Eastern Illinois University Comparison

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Location Charleston, IL
Setting Remote Town
Students 8,626
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $9,241
Tuition (Out of State) $11,552
Room & Board $10,262
Avg Net Price $13,551
Avg Grant Aid $10,368
% Receiving Grant Aid 98%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 55.5%
Avg High School GPA 3.18
Admissions Standards Very Easy
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range 18/23
SAT Range 960/1140
Application Deadline May 15, 2022


Graduation Rate 59%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $43,500
Making Student Loan Payments 59%
Median Student Loan Debt $23,650
Median Loan Payment $244
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/