Host University


Host University: Eastern Illinois University

  • Type: 4 year, Public
  • Student Population: Approximately 9,000 undergraduate
  • Student Faculty Ratio: 14:1
  • Estimated Annual Cost for Undergraduate: $21,905
  • Program Types: Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorate
  • Website: www.eiu.edu

About Eastern Illinois University

Eastern Illinois University, TLC – Charleston’s host campus offers a small, safe in a tight-night and friendly community.  Established in 1895, Eastern offers students over 50 undergraduate degree programs and 36 graduate degree programs.

Host Institution Admission and English Requirements for undergraduate application

  • Application Fee: $30.00
  • Grade Point Average: minimum of 2.0 out of 4.0

Test of English Language:

  • Internet-Based TOEFL: 61 points
  • IELTS: 6.0 on the Academic Module
  • Successful completion of Level 9 at a The Language Company Center

EIU offers scholarships based on a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.  Scholarships range from $1,700-$4,700 annually.  Please contact international@eiu.edu for more information. 

Students admitted to TLC-Charleston may be offered a conditional letter of acceptance to Eastern Illinois University upon completing the TLC English program. Please visit http://www.eiu.edu/interntl/ugrequirements.php for a list of undergraduate requirements and http://www.eiu.edu/interntl/grequirements.php for the list of graduate requirements.