Eastern Illinois University
1230 Old Main
Charleston, IL 61920
Telephone: (217) 581-2120 or (877) 581-BEIU (2348)
the Eastern Illinois University Facts
Annual room & board $8,820
Distance from Moraine in miles:
| Minimum GPA for admission: 2.0/4.0
if 30 hrs.- 2.5/4.0 if 24 hrs. (GPA may be higher for specific majors) based on all college work attempted and a 2.0 cum at the last institution attended.
|| Accepts the IAI General Ed. Core?
Yes, see the section on IAI Acceptance below.
|Online applications? Yes
fee: Yes, $30
| Maximum hours accepted for
transfer: No limit
|| Honors Program Available:
Yes, see www.eiu.edu/~honprog or Honors College:
Foreign Language Requirement: Yes, see
Notable EIU Graduation Requirements section below.
Junior status with an A.A. or A.S.?
Yes, and the Cultural Diversity requirement will be met.
International Student Information:
(217) 581-2321, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Number of hours to be considered a transfer student:
Anne Marino at (708) 341-4240
Office of Admissions:
B.A.-Bachelor of Arts
B.F.A.-Bachelor of Fine Arts
B.M.-Bachelor of Music
B.S.-Bachelor of Science
B.S.Ed.-Bachelor of Science in Education
B.S.B.-Bachelor of Science in Business
For a complete listing of majors offered at EIU see
at: http://catalog.eiu.edu or
Illinois University Information
about the Eastern Illinois University
Illinois University Admission Information
Applicants with 30
or more semester hs must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0/4.0 grading
scale based on ALL
college-level work attempted AND a 2.0/4.0 scale from the last institution
attended. Students who have taken the ACT or SAT test prior to beginning
college must submit
their test scores to the University prior to the close
of their first term of attendance to complete
the admission process. As a
condition of continued enrollment, transfer students admitted with
more hours of earned credit who have taken the ACT or SAT test prior to beginning college
must submit their test scores to the University prior to
the close of their first term of attendance.
fewer than 30 semester hours of earned credit must have a 2.5/4.0 scale
based on all college-level work attempted, a 2.0/4.0 scale from the last
and meet the freshmen admission requirements; see:
or the 2008-09 Undergraduate
Catalog, page 44.
How to Apply for Admission
In order to be
considered for admission, a transfer student must submit to the Office of
Application for Admission,
transcripts from all colleges and/or universities previously attended,
course work in
progress if currently enrolled in classes,
an official high
official ACT or SAT
scores (see Admission Information above),
and a final
official transcript at the completion of the last semester.
Standard Transfer Options to meet
Eastern Illinois University General Education
completing Moraine Valley Community College�s Associate of Arts (A.A.) or
Associate of Science (A.S.) degree (note: the A.F.A. and A.A.S. do not meet
Students desiring to meet general education requirements
through satisfactory completion of a
Moraine Valley AA or AS degree should
see the Moraine Valley Educational Planning Guide for
completing IAI General Education Core Curriculum (GECC). Students desiring
meet general education requirements through satisfactory completion of
the Illinois Articulation
Initiative (IAI) should see the Moraine Valley
Educational Planning Guide for Transfer Students.
General Education requirements with a grade of �C� or better in COM-101,
and COM-103. For students not planning to complete the IAI general
education core requirements
or an AA/AS degree, but want to meet the EIU
core requirements, a list of equivalent classes that
can be transferred to EIU to meet these requirements is available at
www.eiu.edu/~transfer/coop_coursesub.php. Students transferring
without an AA/AS degree
should try to complete as many of the General
Education Core Curriculum as possible at MVCC.
Transfer students who
complete the 37 - 41 semester hour package of the Illinois Articulation
from any participating College or University in Illinois will be
guaranteed the following:
accepting the IAI in Summer 1998 retroactively.
If completion of
the IAI is not noted on the transcript, EIU Records will complete an IAI
The EIU Official
Evaluation of Transfer Credit will note that the General Education
is met if the IAI GECC is complete.
Eastern will accept:
courses that are
not considered remedial, developmental or orientational.
courses in which a
grade of 'D' or higher has been earned as long as the cumulative GPA from
the community college is 'C' or higher. This does not apply to COM-101,
COM-102, or COM-103.
(must be a "C" or higher).
Vocational courses are accepted as elective credit; there is no limit to the
of hours transferred.
Credit for which a
�D� was earned as long as the overall GPA from that institution was at least
a �C� average.
Illinois University Graduation
transfer student may choose to graduate under the requirements stated in
the EIU catalog at the time he/she initially enrolled at another college
provided that catalog
did not precede his/her enrollment at EIU by more than
three years. Students may also choose
any subsequent catalog. In no case may
a student combine or choose various requirements
from several catalogs.
In addition to
requirements noted above, baccalaureate degree students must complete the
- 3 Semester hours of a Senior
- 12 semester hours at EIU in
- 40 semester hours upper
- 42 semester hours from EIU
- 56 semester hours from a
senior level institution
- 120 semester hours and a
Cumulative GPA must be 2.0 or higher. Majors may vary.
- Foreign Language- Students
may be exempt from this requirement based on foreign language taken while in
high school or at their previous colleges. Exemptions:
1. students who have completed 2 years in a single foreign language in high
school with a "C" average
2. students who have completed the second semester of a single foreign
language in college with a passing grade
- Writing Competency-Students
are required to complete the Electronic Writing Portfolio.
This Transfer Guide
provides information to help Moraine Valley Community College students begin
planning for transfer to Eastern
Illinois University. This guide is not a
contract or guarantee of transferability. Requirements at the four-year
university are subject
to change. To ensure appropriate course completion, or
for more information, students should consult with an academic advisor
Moraine Valley and from Eastern Illinois University throughout their enrollment.