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EIU offers career-oriented programs -- and many online course offerings -- for motivated students seeking academic excellence, personal growth, and professional success.

Majors & Minors

With a diverse collection of degree programs and other academic opportunities -- including an ever-growing list of online course offerings -- EIU provides everything you need for a top-notch education.online programs

Cost & Financial Aid

Financial Aid

EIU offers quality education at an affordable price — and the proper resources to manage that cost.

How to Apply?


The admission process can seem intimidating, but thanks to MyEIU we've made it simpler than ever. Your MyEIU account takes you through every step.

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Student Services & Resources

Student Services

Our focus is on our students, and the services we offer reflect this dedication. If there's something you need during your time at EIU, it's here for you.more about student services

Course Listings


EIU offers a great deal of its courses in an online setting, and the catalog of such courses is expanding all the time. Make sure you check out our full listing.view online courses

Academic Excellence

US News and World Report

EIU is the No. 5 public regional university in the Midwest according to the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings.

US News and World Report

EIU provides some of the most affordable fully online degree programs in the state according to OnlineColleges.net

Contact Information for Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions

1230 Old Main
Phone: (217) 581-2223
Phone: 877-581-BEIU(2348)
Email: admissions@eiu.edu

International Admissions

1170 Blair Hall
Phone: +001(217)581-2321
Fax: +001(217)581-7207
Email: international@eiu.edu

OPD Admissions

4020 Klehm Hall
Phone: (217) 581-6271

Graduate Admissions

1201 Blair Hall
Phone: (217) 581-2220
Fax: (217) 581-6020
Email: graduate@eiu.edu

BGS Admissions

2138 Blair Hall
Phone: (217) 581-5618
Fax: (217) 581-7076
Email: bgsba@eiu.edu


1230 Old Main
Phone: (217) 581-2223
Phone: 877-581-BEIU(2348)
Email: admissions@eiu.edu

Transfer Admissions

1221 Old Main
Phone: (217) 581-2223
Phone: 877-581-BEIU(2348)
Email: transfer@eiu.edu

RN to Nursing Admissions

2230 McAfee
Phone: (217) 581-7049
Fax: (217) 581-7050
Email: nursing@eiu.edu