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Is EIU a Good School for the Money?

Above Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$89,975 Avg Total Cost

Eastern Illinois University Value Report

Is an EIU degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 30% National Value
Top 50% National Quality
Good Price

Eastern Illinois University is ranked #670 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Eastern Illinois University is a good value according to College Factual's value analysis. It is priced competitively based on the quality of the education provided.

National Value Ranking  670 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  70.10 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

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*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $89,975 for an EIU Degree

The average EIU student's degree will cost an estimated $89,975. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $20,684 and a typical 4.35 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost$20,684
Average Years to Graduate4.35
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree$89,975

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average EIU student takes 4.35 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your EIU degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$67,969 In-State With Aid
$114,927 Avg Cost No Aid
4.35 Years to Graduate

Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at EIU.

Nationwide Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$114,927#0F
All Students$89,975#670B
Only Students Receiving Aid$74,681#972C+
In-State Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$108,215#F
All Students$83,263#F
Only Students Receiving Aid$67,969#F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Illinois.

About 98% of EIU students receive financial aid. Get more details on what EIU financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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