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Eastern Illinois University

600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, Illinois
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Main Phone Number: 217-581-5000
Fax: +001 217-581-7207
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Eastern Illinois University

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Founded in 1895, Eastern Illinois University offers a high-quality education in the heart of the Midwestern United States. The campus is composed of more than 72 buildings set among spacious gardens and wooded areas, including 12 residence halls and 17 apartment buildings (one-third remodeled in the last year); 6,550-square-meter sports and recreation complex; 800,000+ title library, renovated in 2002; 10 general and specialty software computer labs across campus; and a new state-of-the art Fine Arts Center completed in 2008. The technological infrastructure of EIU is comprised of Gateway and Macintosh flat-screen hardware, Windows XP operating systems, and a wireless Internet network that covers the entire campus. Outside of the classroom, an Eastern student can choose from more than 150 recognized student organizations representing every interest from astronomy to juggling. In addition, the University Board regularly sponsors musicians, comedians, and recent movies on campus.
  • Tuition and Fees

    • Effective Term: Fall 2010
    • Tuition: 21,510
    • Room and Board: 8,078
    • Estimated Additional Expenses: 587
    • Fees: 1,833
  • Statistics

    • Total Undergraduates: 10,225
    • First Years: 2,818
    • Graduate Enrollment: 1,741
  • Application Requirements

    • Fall Application Deadline: May 15
    • Spring Application Deadline: October 15
    • Application Fee: 30
    • Application Website:
    • Tests Required for International Students: TOEFL, IELTS, MELAB, STEP EIKEN
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  • Attributes

    • Setting: Rural
    • City Size: Small
    • Type of School: University
    • Public/Private: Public
    • Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
    • Calendar: Semester
    • Services for International Students: On-campus Summer Housing, International Student Advisor, Special International Student Orientation Program
    • Programs Offered: Bachelor's Degree, Graduate or higher
  • Admissions Office

    • International Students and Scholars
    • Eastern Illinois University
    • 600 Lincoln Avenue
    • Charleston, IL 61920
    • +001 217-581-2321
    • Admissions Contact Name: Marilyn Holmes

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