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Can I get into EIU? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 4,571 out of 9,103 applicants or 50% were admitted making EIU a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Eastern Illinois University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||26%||25%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Eastern Illinois University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that EIU regularly accepts students with ACTs of 19 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 98 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Eastern Illinois University.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>65%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||50%-65%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||40%-50%|
|17 to 19||Reach||30%-40%|
|Less than 17||Low||<30%|
You will need above average high school grades to get into Eastern Illinois University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Eastern Illinois University was 3.33 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as EIU accepts 50% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||10%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||14%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||18%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||31%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||15%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
You have 84 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Aug 15, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Eastern Illinois University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=144892 IPEDS survey data for Eastern Illinois University.