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Academic Rigor
4.0385
Dorm Life
3.8615
Food and Dining
3.7121
Bang for the buck
4.3000
Clubs and Activities
4.2941
Greek Life
5.0000
Campus Safety
4.2449
Most Helpful Review for Eastern Illinois University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: William from Schaumburg, IL
  • 17 out of 17 people found this review helpful

The Gen. Ed. classes are all enjoyable and my major classes were taught by teachers who knew their subjects very well.

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  • Jaileen from Chicago, IL
  • Nov-02-2016 I am a current student here

    Eastern Illinois University is filled with a positive and friendly atmosphere making current students or even incoming students feel welcome. The students and faculty are always helpful and attentive for all students regardless of transfer student, incoming freshmen, foreign exchange student, etc.

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  • addison - peru, il
  • Jun-06-2016 I am a current student here

    eastern is the perfect definition of "home away from home". with all the professors, students, and volunteers there, there are so many new people to meet and people that are willing/dedicated to helping you succeed. not to mention greek life is a great way to give back to specific charities all while having the time of your life.

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

    eiu is pretty much what you make of it. i personally love the campus size and its location. i also love the small classes sizes and how much the professors here really care about their student. getting involved here at eiu will make your college experience even better.

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

    Eastern Illinois University is a small public university, therefore the classes are small and you have direct interactions with the professors. The campus is small and easy to navigate. Certainly not least, EIU is known for being home to tons of friendly, fat squirrels.

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

    Eastern Illinois University is an ideal institution for a student seeking a quite suburban or rural lifestyle. The teachers are proactive in their field of practice and their students' lives. The students are willing to help one other with their course work, which makes E.I.U. a great place to obtain future connections.

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

    Great financial aid opportunities! Huge party school. Ugly campus.

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

    Eastern Illinois University is a fantastic university! It has such a close campus community, and the faculty to student ratio is excellent. I would highly recommend the university to anyone!

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

    EIU is a great place to go to college! You get the experience of a campus life while also still being in a classroom that's a smaller size. This makes the teachers more approachable and allows students to succeed.

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  • Caitlin from Round Lake Beach, IL
  • Mar-27-2014 I am a current student here

    Eastern Illinois provides both a great academic and social enviornment for it's students. There are a broad range of on and off campus clubs, and activities to choose from, including a large greek life opportunity. It's gorgeous campus is close enough to essential stores, hospitals, etc., but far away enough from the hustle and bustle of everyday life to provide a great sense of independence, really making that college experience.

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

    I really like attending EUI because it is a smaller university. The campus is easy to get around. The classes are small enough that if you need some extra help it is very easy.

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