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Eureka College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Eureka College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you’ll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Eureka College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Eureka College was awarded 61 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is accounting.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Eureka College as #1,840 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

Eureka College is also ranked #78 out of 102 schools in Illinois.

See all of the rankings for Eureka College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Eureka College?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Eureka College is a competitive 61%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 88% of students accepted to Eureka College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 560. Math scores were between 470 and 550.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Eureka College  ( 470 to 560 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Eureka College  ( 470 to 550 )
200
800
Eureka College received ACT scores from 36% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 16 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Eureka College  ( 16 to 23 )
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36

Learn more about Eureka College admissions.

Eureka College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Eureka College, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 11 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Eureka College is 61%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  61 out of 100
0
100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Eureka College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Eureka College this rate is 59%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  59 out of 100
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100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Eureka College the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 47%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  47 out of 100
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100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Eureka College.

Eureka College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 511 undergraduates at Eureka College with 485 being full-time and 26 being part-time.

How Much Does Eureka College Cost?

The overall average net price of Eureka College is $21,344. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Eureka College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$18,258 $17,924 $20,147 $24,096 $25,681

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Eureka College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Eureka College, approximately 74% of students took out student loans averaging $8,834 a year. That adds up to $35,336 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Eureka College is 7.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Eureka College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Eureka College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $36,000 in their early years. This is about 10% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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See which majors at Eureka College make the most money.

Location of Eureka College

Eureka College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Eureka, Illinois. The surrounding location of Eureka is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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Contact details for Eureka College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka, IL 61530
Phone: 309-467-3721
Website: www.eureka.edu/
Facebook: http://www.fb.com/eurekacollege
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/eurekacollege

Eureka College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 34 $35,274
Teacher Education Grade Specific 16 $33,352
Criminal Justice & Corrections 14 NA
General Psychology 12 $27,822
General Biology 7 $31,839
Accounting 7 $49,058
Health & Physical Education 7 NA
History and Political Science 7 NA
Fine & Studio Arts 5 NA
Communication & Media Studies 5 $26,739

Learn more about the majors offered at Eureka College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Learn more about online learning at Eureka College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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