Understanding Tuition & Fees
Knowing the fees and tuition related to going to EIU allows you to plan economically for 4-6 years. Examine the data following to understand how EIU's price compares to other colleges and universities and if you need to plan for a rise in tuition.
How do Tuition & Fees at EIU Compare With Other Colleges?
The next table shows how EIU compares to other colleges nationally, regionally and by state.
|Tuition and Fees||Below Average||Below Average||Inexpensive|
|In-State Tuition and Fees||Below Average||Below Average||Inexpensive|
In-State Students Will Get a Discounted Tuition
Tuition and fees at EIU is moderately reduced for students from Illinois. Tuition and fees for in-state students is set at $11,535 for the 2017 - 2018 year, a 23.3% discount off the price charged to out-of-state students. Tuition is $8,617 and fees $2,918.
EIU fees and tuition for out-of-state undergrads is $15,044 for the 2017 - 2018 school year. Of this total, $12,126 was the expense of tuition and $2,918 the price of fees.
View the following table to find 2017 - 2018 school year costs.
Discover EIU cost per credit hour here.
Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection
Tuition and Fees for out-of-state students attending Eastern Illinois University actually decreased at an yearly rate of 4.3% in the last five years. Tuition improved by -5.4% and fees improved by 3.7%. Therefore, we expect the price tag on tuition and fees this year will be $14,393.
This means you could end up spending $28,162 in two years, and $53,938 in four years. There are often other costs associated with your degree, including room, board, books, and transportation.
Look at this next chart to find out how EIU fees and tuition might grow including residence based reductions in the years to come.
Mainly due to the cost of living as well as other factors, the cost of college is likely to grow each year. For this reason your last year of school may very well be much more expensive than your initial year.
Get our answers to common questions and additional information about college tuition and fees.