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00 E College Ave, Eureka, IL 61530, United States

Location info of Eureka College

  • Eureka College is located approximately 225 km south of Chicago and approximately 40 km from both Bloomington and Peoria, Illinois.

Top Reasons to Study in Eureka College

1. Eureka College students are confident, attractive candidates for employment: The graduating class of 2017-18 had a 97% Career Outcomes Rate, and 97% of surveyed alumni say they felt “prepared to succeed” after graduation.

2. Designated a Campus Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places, Eureka College, chartered in 1855 in central Illinois, has a proud tradition of increasing access to high-quality education: It was the first college in the state and the third in the US to admit both men and women.

3. Eureka College creates leaders dedicated to the greater good: By participating in a community of living and learning throughout their studies, students develop social awareness, understand the value of service, and work to further the welfare of humanity.

University details

About Eureka College

Eureka College empowers every individual to reach his or her full potential through intentional programming that focuses on learning, service, and leadership opportunities.


Career at Eureka College

  • 99% of EC grads are employed or continuing their education within 6 months of graduation.

Career Services Include:

  • Selecting a major
  • Résumé and cover letter development and feedback
  • Mock/practice interviews
  • Informational interviews
  • Exploring and defining career options
  • Developing job search strategies
  • Obtaining career-related experience
  • Identifying and connecting with prospective employers
  • Post-Graduate school research and application reviews
  • Career Assessments

Campus life

Eureka College is a rural campus in central Illinois where you can come and learn from our distinguished faculty and upon graduation, you are prepared to go anywhere.

Ranking & Accreditation of Eureka College

  • #23 Top Regional Colleges Midwest U.S. News & World Report, 2022
  • #13 in the Best Value Schools Regional Colleges Midwest U.S. News & World Report, 2022
  • 21st U.S. News and World Report Ranked Eureka College 21st in Social Mobility Regional College in the Midwest for enrolling and graduating large proportions of financially-disadvantaged students awarded Pell Grants.

Student Accommodation at Eureka College

  • Housing: $7,129
  • Dining: $5,289
  • Other: $2,050


Programs at Eureka College


  1. Accounting
  2. Agricultural Science
  3. Art
  4. Biology*
  5. Business Administration
  6. Chemistry*
  7. Child Life Specialist
  8. Clinical Laboratory Science*
  9. Communication
  10. Computer Science – STEM designated
  11. Criminal Justice/Sociology
  12. Digital Media and Design
  13. Elementary Education*
  14. English
  15. Creative Writing
  16. Environmental Science
  17. Environmental Studies
  18. Hispanic Studies
  19. History and Political Science
  20. Kinesiology*
  21. Kinesiology-Athletic Training
  22. Mathematics*
  23. Middle Grades Education*
  24. Music
  25. Nursing
  26. Organizational Leadership
  27. Philosophy and Religion
  28. Psychology
  29. Psychology/Occupational Therapy
  30. Secondary Education*
  31. Social Work
  32. Sociology and Psychology
  33. Special Education*
  34. Sports Management
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