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Eastern Illinois University

Charleston, IL

Eastern Illinois University says, 'General Education at Eastern Illinois University offers students an intellectual foundation for their academic, professional, and personal lives. The General Education program is aligned with the University's mission to help students 'refine their abilities to reason and to communicate clearly so as to become responsible citizens and leaders.' General Education refers to the part of the university's education common to all students. It is typically grounded in the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and arts, and provides a platform for fostering proficiencies that span all fields of study while probing contemporary problems and enduring questions.' [Source]

Website: http://www.eiu.edu/

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6,012
Undergraduate
Enrollment
38%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$11,803
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$14,023
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

NO

Science

YES


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General Education Assessment

Eastern Illinois University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 7/18/2019

2018-19 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.