     Hispanic Females: 44 (2% of total)
Native Americans: 12
     Native American Males: 4 (0% of total)
     Native American Females: 8 (0% of total)
Hawaiians: 1
     Hawaiian Males: 0 (0% of total)
     Hawaiian Females: 1 (0% of total)
Mixed Race: 11
     Mixed Race Males: 2 (0% of total)
     Mixed Race Females: 9 (0% of total)
Whites: 2,192
     White Males: 892 (33% of total)
     White Females: 1,300 (47% of total)
Foreign Students: 49
     Foreign Males: 29 (1% of total)
     Foreign Females: 20 (1% of total)
Most Popular Majors at Eastern Illinois University
Area of Study  (degrees awarded)
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
(236 Bachelors degrees)
Elementary Education and Teaching
(203 Bachelors degrees)
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
(166 Bachelors degrees)
Communication and Media Studies
(156 Bachelors degrees)
Communication, General
(156 Bachelors degrees)
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
(134 Bachelors degrees)
Psychology, General
(115 Bachelors degrees)
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
(110 Masters degrees)
Special Education and Teaching, General
(79 Bachelors degrees)
Sociology
(77 Bachelors degrees)
Management Science
(70 Bachelors degrees)
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
(67 Bachelors degrees)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
(66 Bachelors degrees)
Finance, General
(65 Bachelors degrees)
Accounting
(60 Bachelors degrees)
English Language and Literature, General
(60 Bachelors degrees)
Industrial Technology/Technician
(57 Masters degrees)
History, General
(51 Bachelors degrees)
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
(51 Bachelors degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(44 Masters degrees)
Industrial Technology/Technician
(42 Bachelors degrees)
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
(41 Masters degrees)
Art/Art Studies, General
(38 Bachelors degrees)
Journalism
(35 Bachelors degrees)
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
(33 Bachelors degrees)
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
(33 Masters degrees)
Mathematics, General
(33 Bachelors degrees)
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
(32 Bachelors degrees)
Health Teacher Education
(31 Bachelors degrees)
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
(30 Bachelors degrees)
Eastern Illinois University Weather
Eastern Illinois University Avg Annual Weather
Average Temperature: 53.40 (Fahrenheit)
Average Precipitation: 40.11 (inches of rain)
Umbrella Days: 71.31 (days you might need an umbrella)
Average Snowfall: 16.21 (inches of snow)
Snow Days: 20.52 (days with 1 inch of snow on the ground)
Average Humidity: 81.63 (% humidity)
Average Windspeed: 19.03 (mph)
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What's the best feature of Eastern Illinois University?
 Greek Housing
 Intramural Sports
 Class Availability
 Easy Financial Aid Process
 Network Reliability
 Student Health Center
 Lenient Parking


   
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