Academics

Location
Charleston, IL
Undergrads
7,906
Tuition (in-state)
$27,670 ($10,930)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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4 College Junior

Academics: The professors are friendly and helpful. The professors are willing to spend time to talk to students individually before or after classes or during their office hours. The professors are also very knowledgeable in their fields. The advisers are helpful and knowledgeable. The curriculum is rigorous but enjoyable.

5 College Freshman

Academics: it's cool to be known for having tony romo go here.

4 College Freshman

Academics: EIU is really diverse in their academics. There is a wide spread of choices to major or minor in.

3 College Freshman

Academics: Special education is a lot of work at this school. There is a lot to get done for the classes and many other requirements that have to be met for the major.

3 College Sophomore

Academics: Psychology is an average program here

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 43rd
    Most Manageable Workloads
  • 50th
    Most Available Classes
  • 61st
    Best Academic Advisers
  • 78th
    Best Registration Process
  • 170th
    Best Student-Faculty Ratio

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Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
15:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
599
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
142
Total FT Faculty
599
Faculty with Terminal Degree
66%
Average Faculty Salary
$68,141
Full-Time Retention Rate
79%
Part-Time Retention Rate
0%
Transfer-Out Rate
31%
Graduation Rate
60%
Programs/Majors Offered
57
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
Yes
Instructional Programs
Occupational: No
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: No
Recreational/Avocational: No
Adult Basic Remedial: No
Secondary (High School): No
Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: Yes
Degrees Awarded
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-bachelor's certificate
  • Post-master's certificate
Most Popular Majors
  • Communication Studies: 3%
  • Elementary Education: 4%
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science: 4%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: 4%
Special Study Options
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
  • Weekend/evening college

Student Polls

Rate your school's academic environment on the following topics    Based on 35 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Academic advisers
  • Class availability
  • Consistency in grading
  • Course subject variety
  • Curriculum flexibility
  • Gen-Ed requirements
  • Manageability of workload
  • Online course options
  • Quality of teaching assistants (TAs)
  • Scheduling/registration process
  • Technology in the classroom

Rate your school's professors on the following topics    Based on 34 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Accessibility
  • Communication skills
  • General knowledge
  • Interest in class subjects
  • Interest in students
  • Time spent in classroom
  • Use of teaching assistants

Who are the most notable alumni from this school?    Based on 6 responses

  • 86% Tony Romo
  • 14% John Malkovich

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