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Eastern Illinois University (IL): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Public7,526 StudentsIn State: $24,272/yrOut of state: $26,492/yr

Eastern Illinois University offers 50% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $4,699. Eastern Illinois University is a public college located in Charleston, Illinois. Its student population is 7,526. It is a four-year, medium, highly residential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 55%. Eastern Illinois University 4 year graduation rate is 33% .


Merit Aid Stats For Eastern Illinois University


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$4,699

AVG. MERIT AID AWARD

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% of freshman
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$4,788

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 55%
  • Avg. high school GPA 3.2
  • Avg. ACT 20
  • Avg. SAT 1015
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Upcoming Deadlines For Eastern Illinois University


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  • Eastern Illinois University - Send test score
    Aug 15

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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Parents who completed the admissions process in 2019 submitted their offer data as presented here.


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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Colleges with Similar Merit Aid Award Percentages and Award Amounts


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Merit
Match
Eastern Illinois University $26,492 50% $4,699 55%
Shippensburg University Of Pennsylvania $37,236 47% $4,874 88%
University Of Oregon $53,741 50% $4,690 83%
Indiana State University $33,892 53% $4,670 90%
University Of Maryland College Park $12,336 52% $4,584 47%
Wright State University Main Campus n/a * 51% $4,413 95%
Brigham Young University Provo $19,236 54% $4,341 64%
Colleges with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges in Great Lakes Region with similar merit aid awards levels


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Eastern Illinois University $26,492 50% $4,699 55%
Benedictine University $48,360 50% $11,200 63%
Indiana State University $33,892 53% $4,670 90%
University Of Cincinnati Main Campus n/a * 45% $5,328 73%
Ashland University $35,828 46% $9,149 68%
Oakland University $37,148 47% $5,512 84%
Ohio State University Main Campus n/a * 49% $6,800 52%
Grand Valley State University $28,216 55% $5,095 83%
Indiana University Bloomington $51,222 48% $7,592 77%
University Of Michigan Flint $36,275 48% $3,705 66%
Wright State University Main Campus n/a * 51% $4,413 95%
Colleges in Great Lakes Region with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years


Name
Acceptance
Rate
10 Year
Salary
Eastern Illinois University 55 $85,000
North Carolina A & T State University 61 $93,400
Austin College 55 $93,100
North Central College 56 $92,900
University Of Louisiana At Lafayette 56 $92,500
Hampshire College 63 $92,300
Mount Holyoke College 51 $92,100
Alfred University 63 $92,000
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance


College
Acceptance
Rate
Attendance
Cost
Eastern Illinois University 55 $26,492
Central Baptist College 61 $24,300
Western Illinois University 59 $24,313
Lake Superior State University 63 $25,272
Edward Waters College 56 $25,283
University Of Wisconsin Madison 52 $25,973
Lincoln University 49 $26,495
University Of South Carolina Beaufort 63 $26,673
University Of Minnesota Morris 63 $26,684
Suny College Of Technology At Delhi 64 $27,090
Northern Illinois University 54 $27,205
Minnesota State University Mankato 61 $27,262
Metropolitan State University Of Denver 59 $27,489
University Of Alaska Southeast 63 $28,604
The University Of Montana Western 60 $28,691
Shaw University 52 $28,972
University Of Science And Arts Of Oklahoma 53 $29,039
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates


Name
Acceptance
Rate
4 year
graduation
Eastern Illinois University 55 33%
Cumberland University 62 37%
Brenau University 57 37%
Midamerica Nazarene University 59 37%
Rutgers University Newark 63 37%
Concordia University Portland 60 37%
Belhaven University 52 37%
Medaille College 63 37%
University Of Charleston 50 37%
University Of Illinois At Springfield 53 36%
Lagrange College 48 36%
Greenville University 48 36%
Texas Lutheran University 54 35%
Catawba College 52 35%
Averett University 61 34%
Lake Superior State University 63 34%
University Of Mount Olive 53 34%
Marian University 61 34%
Benedictine University 63 34%
Suny College At Potsdam 64 34%
University Of Valley Forge 59 34%
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates

Comparing merit aid in colleges with similar acceptance rates.


Name
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Eastern Illinois University 50% $4,699
University Of Pittsburgh Greensburg 44% $4,624
University Of Maryland College Park 52% $4,584
Eastern Washington University 42% $4,537
Brigham Young University Provo 54% $4,341
Colleges with similar acceptance rate , merit aid awards levels and amounts

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