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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?

2021 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 15 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business administration and management.

Overall Quality

Eureka College is ranked #1,168 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Eureka College also holds the #48 spot on the Best Colleges in Illinois ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Eureka College?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Eureka College is a competitive 62%, 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 5% 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 480 and 610. Math scores were between 480 and 560.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Eureka College  ( 480 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for Eureka College  ( 480 to 560 )
Eureka College received ACT scores from 96% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Eureka College  ( 19 to 24 )

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Eureka College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Eureka College is about average at 13 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

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

Retention and Graduation Rates at Eureka College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Eureka College is 71%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  71 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from Eureka College have a four-year graduation rate of 38%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  38 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at Eureka College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 513 undergraduates at Eureka College with 480 being full-time and 33 being part-time.

Eureka College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

Eureka College scored 52.04 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  52.04 out of 100
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How Much Does Eureka College Cost?

The overall average net price of Eureka College is $20,848. 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 +
$17,389 $17,571 $19,691 $25,478 $25,364

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 80% of students took out student loans averaging $8,507 a year. That adds up to $34,028 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Eureka College is 6.1%. 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.


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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Location of Eureka College

Contact details for Eureka College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka, IL 61530
Phone: 309-467-3721

Eureka College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 30 $33,100
General Psychology 18 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 16 NA
History 14 NA
Health & Physical Education 13 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 12 $30,000
Accounting 9 NA
General English Literature 6 NA
Fine & Studio Arts 6 NA
Natural Resources Conservation 6 NA

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

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Notes and References


*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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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