Eureka College

Eureka, IL

Eureka College

Eureka, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$28,360

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
470
75th
550
25th
470
75th
23
25th
14
75th
21
25th
16
75th
23
25th
16
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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 675
Declined 425
Total Received 1,100
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Private

586

undergraduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 586
Established in 1855
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Disciples of Christ

Social Networks

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
60%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
4%
Top 1/4
25%
Top 1/2
53%
Bottom 1/2
47%
Bottom 1/4
25%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
470
75th
550
25th
470
75th
23
25th
14
75th
21
25th
16
75th
23
25th
16

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) August 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 675
Declined 425
Total Received 1,100

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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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Financial Aid

96%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$14,432

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $27,450
Room $4,805
Board $5,200
Additional fees $910
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $39,565
Average Financial Aid - $14,432
Total with Avg. Aid $25,133

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, euchre, flag football, softball, swimming, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Upper Midwest Intercollegiate Football Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Design and Visual Communications, General. yes
Developmental and Child Psychology. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
History and Political Science. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music, General. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General. yes
Physical Sciences, General. yes
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes

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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

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

586

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

586
students

Female
48%
282

Male
52%
304

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

532
students

Female
47%
252

Male
53%
280

9%

54
students

Female
56%
30

Male
44%
24

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

28%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

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