Eureka College

country rank  1113
world rank  3285

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University Overview

Established in 1855, Eureka College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Eureka (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Illinois. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Peoria, Bloomington. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Eureka College (EC) is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Reformed religion. Eureka College (EC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 165 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym EC
Founded 1855
Motto The Moment of Discovery
Colours Maroon and gold

University Location

Address 300 E. College Avenue
Eureka (population range: 2,500-9,999)
61530-1500 Illinois
United States
T +1 (309) 467 6350
F +1 (309) 467 6576
Other locations Peoria, Bloomington

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Not reported
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 300 East College Avenue
+1 (309) 467 6350

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Reformed Christian-Reformed Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Eureka College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Illinois Board of Higher Education IBHE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020