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Eureka College is a private institution that was founded in 1855. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 754, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 112 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Eureka College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (Midwest), 32. Its tuition and fees are $20,060 (2013-14).
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Eureka College, affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), is a liberal arts and science institution which also provides professional programs with a liberal arts emphasis. The College exists to cultivate excellence in learning, service, and leadership. The College fosters the mutual development of intellect and character so that the members of our community may lead meaningful, productive lives and succeed in their professional and social roles.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)|
When applying to Eureka College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 84.1 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||84.1%|
|Application deadline||August 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Eureka College is 13:1, and the school has 68.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Eureka College include: Business Administration and Management, General; English Language and Literature, General; History, Other; Elementary Education and Teaching; and Speech Communication and Rhetoric. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 66.3 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||45%|
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Eureka College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 754, with a gender distribution of 43.5 percent male students and 56.5 percent female students. At this school, 49.4 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 50.6 percent of students live off campus. Eureka College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Eureka College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Eureka College also offers campus safety and security services like lighted pathways/sidewalks and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Eureka College, 90 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Eureka College.
|Students who have cars on campus||90%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Eureka College, 76.6 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $9,547.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$20,060 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$8,600 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data