Reach out to Eureka College's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.
Students who apply to Eureka College for fall semester should hear back from Eureka College by June 1.
Here is an overiew of some of Eureka College's admissions stats.
|Eureka College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.2|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||11%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||48%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||15%|
Check with Eureka College directly for more info on application deadlines.
Eureka College may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Eureka College directly for more information about early applications.
➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is not difficult to get into Eureka College.
In 2021, Eureka College accepted 87% of all applicants, around 760 from 877 applicants.
Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Eureka College, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is not difficult.
Eureka College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.
What does Eureka College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Eureka College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Eureka College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Eureka College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√||√|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.3|
Students admitted to Eureka College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.
Out of all students that were admitted, 63% submitted a class rank. At Eureka College 11% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 20% were in the top 25% and 53% were in the top 50%.
At Eureka College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||6.8%|
|3.50 and 3.74||16.1%|
|3.25 and 3.49||13.6%|
|3.00 and 3.24||14.4%|
|2.50 and 2.9||25.4%|
|2.00 and 2.49||11%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Eureka College directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Eureka College does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Eureka College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 48% of Eureka College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 15% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Eureka College applicants, you should strive to score between 950 and 1170 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Eureka College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1170 and 25% of scored lower than 950, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Eureka College students scored 580 or higher and 75% of students scored 450 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Eureka College students scored 575 or higher, and 75% scored a 450 or higher.
To be most competitive at Eureka College, you should strive to earn between 16 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Eureka College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.
A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Eureka College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.
For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Eureka College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Eureka College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Eureka College?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Eureka College.
Does Eureka College accept transfer credits?
✅ Eureka College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Eureka College accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Does Eureka College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Eureka College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Eureka College?
✅ Eureka College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Eureka College's acceptance rate?
✅ Eureka College has an acceptance rate of 87%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Eureka College?
🟨 Eureka College may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.
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First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Eureka College is Aug 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Eureka College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
23 and Above
16 to 23
16 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Eureka College is 22. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Eureka College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Eureka College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.22. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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