Eastern Illinois University (EIU)

Charleston, IL

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Eastern Illinois University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

SAT / ACT Scores Due August 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 2,740 3,970 6,710
Accepted 1,593 2,744 4,337
Acceptance Rate 58% 69% 64%
Enrolled 484 811 1,295

EIU Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.10 (weighted)

ACT Scores

(99% of Students Admitted to Eastern Illinois University Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 18 to 24
  • Math 17 to 24
  • Composite 19 to 24
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 24 24 24
Bottom 25th Percentile 18 17 19

Eastern Illinois University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($30)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Considered
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Considered
Essay     Important
Extracurricular Activities     Considered
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 2
English 4
Foreign Language 2
Math 3
Science 3
Social Studies 3
Lab 3
Electives 1 1

Eastern Illinois University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 10,579 (90%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 1,147 (9%)

Eastern Illinois University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($30)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement     Not Considered
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
    Not Considered

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