Explore international student trends at Eastern Illinois University to discover how EIU stacks up to the competition when it comes to serving students from outside the United States.
Overall, EIU is among the top schools for students from outside the United States. They are ranked 15th out of 1,148 in our Overall Best Value U.S. Colleges & Universities for International Students.
The presence of international students on campus means a greater diversity of options, perspectives and knowledge to add to the diversity of thought on campus. As the economy becomes more global in scope, interaction with students from all different countries becomes an important part of higher education.
An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 1,037,354 international students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this diverse international pool, EIU was home to approximately 291 international students.
College Factual ranks EIU as 327th out of a total 1,293 colleges and universities for popularity with international students.
Eastern Illinois University reports having a total of 291 international students on campus, 95 of whom are undergraduates. This is out of a total of 8,520 students, 7,202 of whom are undergraduates.
EIU suggests that international students make up about 3.4% of the student body.
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Over the last five years the total international population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 31.6%. India is the largest contributor to this growth, with an estimated total of 175 students.
The chart below shows how the total number of international students at EIU has grown over the past five years.
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College Factual ranks EIU as 414th out of 1,174 total colleges and universities for providing a quality educational experience to international students.
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College Factual ranks EIU as 15th out of a total 1,148 colleges and universities for providing value to international students.
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The most popular degrees at EIU with international students are Computer Engineering Technology, Business Administration & Management, and Economics.
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The fact that Eastern Illinois University has a medium sized community of international students is positive. It is likely the school has invested in International Student Services as well as clubs, groups, and associations.
Eastern Illinois University costs approximately USD 27,488 for international students to attend. College Factual ranks the value of this school for international students as 15th out of 1,148
Learn more about out-of-state tuition at Eastern Illinois University.
There are approximately 291 international students at EIU; they make up 3.4% of all total students.
Out-of-state tuition at EIU is USD 15,725 per year. This does not include room and board or additional student fees that may add to your costs. Go to the EIU tuition & fees page for more information, and contact the school for details.
Contact the school to see what kind of scholarships, grants, financial aid or loans may be available to you as an international student.
Some schools set aside on-campus jobs for international students to help them defray costs. Check in early to apply to these jobs as they may go quickly.
Contact the school to see what kind of student services, associations, clubs, and groups are open to you as an international student.