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Eastern Illinois University Scholarships

600 Lincoln Avenue Tuition In/Out-State: $8,370 / $25,110 Total Fall Enrollment: 11,630
Charleston , IL 61920 Books and Supplies: $300 Applicants Admitted: 62%
(217) 581-5000 On-campus Room and Board: $9,174 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 86%
http://www.eiu.edu Undergraduate Application Fee: $30 Receiving Institutional Aid: 35% , $2,772 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Eastern Illinois University General Information

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    Address 600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920
    Phone Number (217) 581-5000
    Web Address http://www.eiu.edu
    Mission Statement Eastern Illinois University is a public comprehensive university that offers superior, accessible undergraduate and graduate education. Students learn the methods and results of free and rigorous inquiry in the arts, humanities, sciences, and professions, guided by a faculty known for its excellence in teaching, research, creative activity, and service. The University community is committed to diversity and inclusion and fosters opportunities for student-faculty scholarship and applied learning experiences within a student-centered campus culture. Throughout their education, students refine their abilities to reason and to communicate clearly so as to become responsible citizens and leaders.
    Type of School Four or more years, Public
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Master's degree
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Town, remote from an urban area
    Distance learning opportunities Yes

    Eastern Illinois University Size

    Total enrollment 9,775
    Enrolled full time 8,013
    Enrolled part time 1,762

    Eastern Illinois University Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 3,284
    Women enrolled full time 4,729
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 1%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 11%
    Hispanic 3%
    White/Non-Hispanic 78%
    Non-Resident Alien 1%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 6%
  • Eastern Illinois University Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number (217) 581-2223
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $30
    Applied 7,881
    Admitted 4,879
    Enrolled 1,254
    Admitted % 62%

    Eastern Illinois University Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Required
    Recommendations Recommended
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Eastern Illinois University Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 0%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score -
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score -
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score -
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score -
    Students submitting ACT 99%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 19
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 23
  • Eastern Illinois University Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $8,370
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $25,110
    Books and Supplies $300
    On-campus room and board $9,174
    Off-campus room and board $9,920

    Eastern Illinois University Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 86%
    Receiving Federal Grants 41% , $4,383 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 35% , $2,772 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 74% , $11,204 on average
  • Eastern Illinois University Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2012/2013 academic year.

    AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES Bachelor Master
    African-American/Black Studies 2 0
    BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 66 8
    BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor Master
    Accounting 65 0
    Business Administration and Management, General 14 44
    Finance, General 71 0
    Management Science 71 0
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General 68 0
    COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS Bachelor Master
    Communication, General 157 8
    Journalism 35 0
    COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor Master
    Computer and Information Sciences, Other 35 0
    EDUCATION Bachelor Master
    College Student Counseling and Personnel Services 0 28
    Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services 0 41
    Educational Leadership and Administration, General 0 110
    Elementary Education and Teaching 203 30
    Health Teacher Education 31 0
    Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching 30 0
    Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 11 10
    Social Science Teacher Education 6 0
    Special Education and Teaching, General 79 2
    Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 0 15
    Technical Teacher Education 29 0
    ENGINEERING Bachelor Master
    Engineering, Other 5 0
    ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS Bachelor Master
    Industrial Technology/Technician 42 57
    ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS Bachelor Master
    English Language and Literature, General 60 10
    FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES Bachelor Master
    Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 134 23
    FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS Bachelor Master
    Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 12 0
    HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS Bachelor Master
    Athletic Training/Trainer 4 0
    Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 2 0
    Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 33 27
    Dietetics/Dietitian 0 5
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 6 0
    HISTORY Bachelor Master
    History, General 53 15
    LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES Bachelor Master
    Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 236 0
    MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Bachelor Master
    Mathematics, General 33 7
    MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Bachelor Master
    Gerontology 0 7
    Mathematics and Computer Science 5 0
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 52 0
    PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES Bachelor Master
    Kinesiology and Exercise Science 166 33
    Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General 27 0
    PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES Bachelor Master
    Philosophy 10 0
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master
    Chemistry, General 5 4
    Geology/Earth Science, General 6 0
    Physics, General 14 0
    PSYCHOLOGY Bachelor Master
    Clinical Psychology 0 14
    Psychology, General 115 0
    SOCIAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master
    Economics, General 12 7
    Geography 28 0
    Political Science and Government, General 28 10
    Sociology 77 0
    VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Bachelor Master
    Art/Art Studies, General 38 13
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 13 0
    Music, General 25 2
  • Eastern Illinois University Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline August 8
    Priority application deadline -
    Fall application deadline May 15
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due August 1
    SAT Subject score report due August 1
    College will notify student by -
    Student must reply to acceptance by No set date
    Deadline for housing deposit -

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline March 1
    Financial aid deadline -
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by -

    Early Decision/Action

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    College will notify student of early decision by -
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    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline -
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date Rolling admission
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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    Eastern Illinois UniversityNames and Abbreviations

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Altamont Lions Club/Ernie C. Ballard Scholarship

Scholarship Description
The recipient will be a student from any Effingham County high school who has been accepted to Eastern Illinois University. Preference will be given to incoming freshmen. However, if no suitable incoming freshman is found, the recipient may be a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior already attending EIU. The recipient must be a Biological Sciences major with an interest in conservation or environmental sciences. The recipient must have an overall GPA of 2.5. Financial need is a requirement. The recipient must demostrate successful leadership and positive moral character regarding civic and extracurricular student activities.
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Financial need
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Biological Sciences major with an interest in conservation or environmental sciences.
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