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Eastern Illinois University is a public, state school in the town of Charleston, Illinois. Eastern was founded in 1895. The college enrolls around 8,608 students a year, including 6,903 undergrads.
It is moderately difficult to get into Eastern. The acceptance rate at Eastern is 72%. In 2022, 7,077 students applied to Eastern and 5,111 were admitted.
|Eastern Illinois University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||72%|
|Early Decision Acceptance Rate||ED not offered|
|Early Action Acceptance Rate||EA not offered|
|Test Optional||May require tests|
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Eastern Illinois University is locatedin Charleston, Illinois,.
If you want to see Eastern for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 57 to Charleston, or book a flight to the nearest airport, University of Illinois Willard.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Eastern Illinois University and Charleston are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Eastern is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Eastern is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Wondering what life at Eastern is like? There are approximately 8,608 students enrolled at Eastern, including 6,903 undergraduate students and 1,705 graduate students. 58% percent of students attend school full-time, 91% percent are from IL and 9% percent of students are from other states.
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