48 months
403 USD/credit 12493 USD/year
403 USD/credit 12493 USD/year
322 USD/credit 9982 USD/year
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The Science in Engineering Technology program at Eastern Illinois University emphasizes the study of industrial, production, and mechanical engineering technology principles to prepare graduates for engineering technology positions in industrial and laboratory settings.


The Engineering Technology program at Eastern Illinois University provides students with opportunities to apply engineering and effective technologies to make working designs, create solutions to complex problems, and be the technical communicator that workers, customers, and vendors demand. 

Engineering Technology students will design, develop, and create solutions through hands-on courses in automation, robotics, rapid prototyping, quality, safety engineering, machining, and production management.

Key Features

  • Engineering Technology graduates frequently start in roles as an engineer with a company.
  • Hands-on labs, research, and development make Engineering Technology students valuable to prospective employers.
  • Nationally recognized industry certifications that Engineering Technology students have the opportunity to earn during their coursework, improve graduates’ job opportunities and earnings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Technology Applications
  • Computers for Engineering Technology
  • Graphics Technology
  • Materials Science and Evaluation
  • Principles of Physics
  • Machine Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


124 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official records (transcripts or mark sheets) beginning with secondary school. A minimum grade point average of a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale is required. All transcripts become property of this University. 
  • English Language Proficiency Requirement
  • A completed International Student Financial Affidavit Form and a bank statement (submitted online via MyEIU account), documenting sufficient funding for the intended program of study.
  • A passport copy is required.
  • Non-refundable application fee of $30.00 U.S. in the form of a check, certified check or money order made payable to Eastern Illinois University, application fee is valid for one year.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12493 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 403 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    12493 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 403 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 322 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • Per Credit Hour

Living costs for Charleston

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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