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 airport Indianapolis, IN (120), St. Louis, MO (125)
  • 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
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 80%
  • 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
Campus Services
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, other
  • 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
  • Museums Burl Ives Studio, Tarble Arts Center
  • Number Of Subscriptions 5,292
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 6,276
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 5,200
  • Library Facilities Former Illinois Governor Jim Edgar Collection
  • Number Of Microforms 1,382,016
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number of e-books 100,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills, other
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,044,728
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance, other
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 64,540
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 724
  • 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)
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • 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
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village