600 Lincoln Avenue Charleston, IL 61920-3099 217-581-2223
http://www.eiu.edu admissns@eiu.edu
About Eastern Illinois University
  • Year of Foundation 1895
  • Size of Campus 320 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 10,375
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58%, 42%, 2%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $7,620 in-state, $22,860 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,584
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 10,055
Eastern Illinois University is a state university located in Charleston, Illinois, United States. Established in 1895 as the Eastern Illinois State Normal School, a teacher's college offering a two-year degree, Eastern Illinois University gradually expanded into a comprehensive university with a broad curriculum, including Baccalaureate and Master's degrees in education, business, arts, sciences, and humanities.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 12
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 9
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Celebration of the Arts, Black History Month, Homecoming
  • Number of students in fraternities 12
  • Percent students who are frat members 16%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Epsilon Delta, Alpha Psi Omega, Assoc. of Honor Students, Beta Alpha Psi, Eta Sigma Gamma, Gamma Sigma Alpha, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Kappa Psi, Lambda PiEta, National Residence Hall Honorary, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Order of Omega, Ph
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 13
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Collegiate Ministries, Chi Alpha, Christian Campus Fellowship, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Latter Day Saint Student Assoc. Society of Metaphysical Advancement, Unity Gospel Fellowship Choir, Wesley Foundation
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 17%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Service/Social: Black Student Union(BSU), national Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), Service/Social/Political: National Assoc. for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Social: Asian American Association, Association of Int
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Distance to nearest train Mattoon, IL (10)
  • Distance to nearest bus Mattoon, IL (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Indianapolis, IN (120), St. Louis, MO (125)
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 56%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 11%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 39
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 5%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 4%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 43%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (18%), women's dorms (38%), men's dorms (23%), sorority housing (7%), fraternity housing (4%), apartments for married students (3%), apartment for single students (7%), special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 80%
Campus Services
  • Museums Burl Ives Studio, Tarble Arts Center
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 6,276
  • Number Of Subscriptions 5,292
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities Former Illinois Governor Jim Edgar Collection
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 5,200
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 1,382,016
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of e-books 100,000
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,044,728
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills, other
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 64,540
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 724
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, other
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 88%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs State Farm Insurance, Caterpillar, CDW, Disney and Newell Rubbermaid
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,372
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village