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Eastern Illinois University Admissions Stats

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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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  • 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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  • Makenzie
  • Sep-20-2014 I am a current student here

    Make sure to take advantage of all their scholarships they have to offer - they are usually quite generous.

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  • Ellie
  • May-26-2014 I am a current student here

    EIU is definitely an awesome college. You get the atmosphere and experience of a big university, but it's not so overwhelming.

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  • Hannah
  • May-21-2014 I am a current student here

    Be sure to start off college with good study habits. If things don't go so well in the first semester, learn from your mistakes. You can always put a higher amount of effort to improve your experience.

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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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