Eastern Illinois University was founded in year 1895.
Fields of Study: 50 undergraduate degree programs; 29 graduate degree programs; 10 post-baccalaureate certificate programs.
Degrees Offered: Bachelor's, Master's and Specialist's
Colleges and Schools:
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) facilitates applications, negotiations, and procurement of grant funding for activities that are consistent with the mission and role of the University.
Such activities include research, creative activity, acquisition of equipment, construction and improvement of facilities, and public service.
The office also administers state-appropriated funds that the University allocates for research and creative activity.
Career Services is committed to providing innovative centralized career development and experiential learning services to students and alumni that enrich their academic experiences in order to produce an educated, individually responsible, open-minded and ethical career force for the State of Illinois and the larger global society.
The Office of International Students and Scholars will be your primary contact for all important information in regards to your admission and arrival at EIU.
Booth Library is the general library of the University. The library collection consists of more than 978,209 cataloged volumes, approximately 1.2 million micro texts, as well as maps, music scores, and pamphlets selected to support the University’s educational mission.
Wireless access is available in all the residence halls, Greek Court and University Court. Students also have the option to access the network by using Ethernet connections.
EIU Health Service offers convenient care right here on campus! The Clinic is dedicated to providing student-oriented primary care and health education through medical services and a variety of programs.
These on-site resources include: a medical clinic, a full state certified lab, x-ray and EKG, pharmacy and over the counter medications, and the Health Education Resource Center.
The mission of Campus Recreation is to provide EIU students, faculty and staff with informal and formal recreational activities regardless of ability. We wish to promote a safe and enjoyable environment, encourage participation, and promote healthy lifestyles. Campus Recreation serves primarily EIU students because our facilities and programs are supported through required student fees.Campus Size: 320 acres
The Student Recreation Center serves more than 2,000 students daily with:
Eastern Illinois University has more than 180 recognized Student Organizations available to fit everyone's needs like:
Eastern Illinois University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of College and Schools and by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
Additionally, many programs at EIU have earned recognition from other external accrediting agencies.Educator Preparation Programs Recognized by NCATE’s Specialty Professional Associations (SPAs).