Eureka College

Private, Four-years School Located in Eureka, IL

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How much is the Eureka tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Eureka's tuition & fees is $28,400.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $40,953 when a student lives on-campus.

Eureka Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$28,400
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
On-campus Room & Board$10,353
On-campus Expenses$1,000
Off-campus Room & Board$10,384
Off-campus Expenses$3,100
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$28,440

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Eureka for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $113,800 at Eureka. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $160,480. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $89,639.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$28,420$39,898$22,207
Sophomore (2024-25)$28,440$40,045$22,341
Junior (2025-26)$28,460$40,193$22,477
Senior (2026-27)$28,480$40,343$22,614
4 Years Total$113,800$160,480$89,639
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$28,440$40,045$22,341
Sophomore (2025-26)$28,460$40,193$22,477
Junior (2026-27)$28,480$40,343$22,614
Senior (2027-28)$28,500$40,494$22,753
4 Years Total$113,880$161,076$90,185
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$28,460$40,193$22,477
Sophomore (2026-27)$28,480$40,343$22,614
Junior (2027-28)$28,500$40,494$22,753
Senior (2028-29)$28,520$40,647$22,893
4 Years Total$113,961$161,677$90,736
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$28,480$40,343$22,614
Sophomore (2027-28)$28,500$40,494$22,753
Junior (2028-29)$28,520$40,647$22,893
Senior (2029-30)$28,540$40,801$23,034
4 Years Total$114,041$162,284$91,294
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$28,500$40,494$22,753
Sophomore (2028-29)$28,520$40,647$22,893
Junior (2029-30)$28,540$40,801$23,034
Senior (2030-31)$28,561$40,956$23,177
4 Years Total$114,121$162,897$91,857

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Eureka' tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Illinois, its tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $21,542.
In-StateOut-of-State
Eureka College$28,400
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Illinois Four-years Colleges$19,795
Public Schools$10,585$13,638
Private Schools$21,542

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Eureka and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationTuition & Fees
Eureka CollegeEureka, IL$28,400
Blackburn CollegeCarlinville, IL$26,758
Illinois Wesleyan UniversityBloomington, IL$55,704
Lincoln CollegeLincoln, IL$19,800
Millikin UniversityDecatur, IL$43,670
Quincy UniversityQuincy, IL$35,740
Trinity Christian CollegePalos Heights, IL$20,325

Financial Aid and COA

At Eureka College, 468 students (98%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $17,679.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Eureka is $23,274 for students living on-campus and $25,405 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 119 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $19,367 and the average amount of student loans is $5,983.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$40,953
COA (off-campus)$43,084
Tuition & Fees$28,400
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$12,553
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$14,684
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$23,274
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$25,405
Average Financial Aid$17,679
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship46898%$17,679
Pell Grants21946%$4,745
Federal Student Loan31867%$6,062
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid119100%-
Grants or Scholarships119100%$19,367
Federal Grants5748%$5,736
Pell Grants5748%$5,422
Other Federal Grants3933%$459
State/Local Grants5950%$5,082
Institutional Grants119100%$14,100
Student Loan Aid10689%$5,983
Federal Student Loans9076%$5,081
Other Student Loans1613%$11,052

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Eureka's acceptance rate is 86.66%. A total of 877 applicants applied to and 760 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 119 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 15.66%.
To apply to Eureka, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 3 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program and Recommendations. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants877622$255
Admitted760534$226
Enrolled11978$41
Acceptance Rate86.66%85.85%88.63%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)15.66%14.61%18.14%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

Student Population

Eureka College has a total of 559 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 263 male students and 213 female students attending Eureka.
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate476 263213

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address300 E. College Avenue, Eureka, IL
Phone309-467-3721
WEBwww.eureka.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered31 Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate86.72%
Yield18.64%
Student Population559
Graduation Rate53%
Transfer-out Rate26%
Retention Rate57%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate13 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties34 (Full-time), 20 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs101 (Full-time), 37 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$50,865
Average Staff Salary$51,060