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Eureka College Admission Requirements

Eureka, Illinois

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Chances of getting into Eureka College

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
61%
Admission Difficulty for Eureka College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow
How hard is it to get into Eureka College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Eureka College is 61%.  It ranks #17 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Eureka College is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 675 out of 1,100 applicants were admitted.

The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 73 percent (SAT 940/1110 ACT 16/23). Eureka College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.19. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Eureka College application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jun 15.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Eureka College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 89% of students submitted SAT scores and 35% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Eureka College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
940-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT
89%
SAT Scores for Eureka College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for Eureka College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1110
Average SAT Score 1030

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Eureka College?

Eureka College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. Eureka College ranks #34 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 89 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Eureka College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1110 and Above Good >73%
1025 to 1110 Avg + 61%-73%
940 to 1025 Avg - 48%-61%
855 to 940 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 855 Low <35%
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Eureka College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
35%
ACT Scores for Eureka College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Eureka College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 21
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Eureka College?

Admission data indicates that Eureka College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #40 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 35 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Eureka College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Eureka College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >74%
19 to 23 Avg + 61%-74%
16 to 19 Avg - 50%-61%
13 to 16 Reach 39%-50%
Less than 13 Low <39%
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Eureka College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.19
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Eureka College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Eureka College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Eureka College was 3.19 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #44 in Illinois for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Eureka College accepts 61% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

Similar Requirements

High School Class Rank

66% of Eureka College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Eureka College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 8%
Top 25% of class 25%
Top 50% of class 66%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Eureka College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 420 680 1,100
Accepted 283 392 675
Acceptance Rate 67% 58% 61%
Enrolled 56 76 132
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 19% 20%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jun 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Eureka College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Eureka College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Eureka College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Eureka College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=144971 IPEDS survey data for Eureka College.

FAQs

Does Eureka College prefer SAT or ACT?

89% of students submit their SAT scores to Eureka College. 35% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Eureka College?

61% of those who apply are granted admission to Eureka College. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Eureka College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 940 and 1110. 89% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Eureka College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 23. 35% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.