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Eastern Illinois University

Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920

Fax number: (217) 581-7060
Screen last updated on: February 2024
Year established: 1895
Type of school: public
Programs: 4-year undergraduate, upper division, graduate school
Religious affiliation: no
Campus enrollment: 7,314 students
Coeducational information: coeducational institution
Location description: in or near a small town (pop. 5,000-25,000)

Street address: Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
Mailing address: Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
Main telephone numbers: 217 581-5000 5000
217 581-7060 (fax)

Main homepage:

FICE number: 00167400

Eastern Illinois University, founded in 1895, is a public university. Its 320-acre campus is located in Charleston, 57 miles from Champaign.

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