Eureka College is a nonprofit private institution that has many majors available for students to choose from. The school is located in Eureka, Illinois, in a predominantly rural area. The school's Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's curriculum. The school's small size in terms of enrollment, approximately 780 students, offers students a more hands on education due to class size and ease of access to professors.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- Recreation And Fitness Studies
To be considered for admissions, you may be required to complete an application, write a personal statement, and submit school records, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. Most students admitted to this school score in a range of 19 to 26 on the ACT. This school accepts roughly 70 percent of applicants. Of those accepted, nearly 22 percent registered for enrollment. More information on admissions can be found at eureka.edu.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is nearly $21,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and therefore students should visit the school's tuition calculator to identify their personalized cost estimate of attendance. Student housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is about $4,100. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the necessary requirements in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The Eureka College "Red Devils" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs offered include:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Football (NCAA Division III)
- Golf (NCAA Division III)
Contact information, academics information, programs, and more can be viewed on school's website at http://www.eureka.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give an overview of the candidates Eureka College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Eureka College is around 700 students, where graduate students make up roughly 24% of the student body.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $20,000-$24,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
- Part time students pay in the range of $580 to $690 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$12,984|
|Receiving Student Loans||83%||$7,995|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Eureka College may offer services to students including:
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assisting students to find work
The overall graduation rate of Eureka College is around 61%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||43%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||17%|
Eureka College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (St. Louis Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
- Basketball (St. Louis Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
- Football (Upper Midwest Athletic Conference)
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Eureka College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Eureka College for official up-to-date information.