Eureka College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Eureka College
How hard is it to get into Eureka College and can I get accepted? The school has a 57% acceptance rate ranking it #17 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 468 out of 817 applicants were admitted making Eureka College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent. Eureka College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Eureka College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT89%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||950|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||580|
|SAT Composite 75th||1170|
|Average SAT Score||1060|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Eureka College?
Eureka College typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #30 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1170 and Above||Good||>69%|
|1060 to 1170||Avg +||57%-69%|
|950 to 1060||Avg -||44%-57%|
|840 to 950||Reach||31%-44%|
|Less than 840||Low||<31%|
Eureka College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT35%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||21|
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 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #34 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 35 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Eureka College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>69%|
|21 to 25||Avg +||57%-69%|
|17 to 21||Avg -||44%-57%|
|13 to 17||Reach||31%-44%|
|Less than 13||Low||<31%|
Avg. High School GPA3.28
Typical High School GradesB
You will need above average high school grades to get into Eureka College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Eureka College was 3.28 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #34 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 57% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||13%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||7%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||13%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||26%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||8%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Reach|
72% of Eureka College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||19%|
|Top 25% of class||40%|
|Top 50% of class||72%|
|Bottom 50% of class||28%|
|Bottom 25% of class||6%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||26%||34%||30%|
Applications are DueAug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply117
Applicants have 117 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Eureka College before the Aug 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Eureka College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
89% of students submit their SAT scores to Eureka College. 35% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
57% of those who apply are granted admission to Eureka College. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1170. 89% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.