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Eureka College, founded in 1855, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts institution. Its 112-acre campus is located in the town of Eureka, between the metropolitan centers of Peoria and Bloomington-Normal.

Website: www.eureka.edu/

Private
Co-ed
672
Undergraduate
Students
(51.2%) 344 Women
(48.8%) 328 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
65% of 1,046 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.19
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$35,010
Tuition and Fees
$25,390
Room and Board
$9,620
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Freshman Award
$19,076
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$22,311
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
41
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 49% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Eureka Population
5,380
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
66% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Red Devil
Sororities
31% of women participate
Fraternities
39% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.6% Asian
5.2% Black/African-American
2.7% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
86.0% White
1.8% Unknown
International Students
1.0% from 2 countries
First-Year Students Returning
69.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
40.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
66%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
14.0%
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