Overview

Applicants
635
Acceptance Rate
75%
Average HS GPA
3.20

GPA Breakdown

24%
Over 3.75
25%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
6%
2.00 - 2.49

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ACT Test Scores

ACT Composite Scores
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
18 - 24

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

Deadlines

Regular — August 1


Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Standardized Test Scores
Recommendation(s)
Non-Academic

Extracurricular Activities
Character / Personal Qualities
Volunteer Work

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
16:1
Total Faculty
58
with Terminal Degree
37

32
Men
26
Women
1
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business/Commerce, General.
  • Finance, General.
  • Management Information Systems, General.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • History Teacher Education.
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
  • Secondary Education and Teaching.

  • ENGINEERING.

  • Engineering, General.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Pre-Dentistry Studies.
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
  • Pre-Nursing Studies.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other.
  • Philosophy.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.
  • Social Psychology.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Political Science and Government, General.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other.
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory.
  • Music Performance, General.
  • Music Theory and Composition.
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General.


Degrees

Bachelor's
Certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Ronald Reagan
U.S. President

Benjamin Radford
Drake University President

Thomas Chalmers
Senator

Elvira Seass
National Secretary American Women Sufferage Assoc.

Dan Ogle
Surgeon General of the USAF

John Zehr
President, Bethel College

Durward Sandifer
Assistant Undersecretary of State

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
May 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$12,570

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$11,297

Average Need-Based Loan
$2,989

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$3,500

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$15,673
Required Fees
$580
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,000

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

On-Campus Room and Board
$7,130
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal and Institutional

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
672
Foreign Countries Represented
5

Demographics

56% female
44% male
10% are out of state
96% are full time
4% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
78%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
95%

Campus Environment
Village

Housing Options

Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Frat Sorority

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
41
Number of Honor Societies
15

Number of Social Sororities
3
Number of Religious Organizations
4

36% join a fraternity
33% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

Men's Sports (Red Devils)
9 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Red Devils)
9 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services


Minority Support Groups: Black Student Union International Club

Sustainability

AASHE STARS® rating
BRONZE
School Has Formal Sustainability Committee
Yes

Sustainability-focused degree available
Yes

Available Transportation Alternatives

Incentives Or Programs To Encourage Employees To Live Close To Campus
Yes

Indoor And Secure Bike Storage, Shower Facilities, And Lockers For Bicycle Commuters
Yes

School Offers A Telecommute Program For Employees
Yes
Data provided by Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), STARS®, as of March, 2019.

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Dr. Brian Sajko
Dean of Admisisons and Financial Aid

Address
Office of Admission
300 East College Avenue
Eureka, IL 61530-1500

Phone
309-467-6350


Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Ronald Reagan Museum and Peace Garden
Cerf College Center
National Historic Site: Administration Building
National Historic Site: The Chapel
Lilac Arboretum
Founded in 1855 by abolitionists, Eureka College is located on 130 acres of trees and gardens. Ist college in Illinois to accept men and women on an equal basis. Small town setting located between two midsize cities--the best of both worlds! Personal. Faith-based. Liberal Arts. Pillow to Port internet access for all!

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Eureka Lake and Park
Extensive Hiking Trails
Illinois River Scenic Areas
Near Peoria and Bloomington, Illinois
2hr from Chicago
Small town and big cities--we have it all. Safe, friendly town of Eureka is a suburb for Peoria and Bloomington. All the fast food, sports, arts and activities you could want and more!

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: No
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Per request

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
admissions@eureka.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
none

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Located near two regional airports Peoria (20 miles), train service in Bloomington (30 miles) and bus service.

Driving Instructions to Campus
Please visit http://www.eureka.edu/about/DIRECTIONS.ASP for map.

Local Accommodations
Approximately 15 minutes from campus are the following: Super 8 Motel (1884 Washington Street, 309-444-8881); Days Inn (Route 24 West, 309-527-7070); Super 8 Motel (Route 24 West, 309-527-4949). 20 minutes from campus is The Days Inn of Morton (150 West Ashland Avenue., 309-266-9933); and Holiday Inn Express (115 E. Ashland, 309-266-8310).


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