Eureka College

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Eureka College can be found in Eureka, IL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Eureka College has only approximately 510 enrolled students, which allows them to offer higher teacher to student ratios.

Many of the students accepted into this school had an SAT score in the range of 920 to 1160, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 17 to 23. We were able to estimate the Eureka College average GPA (2.80 - 3.18) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 62% of all students that apply are granted admission to Eureka College, from which 22% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Eureka College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Eureka College was reported as 61.8% in Fall 2020 with over 815 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 17 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Eureka College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Eureka College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Eureka College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 64.5%
  • 2017-2018: 62.0%
  • 2018-2019: 57.3%
  • 2019-2020: 61.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 56.6%

How Does Eureka College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Eureka College is nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Monmouth College66.7%
MacMurray College62.7%
Blackburn College57.1%
Iowa Wesleyan College58.3%
Hannibal-LaGrange University61.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Eureka College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 580
Math450 - 580
Total Score920 - 1160
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 23
Math16 - 23
Composite Score17 - 23
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