Charleston Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

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Colleges in Charleston with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: elementary school teaching, family and consumer science, liberal arts and sciences, educational administration, physical education teaching, speech and rhetoric, psychology, history
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 12,179 students, 11,250 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 5,471 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Mattoon Colleges 1 18,291 7,177  

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