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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
Total undergraduates: 5,373
Full-time undergraduates: 2,465
Part-time undergraduates: 2,902
Total graduate students: 1,941
Full-time graduate students: 948
Part-time graduate students: 993
Degree seeking undergraduate student breakdown:
0.2% American Indian or Alaskan Native
1.2% Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
21.0% Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
10.0% Hispanic/Latino
0.1% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino
55.8% White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Two or more races non-Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Nonresident Alien
5.6% Race and/or Ethnicity unknown

Campus size: 320 acres

Institution offers housing: yes
Housing types (% in housing type, if given):
  • coed dorms
  • women's dorms
  • men's dorms
Percent of freshmen who live in school housing: 46%
Percent of students who live in school housing: 29%
Percent of students who live off campus: 71%

Every student is required to lease or own a computer: no
Computer equipment is provided in: computer center/lab(s)
Total number of microcomputers available to students: 900
School has a library on campus: yes

Additional services offered:
placement service, health service, women's center
Counseling services:
career, psychological
Career placement services:
interest inventory, on-campus job interviews, resumé assistance, alumni services, interview training, Job fairs are available to students through the career center.

Student activities:
student newspaper, radio station, television station
Other student organizations, musical groups, activities, and committees:
Greek-Lettered Organizations; Registered Student Organizations; Intramural Sports; University Board; Civic Engagement & Volunteerism

Athletic conference memberships: NCAA Division 1

Sports offered Scholarships? Athletic Assoc.
Men's baseballyes 
Men's basketballyes 
Men's cross-country runningyes 
Men's footballyes 
Men's golfyes 
Men's socceryes 
Men's swimming and divingyes 
Men's tennisyes 
Men's track and fieldyes 
Women's basketballyes 
Women's cross-country runningyes 
Women's golfyes 
Women's sand volleyballyes 
Women's socceryes 
Women's softballyes 
Women's swimming and divingyes 
Women's tennisyes 
Women's track and fieldyes 
Women's volleyballyes 

Intramural/Recreational sports:
badminton; basketball; bowling; racquetball; soccer; softball; tennis; volleyball; table tennis

Nearest international airport: University of Illinois Willard

Percent of graduates who enter job market in field related to major: 66% within six months of graduation

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