Tuition & Fees

$25,390

$25,390

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
40%
500-599
20%
400-499
20%
300-399
20%
500-599
60%
400-499
40%
700-800
25%
600-699
0
500-599
25%
400-499
50%
30-36
3%
24-29
19%
18-23
46%
12-17
31%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
21%
18-23
46%
12-17
32%
30-36
2%
24-29
25%
18-23
53%
12-17
20%
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 478
Declined + 293
Total Received 771
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Private (nonprofit)

614

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Criminal Justice/sociology
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Codes

SAT 1206
ACT 1022

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Fun Facts

  • President Ronald Reagan wasn't only a US president but student president at Eureka College. He even led a revolt against the college president after his attempt to cut the faculty.

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Location

School Facts

Eureka College, founded in 1855, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts and science institution. Its 65-acre campus is located in the town of Eureka, between the metropolitan centers of Peoria and Bloomington-Normal.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 614
Established in 1855
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Disciples of Christ
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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Eureka, IL

65-acre, rural campus in Eureka (population: 5,334), 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

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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
33%
Top 1/2
65%
Bottom 1/2
35%
Bottom 1/4
12%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
40%
500-599
20%
400-499
20%
300-399
20%
500-599
60%
400-499
40%
700-800
25%
600-699
0
500-599
25%
400-499
50%
30-36
3%
24-29
19%
18-23
46%
12-17
31%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
21%
18-23
46%
12-17
32%
30-36
2%
24-29
25%
18-23
53%
12-17
20%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 478
Declined + 293
Total Received 771

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
Dean of Admissions
P: 888 438-7352
F: 309 467-6576
admissions@eureka.edu

Financial Aid

59%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$16,506

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $25,150
Room $4,090
Board $4,970
Additional fees $240
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $35,450
Average Financial Aid - $16,506
Total with Avg. Aid $18,944
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
June 30

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 309 467-6310
F: 309 467-6576
tcrothers@eureka.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Tammy Crothers
Director of Financial Aid
tcrothers@eureka.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Bowling, Euchre, Flag Football, Softball, Swimming, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Steve Thompson (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Christi Taylor (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

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

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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Criminal Justice/sociology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

614

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

614
students

Female
50%
309

Male
50%
305

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

593
students

Female
51%
301

Male
49%
292

4%

21
students

Female
39%
8

Male
61%
13

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
82%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

64%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements 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

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 4
Countries most often represented China
Hong Kong
Japan
Thailand
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Stella Wang
International Admissions Counselor
309 467-6351
swang@eureka.edu

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