Eastern Illinois UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Charleston, IL

$11,989

Avg in-state tuition

$14,269

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Eastern Illinois University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Eastern Illinois University is a medium-sized public university located on a rural campus in Charleston, Illinois. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,806, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 53%. The university offers 67 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 53%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $11,989, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $14,269.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

53% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 940-1130

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-23

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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8k

Students Enrolled

34%

Online Student Enrollment

14:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

61%

Black

15%

Hispanic

12%

Non-U.S. Citizen

4%

Unknown

3%

Asian

3%

Two or more races

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

59%

Socio-economic diversity

57% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

57%

State Grant Aid

57%

Institution Grant Aid

77%

Pell Grant

57%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,598
State Grant Aid $4,277
Institution Grant Aid $4,789
Pell Grant Aid $4,589

Financial Outlook

$36k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.