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Eastern Illinois University offers career-oriented programs for motivated students
who seek academic excellence, personal growth, and professional success.

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EIU is the No. 4 public regional university in the Midwest according to the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings.

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We conduct a great deal of research and creative activity — both independently and in conjunction with our students.



Planting the Seeds of Knowledge

“I look forward to getting up every morning and coming in to school. Interacting with students is what makes me happy.”

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