Eastern Illinois University is one of the twelve public 4-year colleges in Illinois. The campus is located in Charleston town.
According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 7,030 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 662 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 497 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 75%). Every year 56% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
EIU’s in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $8,760, and fees were $2,918. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $10,950 and $2,918 respectively.