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EIU Office of International Students and Scholars

Graduate Cost of Study

 

All international students must prove a minimum amount of money to study at EIU for one academic year. These cost will appear on Form I-20 or DS-2019. The approximate cost for the 2020-2021 academic year of study (August to May) are as follows:

 

Graduate

(Out of State)

Tuition per credit hour

$743

Tuition (9 credits Fall & Spring)

$13,374

Fees & Textbook Rental Fee

$2,780

Living Expenses

$10,430

Total USD (per year): 

 

$26,584*

 

Tuition: Graduate tuition and Scholarship amount is based on enrollment in 9 credit hours per semester. 9 credits is considered full-time status by SEVIS.

Fees: See link for fee description. Fee costs are subject to change depending on number of courses taken. 

Living Expenses: These are estimated for single student only. You should allow $5,525 per year for your spouse, and $2,000 per year for each child to pay for food, housing, medical care, and other miscellaneous expenses. 

Dependent Rates (Spouse, children):

Household
Size
Additional
Amount
2
$21,137
3
$26,662
4
$32,187
5
$37,712
6
$43,237
7
$48,762
8
$54,287
 
Add $5,525 for each additional person

 

*Total USD (per year): Please expect an approximate an increase each year.

International Student Scholarship: Awards are dependent on available scholarship monies. 

Health Insurance: OISS reminds students that your current health insurance policy may provide benefits while attending Eastern Illinois University. If you do not have insurance or if your insurance does not cover you during this time, we strongly recommend a comprehensive health insurance plan. Costs for insurance plans will vary depending on amount and length of coverage.

 

 

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Contact Information

Office of International Students and Scholars

1170 Blair Hall
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, Illinois
61920-3099 USA
+001(217)581-2321
international@eiu.edu


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