Tuition & Fees

$25,390

$25,390

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
25%
500-599
25%
400-499
50%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
50%
400-499
50%
700-800
25%
600-699
0
500-599
25%
400-499
50%
30-36
15%
24-29
18%
18-23
45%
12-17
22%
30-36
3%
24-29
30%
18-23
43%
12-17
24%
30-36
4%
24-29
28%
18-23
58%
12-17
10%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 675
Declined + 371
Total Received 1,046
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Private (nonprofit)

672

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Education
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 1206
ACT 1022

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Fun Facts

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School Facts

Eureka College, founded in 1855, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts and science institution. Its 64-acre campus is located in the town of Eureka, between the metropolitan centers of Peoria and Bloomington-Normal.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 672
Established in 1855
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Disciples of Christ
Accredited by •  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Eureka, IL

64-acre, rural campus in Eureka (population: 5,383), 25 miles from Peoria. Major airport serves Chicago (140 miles); air and bus serve Peoria; train serves Normal (25 miles). School operates transportation to airport in Peoria and to train station.

Eureka College
300 East College Avenue
Eureka, IL 61530-1500

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
66%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 39% of male students
 
3 sororities 31% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
25%
Top 1/2
66%
Bottom 1/2
34%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
25%
500-599
25%
400-499
50%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
50%
400-499
50%
700-800
25%
600-699
0
500-599
25%
400-499
50%
30-36
15%
24-29
18%
18-23
45%
12-17
22%
30-36
3%
24-29
30%
18-23
43%
12-17
24%
30-36
4%
24-29
28%
18-23
58%
12-17
10%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 675
Declined + 371
Total Received 1,046

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Pat Prosser
Assistant Dean of Admissions/Transfer Coordinator
P: 888 438-7352
F: 309 467-6576
admissions@eureka.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,343,863
State $1,319,482
Institutional $3,566,038
Other external $85,912
Total $6,315,295

Non-need-based

Federal $4,000
State $2,500
Institutional $1,148,789
Other external $40,144
Total $1,195,433

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Upper Midwest Intercollegiate Football Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Red Devils
School colors
maroon and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Criminal Justice/Sociology
Digital/Media Design
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Studies
History/Political Science
Kinesiology
Mathematics
Middle Grades Education
Music
Music Education
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy/Religion
Physical Science
Psychology
Psychology/Occupational Therapy
Secondary Education
Sociology/Psychology
Special Education
Theatre Arts/Drama
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Undergraduate

100%

672
students

Female
51%
344

Male
49%
328

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

95%

645
students

Female
52%
335

Male
48%
310

undergraduatePart-time

5%

27
students

Female
34%
9

Male
66%
18

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

74%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.30
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Japan
Thailand
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jenny Coleg
International Counselor
309 467-6346
jcole@eureka.edu

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