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College Deliberately: Eastern Illinois University

Eastern Illinois University is a medium-sized, public, four or more years University that emphasizes culture, character and career located in Charleston, IL.

Eastern Illinois University

place 600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920
phone Phone: (217) 581-5000
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Web: https://www.eiu.edu/
Eastern Illinois University is also known as: Eastern Illinois University, EIU, E.I.U., Eastern

Admissions

This table shows what information is required or recommended to apply to Eastern Illinois University. For information on what scores are typical of accepted students, see ‘Standard Metrics below.
ItemConsidered but not requiredNeither required nor recommendedRecommendedRequired
High school GPA
High school classrank
High school record
Completion of college-prep program
Recommendations
Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Tests
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Accreditation

The following information is gathered from a variety of public sources, and is updated annually. The user is advised to visit the accreditor’s site (linked where available) to verify accreditation status before making any decisions.
AgencyType / Program
Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
Eastern Illinois UniversityMusic (MUS) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1962
Eastern Illinois University at Lake Land CollegeInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited1985
Eastern Illinois University at Macon/Piatt Co. ROEInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited1987
Eastern Illinois University at Alternative EducationInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited1987
Eastern Illinois UniversityArt and Design (ART) – Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1987
Eastern Illinois University at Lake Land College Kluthe CenterInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited1996
Eastern Illinois University at Tri-County Special EducationInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited1997
Eastern Illinois University at Alternative Ed. DistrictInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited1997
Eastern Illinois University at Sangamon County ROEInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2000
Eastern Illinois University at Tri-County Special Ed DistrictInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2005
Eastern Illinois University at PACE Bus Co.Institutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2005
Eastern Illinois University at Lincoln Trail CollegeInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2005
Eastern Illinois University at Alternative Education – VandaliaInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2006
Native American Ed. ServicesInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2007
Eastern Illinois University at Pace Bus CompanyInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2007
Eastern Illinois UniversityTheatre (THEA) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited2007
Eastern Illinois University at Lincoln Land Community CollegeInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2009
Eastern Illinois University at American Indian Association of IllinoisInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2009
Rend Lake CollegeInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2012
Mt. Vernon Primary CenterInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2012
Eastern Illinois University at Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s CampusInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2013
Eastern Illinois University at Salem Education Center at Kaskaskia CollegeInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2014
Jasper County Junior High SchoolInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2015
Harper CollegeInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2015
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’

Links

Every college reports annually to the US Department of Education, and is required by law to provide information that will enhance transparency for the prospective student or parent. These links are listed here, if they are available.

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