|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
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.
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..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||940|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1110|
|Average SAT Score||1030|
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
|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%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||14|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||21|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||19|
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
|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%|
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.
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
66% 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||8%|
|Top 25% of class||25%|
|Top 50% of class||66%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||19%||20%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 15, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Eureka College is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Eureka College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|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.
89% of students submit their SAT scores to Eureka College. 35% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
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.
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.
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.