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A low cost of attendance, an average of 14-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio, and a constant graduation rate of 90% has earned EIU national praise in U.S. News and World Report. | news
Professor Nicholas Robinson was featured in WalletHub's piece about credit cards for fair credit. | news
Location is key when searching for a school, and it can make or break a college experience. That's why we're happy to announce that Charleston, Illinois was named one of the top 10 best “hidden gem” college towns in the U.S.! | news
The Illinois-based Golden Apple Foundation has recruited EIU to be one of two higher education partners for the new Accelerators Program, set to prepare 50 teacher candidates during the 2020-2021 school year. | news
Charleston, home of Eastern Illinois University, was the highest-ranked Illinois town on the WalletHub.com list. | news
Eastern Illinois University was one of only two of Illinois' independent, non-system universities demonstrating a fall 2019 enrollment gain. This is the second consecutive fall-to-fall increase for EIU, which was again recently recognized as a top Illinois institution*. *Eastern Illinois University is ranked the topmost independent public regional university in Illinois, according to data released in September 2019 by U.S. News & World Report. USNWR Data also shows that Eastern ranks as the third-highest independent public university in the Midwest. | news
The foundation of the State Farm insurance company donated $100,000 to Eastern Illinois University for computer lab and networking upgrades. | news
The U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics shows the public institution in Charleston conferred 151 bachelor's degrees and 107 master's degrees in education programs. | news
Eastern Illinois University was one of only 27 institutions in the U.S. that earned the distinction. | news