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Eureka College

Eureka, IL, USA
3.56 Average Rating

Founded in 1855 by a group of abolitionists, Eureka College is a 4-year liberal arts and sciences institution in central Illinois, as well as the first college in the state to admit both genders. Eureka grants bachelor’s degrees in 36 academic majors and also provides the opportunity for students to design their own major. Called the “Uniquely Eureka Advantage,” all students come in under a tuition freeze for all four years—if they don't graduate in four years, their 5th year tuition costs are free. For sports fans, Eureka fields 12 men’s and women’s teams, 10 of which are NCAA Division III, known as the Red Devils.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
In-State Students
91%
Out-Of-State Students
8%
0
100
57%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1033
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
672
Total Number of Undergrads
672
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
39%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
53%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
13:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$21,488
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$27,560
Out-of-State Tuition
$27,560
0
100
80%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$11,957
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
52%
48%
Student Organizations
45
Size of Town
Suburb or town
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Peoria
Chicago
Bloomington
Saint Louis
Springfield
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
98%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$36,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.56 Average Rating
I absolutely love my college. The other students and the professors treat everyone with care and respect. I believe to look past Eureka College as an option would be a poor choice.
Timothy from Joliet, IL
Eureka has a very hands-on education that allows for lots of assistance in the classroom. The faculty, staff, and students become close almost like family, and you get to know almost everyone. You are challenged in many aspects of life to make you a better person.
Lanie from Eureka, IL

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