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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Recommendations: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

Application Fees

$30
Undergrad Application Fee
$30
Graduate Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: Yes

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Contact Info

Address:
600 Lincoln Avenue Charleston, IL 61920
Phone: (217) 581-5000
General Site: www.eiu.edu
Admissions: http://www.eiu.edu/admissions.php
Application: http://www.eiu.edu/apply.php

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Caitlin from Round Lake Beach, IL
  • Mar-27-2014 I am a current student here

    Get involved. Find things that interest you or may interest you and run with it. Eastern provides a great deal of opportunities from Greek Life, to clubs, student government, and volunteer opportunities for everyone to get into. There is no reason not to get involved in at least one thing on campus, and it'll make both your experience, and your transcripts a whole lot better. Also, remember that college is work, and while having a good time is easy to do on this campus and in a college setting in general, never lose sight of why you're here-- to get an education.

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  • James from Tinley Park, IL
  • Mar-09-2014 I am a current student here

    It is perfect if you are looking for a school you don't get lost in. The people are friendly in town. Your education/learning is endless here. You get what you want out of an education when you attend EIU.

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  • Anonymous
  • Mar-01-2014 I am a current student here

    It isn't that hard to get around campus. During the weekend before classes, there is usually a student led tour to help find classes. I did that an it helped me greatly. Check your panthermail often. It would probably help if you had it hooked up to your phone. That's what I did anyway. One of the best places to meet people is a church. If you have time to work on something, even if it's only a little time and the assignment isn't due until the next week, get a head start anyway. That helps with not getting overwhelmed.

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  • dominique from Urbana, IL
  • Jan-24-2014 I am a current student here

    Come check out the campus for the day and see if Eastern is the right fit for you. This will show you how friendly the people really are and you can get a glimpse of the college life at Eastern and become a part of We are EIU,

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