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Eureka College

300 E. College Avenue, Eureka, IL

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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:

  • Education
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies
  • History

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

Student Enrollment

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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$12,984
Receiving Student Loans83%$7,995
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To 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

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Eureka College is around 61%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years43%
Graduating in 5 Years17%

Intercollegiate Athletics

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)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

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

Education

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Natural Resources and Conservation

    Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

      Social Sciences

      Visual and Performing Arts

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      ACCEPTANCE RATE
      62.37%

      FINANCIAL AID RATE
      100%

      STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
      13:1

      FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
      $15,212