- Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
- Top Majors: Art and Design, Business and Entrepreneurship, Communications, Education, Languages and Literature, Liberal Arts, General Study
- Degrees Awarded: 4 Year + Graduate
- Type: Public
- Campus Setting: Small Town
- Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Loans, Payment Terms, Work Study
- Country: United States
- In State Tuition: $9,987
- Out of State Tuition: $25,227
- Religious Affiliation: None
- CEEB: 1199
- IPED: 144892
- Call: (217) 581-2223
Eastern Illinois University has a rich tradition of preparing students to accomplish their life goals through a great combination of quality academics and personal relationships. 47 undergraduate majors, 61 minors, and 29 graduate programs.
Consistently ranked in the top third of Midwest universities in its class by U.S. News and World Report, Eastern has earned its reputation by offering a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs taught by an experienced and caring faculty. In addition to reasonable tuition, fees, and room and board rates, Eastern offers a textbook rental system, saving the average student hundreds of dollars per semester.
A variety of excellent on-campus housing opportunities are available on the safe, compact 320-acre campus. Student graduation and retention rates are well above state and national averages, and that success continues after students earn their degrees – year after year, Eastern ranks high in job placement, alumni satisfaction and employer satisfaction.