Eastern Illinois University

Men's MCLA
7 / 10
6,012 Undergrads / 7,526 Students
3 / 10
$14,146 Net Price
8 / 10
53% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    NCLL Conf.

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Town: Distant

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
13 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
36% / 53%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The team's road trips never stray outside of the state (Illinois). They travel around the state to play teams like Southern Illinois, Chicago, Western Illinois, Lake Forest, and Northern Illinois.

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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Urbana-Champaign Illinois Area
  • Greater St. Louis Area
  • Decatur Illinois Area
  • Springfield Illinois Area
  • Terre Haute Indiana Area
  • Peoria Illinois Area
  • Bloomington/Normal Illinois Area
  • Indianapolis Indiana Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Evansville Indiana Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
Where Grads Work
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • State Farm
  • Caterpillar Inc.
  • University of Illinois system
  • Walgreens
  • Allstate
  • AT&T
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • IBM
  • Wells Fargo
  • CDW
  • State of Illinois
  • US Army
  • Walmart
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Technology
  • Support
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Administrative
  • Media and Communication
  • Healthcare Services
  • Community and Social Services
  • Consulting
  • Program and Project Management
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
470 - 560
1000 - 1190
17 - 23
16 - 23
18 - 23

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.


This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 8,859 3,484 5,375
% Admitted 53% 50% 54%
% Admits That Enroll 20% 22% 18%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.08
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    High School GPA
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    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (14%)
    Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (10%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (10%)
    Education (10%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (8%)
    Psychology, General (8%)
    Psychology (8%)
    Kinesiology and Exercise Science (7%)
    Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General (7%)
    Work and Family Studies (7%)
    Social Sciences (6%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (5%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (5%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (5%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (5%)
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General (4%)
    Management Science (3%)
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$11,989 $13,740
    Books & Supplies$150 $150
    Cost of Living$10,030 $10,030
    Personal Expenses$2,484 $2,484
    Sticker Price$24,653 $25,503

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    95% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship94%$9,286
    Federal Grants57%$4,598
    Pell Grants57%$4,528
    Other Federal5%$1,076
    State & Local Grants57%$4,277
    Institutional Grants77%$4,789
    Student Loans73%$6,193
    Federal Loans73%$5,353
    Other Loans7%$9,952

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $56.5 Million $7,509

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,250.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $17,879 $247

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 7.3%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 4,357 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $42,200

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.4 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 36% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 3 3
    Fondling - -
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 2 2
    Burglary 2 1
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Comprehensive programs
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

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