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Eureka College Admission Requirements

Eureka, Illinois

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Chances of getting into Eureka College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
61.8%
Admission Difficulty for Eureka College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Eureka College and can I get accepted? The school has a 62% acceptance rate ranking it #24 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 504 out of 815 applicants were admitted making Eureka College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 72 percent. Eureka College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Eureka College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Eureka College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
920-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
89%
SAT Scores for Eureka College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for Eureka College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1040

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 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #40 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 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Eureka College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >74%
1040 to 1160 Avg + 62%-74%
920 to 1040 Avg - 49%-62%
800 to 920 Reach 36%-49%
Less than 800 Low <36%
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Eureka College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
35%
ACT Scores for Eureka College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Eureka College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

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 14 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 #42 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 35 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Eureka College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 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%
20 to 23 Avg + 62%-74%
17 to 20 Avg - 49%-62%
14 to 17 Reach 36%-49%
Less than 14 Low <36%
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Eureka College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.28
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Eureka College?

Applicants require 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 62% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Eureka College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 28% Good
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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

72% 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 19%
Top 25% of class 40%
Top 50% of class 72%
Bottom 50% of class 28%
Bottom 25% of class 6%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Eureka College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 326 489 815
Accepted 221 283 504
Acceptance Rate 68% 58% 62%
Enrolled 40 69 109
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 24% 22%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
235

Applicants have 235 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 15, 2022.

Application Fee

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

Admission Requirements

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

Eureka College Admission Requirements
Test Scores 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?

62% 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 920 and 1160. 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 17 and 23. 35% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.