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2006-2007 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2006-2007 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2006-2007 EIU Undergraduate Catalog

Eastern Illinois University.May 2006

107th Year

Mission Statement

Eastern Illinois University offers superior yet accessible undergraduate and graduate education. Students learn the methods and outcomes of free inquiry in the arts, sciences, humanities, and professions, guided by a faculty known for its commitment to teaching, research/creative activity, and service. The University community strives to create an educational and cultural environment in which students refine their abilities to reason and to communicate clearly so as to become responsible citizens in a diverse world.

Eastern Illinois University crest.Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920


EIU at a Glance


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Admissions Phone   1-800-252-5711
Athletics   NCAA Division I
Class Size   22 (average)
Cost   Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine ranked EIU among the top 100 public colleges and universities “where students can graduate with a high-caliber education but without a mortgage-size debt.”
Degrees Offered   Bachelor’s, master’s and specialist’s
Enrollment   12,129
Faculty-Student Ratio   1:16
Location   600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL

EIU is recognized by the US News & World Report for the fourth year.This catalog is presented to enable prospective students and others to learn about Eastern Illinois University. It includes information concerning admission, enrollment, fees, housing, policies, and program and course offerings for Academic Year 2006-07. However, its provisions are not to be regarded as irrevocable contractual commitments between the University and the student. The University reserves the right to change any provision or requirement contained in this publication at any time within the student’s term of residence.