Why Consider Online Learning?Online courses at EIU are a convenient option for busy or working students. Online degree options are often a preference for older students or those who work full-time. Do school work on your time when it's convenient for you.
EIU Online Degree Options
Eastern Illinois University offers 3 different online degrees.
In the 2015 - 2016 school year, 248 students graduated from EIU with an online bachelor's degree.
|Online Degree||2015 - 2016 Graduates|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||167|
|Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies (Other)||59|
How Many Students Participate in Online Learning at Eastern Illinois University?
Of the 8,520 students currently enrolled at Eastern Illinois University, about 19.9% (1,695) participate in some form of distance or online learning, and 576 students take classes exclusively online.
Students enrolled in online programs live in a variety of places. 526 live in Illinois, 570 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 82.9% of the Eastern Illinois University student body.|
A small minority of undergraduate degree seekers (19.2%) take at least one class online.
Of the 1,353 who take at least one online course, the minority (34.4%) take all their courses online.
The 466 undergraduate degree seekers who take all their courses online live in the following places.
|Undergraduate students who are not seeking a degree represent 1.6% of the Eastern Illinois University student body.|
A small minority of undergraduate non-degree seekers (0.7%) take at least one class online.
Of the 1 who take at least one online course, none take all their courses online.
|Graduate students represent 15.5% of the Eastern Illinois University student body.|
The minority of graduate students (25.9%) take at least one class online.
Of the 341 who take at least one online course, the minority (32.3%) take all their courses online.
The 110 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.