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Admissions Requirements

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

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: Yes

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Contact Info

600 Lincoln Avenue Charleston, IL 61920
Phone: (217) 581-5000
Admissions Phone: (217) 581-2223
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Eastern Illinois University
  • Located in Charleston, IL
  • Public
  • 9,775 students enrolled
  • 62% admitted
  • $8,490 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Brooke from St. Joseph, IL
  • Feb-13-2017 I am a current student here

    Join a club and make ties. The best thing you can do at Eastern is make friends since there is a lack of actual physical activities students can do around Charleston.

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  • Olivia from Minonk, IL
  • Dec-21-2016 I am a current student here

    Get your textbooks as early as possible to choose the ones in the nicest condition. Try to meet up with your roommate ahead of time to get to know them and plan.

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  • d. t.
  • May-22-2016 I am a current student here

    get involved in anything! just going to your classes will only get you so far here at eiu.

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  • Brianna from Sherman, IL
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    Make sure to have walking shoes as the walk to classes may be far. Also, when it rains campus tends to flood so rain boots are a good idea. Get involved as much as possible on campus. Talk to the professors especially early on in your major so they know who you are, join clubs, and go to the plays in the fine arts center. You only have one chance at your college career, enjoy it.

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  • Helen from Chicago, IL
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Prior to attending Eastern Illinois, research the major you're most interested in perusing. The advisers on campus of Freshmen and Sophomores do not help the students seek a major that will best suite their field of study.

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