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Which Admission is Right for Me?


Regardless of which type of student you happen to be, EIU offers an admissions program to fit your unique needs. Let us help make Eastern the right fit for you!more about admissions

Academics | Majors & Minors

With a diverse collection of degree programs and other academic opportunities, EIU offers everything you need for a top-notch education.



We understand a parent's anxiety when sending a child off to college, but we also have plenty of information designed to put your mind at ease.more information for parents

Cost & Financial Aid

Financial Aid

EIU offers quality education at an affordable price — and the proper resources to manage that cost.

Campus Life

Eastern has a lot to offer. Our housing and dining options are second to none, while over 200 registered student organizations, an active Greek community, and a state-of-the-art student recreation center provide plenty of quality ways to spend your free time.more about campus life



There are currently more than 500 scholarships available to EIU students. Our scholarship search helps you easily identify the ones for which you qualify.more about scholarships

Contact Information for Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions

1230 Old Main
Phone: (217) 581-2223
Phone: 877-581-BEIU(2348)
Email: admissions@eiu.edu

International Admissions

1170 Blair Hall
Phone: +001(217)581-2321
Fax: +001(217)581-7207
Email: international@eiu.edu

OPD Admissions

4020 Klehm Hall
Phone: (217) 581-6271

Graduate Admissions

1201 Blair Hall
Phone: (217) 581-2220
Fax: (217) 581-6020
Email: graduate@eiu.edu

BGS Admissions

2138 Blair Hall
Phone: (217) 581-5618
Fax: (217) 581-7076
Email: bgsba@eiu.edu


1230 Old Main
Phone: (217) 581-2223
Phone: 877-581-BEIU(2348)
Email: admissions@eiu.edu

Transfer Admissions

1221 Old Main
Phone: (217) 581-2223
Phone: 877-581-BEIU(2348)
Email: transfer@eiu.edu

RN to Nursing Admissions

2230 McAfee
Phone: (217) 581-7049
Fax: (217) 581-7050
Email: nursing@eiu.edu