Eureka College: Review & Facts

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Eureka College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 695 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1855 and is the only college located in Eureka, Illinois.

Eureka College is affiliated with Christian Church Disciples of Christ.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
26
Fair
Eureka College will give you the option to receive a bachelor's degree.

Eureka College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 26 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Education, Criminal Justice, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
82%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Eureka College is high at 82% (well above Illinois average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Eureka College is average: 61%.

Student to faculty ratio at Eureka College is pretty good - 13:1. Read more details on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,600
High
Average tuition costs are high - $20,000 a year. The additional fees at Eureka College beyond tuition are approximately $600; which totals $20,600 a year.

Read the details about Eureka College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
62%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 1,225 applications were submitted and 764 were accepted; so it is not very hard to become a student at this school.

The college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Eureka College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,200
Medium
Eureka College provides study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Eureka College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Eureka College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 500 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - around $4,200 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Eureka College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Eureka College Location and Maps



Post Address: Eureka College, 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka, Illinois 61530, USA
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