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 6 different online degrees.
In the 2016 - 2017 school year, 494 students graduated from EIU with an online bachelor's degree.
|Online Degree||2016 - 2017 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 7,415 students currently enrolled at Eastern Illinois University, about 27.0% (2,001) participate in some form of distance or online learning. 599 students take classes exclusively online.
Students enrolled in online programs live in a variety of places. 540 live in Illinois, 588 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 77.5% of the Eastern Illinois University student body.|
The minority of undergraduate degree seekers (25.7%) take at least one class online.
Of the 1,477 who take at least one online course, the minority (28.8%) take all their courses online.
The 426 undergraduate degree seekers who take all their courses online live in the following places.
|Undergraduate students who are not seeking a degree represent 2.8% of the Eastern Illinois University student body.|
A small minority of undergraduate non-degree seekers (1.0%) 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 19.7% of the Eastern Illinois University student body.|
The minority of graduate students (35.8%) take at least one class online.
Of the 522 who take at least one online course, the minority (33.1%) take all their courses online.
The 173 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.