Eureka College

Eureka, IL

Eureka College

Eureka, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$25,390

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
4%
24-29
28%
18-23
58%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 675
Declined 371
Total Received 1,046
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Private

672

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 672
Established in 1855
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

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
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International

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
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Senate
  • Campus Activities Board (CAB)
  • Alpha Phi Omega
  • Student Alliance for Greener Environments (SAGE)
  • Multicultural Student Union (MCSU)

Top Events

  • Opening Convocation
  • Homecoming
  • Late Night Programming

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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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • late night patrols

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
4%
24-29
28%
18-23
58%
12-17
9%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline August 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.19

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 675
Declined 371
Total Received 1,046

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

recommendation(s)

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 2
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,298

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $25,150
Room & board $9,620
Additional fees $240
Total $35,010
Average Financial Aid - $4,298
Total with Avg. Aid $30,712
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading

Intramural Sports Men

Cheerleading

Intramural Sports Women

Cheerleading

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
History, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Psychology, General
Sociology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad

672

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

672
students

Female
51%
344

Male
49%
328

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

645
students

Female
52%
335

Male
48%
310

5%

27
students

Female
34%
9

Male
66%
18

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 69%
Student 4 year graduation rate 40%
Student 5 year graduation rate 10%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
85%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

88

Transfer students enrolled

13%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 15

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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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
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

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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