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Here at Eastern Illinois University, we believe every one of our students can reach new heights given the right circumstances. In the right place, with the right people around you, you can open up greater possibilities than you ever imagined. It’s that simple – and that life-changing.
The latest U.S. News & World Report college rankings are out, and EIU still rates higher than any other public regional university in Illinois.
94% of undergraduates secured employment in professional positions or made plans to attend graduate school by the end of the year.
Charleston is once again ranked as the second-safest college town in America! Just another reason every day is a great day to be a Panther!
An exceptional education at an affordable price: That’s what EIU has in store for you! We're currently accepting applications for Fall 2020. If you're a freshman or undergraduate transfer student and you apply before November 1st, we'll even waive your application fee!
So apply online for free now! If you've already applied, log in to your MyEIU account to view your checklist and next steps.