672
Students
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16,506
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
64
675/1046
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Eureka College is a 4-year institution located in Eureka, IL, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 300 East College Avenue
Eureka, IL  61530
United States
Contact Mr. Mike Murtagh
Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Email: mmurtagh@eureka.edu
Phone: 309-467-6315

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,046
Applied
675
Accepted
672
Enrolled
65%
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Female Admissions

560
Females Applied
365
Females Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

486
Males Applied
310
Males Accepted
64%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.19
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.3
One recommendation
Required for some programs
Recommended Essay
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 22 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

25,150
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Fees

240
Full-time student fees
9,620
Room & board
4,620
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

16,506
Avg. Financial Aid Package
17,273
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,938
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,267
Avg. Loan Aid
8,278
Avg. Grant Aid
13,239
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
84%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
8%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

672
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.71%
Black or African American 5.12%
White or Caucasian 85.09%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6%
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 3.01%
Other 1.81%

Gender

Male (48.81%)
Female (51.19%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 66%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Opening Convocation, Homecoming and Late Night Programming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Senate, Campus Activities Board (CAB), Alpha Phi Omega, Student Alliance for Greener Environments (SAGE) and Multicultural Student Union (MCSU)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
late night patrols

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

74
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 41
Part-time - 33
Male - 43
Female - 31