Charleston has a general population of 21,039 and an overall student population of 11,966. Approximately 11,966 of Charleston's students are enrolled in schools that offer liberal arts programs.
Charleston's largest liberal arts school is Eastern Illinois University. In 2010, Eastern Illinois University graduated approximately 207 students from its liberal arts program.
In 2010, 213 students graduated with a liberal arts degree in Charleston. Tuition in 2009 at Charleston's liberal arts schools was $19,877 per year for instate students and $34,217 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $120 for liberal arts related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,078 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.