Eastern Illinois University

Charleston, IL

Regional Universities Midwest


#25

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Located 180 miles south of Chicago in Charleston, Illinois, the EIU campus spans over 300 urban acres. The university offers majors in arts and humanities, business and applied sciences, education and professional studies, and the sciences, along with 25 master’s degrees. Founded in 1895, today the university is a NCAA Division I school with over 200 student clubs.

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Quick Facts


600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
Institutional Control: Public
Year Founded: 1895

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
August 15 application deadline
49.8% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

9% Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$13,442 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


Specialties

#337
Business

School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: Yes
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: Http://www.eiu.edu/~transfer/coop_dual.php

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Communication, general, Journalism, Computer and information sciences, other, Special education and teaching, general, Adult and continuing education and teaching, Elementary education and teaching, Junior high/intermediate/middle school education and teaching, Kindergarten/preschool education and teaching, Health teacher education, Science teacher education/general science teacher education, Social science teacher education, Technical teacher education, Engineering, other, Industrial technology/technician, Foreign languages and literatures, general, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, general, English language and literature, general, Liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, Biology/biological sciences, general, Mathematics, general, Mathematics and computer science, Multi-/interdisciplinary studies, other, Parks, recreation and leisure facilities management, general, Kinesiology and exercise science, Philosophy, Chemistry, general, Geology/earth science, general, Physics, general, Psychology, general, Economics, general, Geography, Political science and government, general, Sociology, African-american/black studies, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Art/art studies, general, Music, general, Communication sciences and disorders, general, Athletic training/trainer, Clinical laboratory science/medical technology/technologist, Registered nursing/registered nurse, Business administration and management, general, Accounting, Finance, general, Management science, Marketing/marketing management, general, History, general

Minors Offered

Adult and continuing education and teaching, Driver and safety teacher education, Health teacher education, Industrial technology/technician, German language and literature, French language and literature, Spanish language and literature, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, general, English language and literature, general, Creative writing, Professional, technical, business, and scientific writing, Biology/biological sciences, general, Environmental biology, Neuroscience, Mathematics, general, Military science and operational studies, other, Sustainability studies, Parks, recreation and leisure studies, Parks, recreation and leisure facilities management, general, Kinesiology and exercise science, Philosophy, Atmospheric sciences and meteorology, other, Chemistry, general, Geology/earth science, general, Physics, general, Psychology, general, Anthropology, Criminology, Economics, general, Geography, Geographic information science and cartography, Political science and government, general, Sociology, Asian studies/civilization, Latin american studies, African-american/black studies, Women's studies, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Film/cinema/video studies, Fine/studio arts, general, Art history, criticism and conservation, Music, general, Community health and preventive medicine, Business administration and management, general, Accounting, Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial studies, Finance, general, Management information systems, general, History, general, Communication and media studies, Journalism, Public relations/image management, Advertising, Health communication, Sports communication

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 7,640
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 6,672
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 853

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, international students, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: Campus ministries, Choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, international student organization, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: Baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, cross country, golf, rugby, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 5 6
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 2 0
Aggravated assault 7 9 4
Burglary 8 6 5
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 3 4
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 3 5 2
Burglary 6 5 5
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 23 17 12
Liquor law violations 4 2 5
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 17 12 10
Liquor law violations 0 0 2
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.