Why Consider Online Learning?Distance learning at EIU means studying when it's convenient for you. Online courses are an excellent option for busy students while online degree programs are popular with older students or those who work full-time.
EIU Online Degree Options
Eastern Illinois University offers 6 different online degrees.
In the 2017 - 2018 school year, 494 students graduated from EIU with an online bachelor's degree.
|Online Degree||2017 - 2018 Graduates|
|Business Administration & Management||9|
|Communication & Media Studies||145|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||144|
|Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies (Other)||58|
How Many Students Participate in Online Learning at Eastern Illinois University?
Of the 7,030 students currently enrolled at Eastern Illinois University, about 32.8% (2,304) participate in some form of distance or online learning. 779 students take classes exclusively online.
Students enrolled in online programs live in a variety of places. 697 live in Illinois, 774 live in the U.S.A. and none live outside of the U.S.A. Long live the Internet!
The following chart shows you how many students are involved in online classes depending on their degree. Non-Seekers are students who are not currently enrolled in a degree program.
|Undergraduate degree seeking students represent 69.4% of the Eastern Illinois University student body.|
The minority of undergraduate degree seekers (34.3%) take at least one class online.
Of the 1,673 who take at least one online course, the minority (27.5%) take all their courses online.
The 460 undergraduate degree seekers who take all their courses online live in the following places.
|Undergraduate students who are not seeking a degree represent 9.8% of the Eastern Illinois University student body.|
A small minority of undergraduate non-degree seekers (0.3%) take at least one class online.
Of the 2 who take at least one online course, none take all their courses online.
|Graduate students represent 20.8% of the Eastern Illinois University student body.|
About half of graduate students (43.0%) take at least one class online.
Of the 629 who take at least one online course, about half (50.7%) take all their courses online.
The 319 graduate students who take all their classes online live in the following places.
For more information, check out our section on Graduations at Eastern Illinois University.