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Students like Nick Smith are the backbone of Eastern Illinois University: Motivated and successful with a passion to make the most of their time here at EIU. - See More About Nick
EIU is built on strong relationships. The interwoven connections between its students, its faculty, and the City of Charleston make up a healthy campus community, and these stories embody that community spirit.
What do you want to get out of your education and your career? It doesn’t matter how you answer; the resources to achieve your goals are here. You can take advantage of them just like these students did.
College is about growth, both as a student and as a person. Every day, EIU students are expanding their horizons like the ones you see here.
Life at EIU offers so many possibilities! Which possibilities will you make your reality while you’re here? Check out what these students have done to make the most of life at Eastern.
It’s a big world out there, and someday soon you’re going to make your mark on it! Many EIU alumni are already out there making an impact, just like the ones mentioned here.
With 50 undergraduate degree programs that include over 150 major and minor options and 36 graduate programs of study, there’s something here to prepare you for the career and life path you have in mind.
Eastern students have more than 600 scholarships available to them, and the database is continuously growing and updating. You can search all of them on our scholarship site.
EIU has a rich tradition of preparing students to accomplish their life goals through a great combination of quality academics and personal relationships. Get an overview of EIU by visiting EIU at a Glance.
Lots of people call Eastern home, and we intend to make it feel that way! With a number of residence hall and dining options, there’s a perfect fit for everybody.
EIU provides all students opportunities to enhance their educational experience through collaborative research opportunities with its talented faculty. In 2015, Eastern was one of just a few schools recognized by the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) as one of the nation’s leading institutions for supporting undergraduate research; we’re proud to be among the top 29 public universities in this regard.Catfish Tracking Gift Shop Revitalization The Daily Grind View More Stories
Want to get a feel for campus before you actually get here? No problem! Our virtual tour takes you all over our beautiful campus, showing you everything Eastern Illinois University has to offer. That way, when you do have the opportunity to visit you’ll know exactly where you want to go first!
At Eastern Illinois University, we are proud to offer a full slate of NCAA Division I athletics opportunities. Our football program is consistently successful at the Football Championship Subdivision level and has produced a number of highly recognizable NFL names; that and the rest of our programs have made us a long-standing, vital member of the Ohio Valley Conference (or Summit League for a handful of sports).Visit eiupanthers.com
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