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About Eureka — — — — — — — — —

Student Body

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Founded in 1855 Church affiliation: Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Private, four year, liberal arts & sciences Undergraduate Bachelor’s degrees Accreditation: North Central Association Programs taught by full-time world-class professors 65-acre campus 24 college buildings (5 are residence halls) Ronald Reagan Museum, Peace Garden & Research Center

Enrollment: 755 Female students: 55% Male students: 45% Residential freshmen: 90% Number of states represented:17 Number of countries represented: 4

Personal Attention — Student-to-faculty ratio: 13:1 — Average class size: 17 — Comprehensive year-long First Year Experience Program — Faculty-taught First Year Seminar supported by Peer Mentors

Graduates Represent

— 40th President of the United States of America, Ronald Reagan, ‘32 — Seven governors or members of Congress — A Nobel Laureate team member — Forty-two college presidents — Leaders in business, education, medicine, service and ministry —

Academic Excellence Programs of Distinction Eureka College offers unique programs designed for the high academic achieving students. The Ronald Reagan Leadership Program and the Durward Sandifer Mentorship Program are competitive world-class programs that only entering freshmen are eligible to participate in. Selection to these programs is based on superior academic achievement, leadership and service. The benefits of these distinct programs are unequalled anywhere in the world! Mentorships take student educational experiences abroad to countries like: France, England, Australia, Guatemala, Germany, India, Russia, Chile, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Honduras, Ghana, Kenya. The Eureka College Honors Program recognizes students who desire a higher level of intellectual enrichment. Rigorous Honors courses are only offered to those students in the Program. The Honors Program is specifically designed for the most intellectually curious and academcally gifted students. Honors students will experience excellent training for graduate studies, as they must research, write and present a Thesis in their senior year.

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Majors and Programs At Eureka College, we provide students with outstanding academic programs in an excellent learning environment. We believe small, interactive classes taught by talented full-time professors stimulate the best in student learning. Eureka, where students are people, not numbers! Bachelor of Science Degrees — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — —

Bachelor of Arts Degrees

Accounting — Art Biology* — Communication Business Administration — English Chemistry* — History and Political Science Computer Studies* — Music Criminal Justice/Sociology — Philosophy and Religion Elementary Education* — Philosophy and Religion Environmental Studies* — Theatre Arts and Drama Mathematics* Pre-Professional Programs Music Education* — Pre-Law Organizational Leadership — Pre-Medicine, Dental, Veterinary Kinesiology* — Pre-Ministry Psychology Science (Teacher Education only) Cooperative Programs Sociology/Psychology — Nursing Special Education (2+2 with St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria;

Methodist Medical Center of Illinois, School of Nursing in Peoria; and St. John’s College Department of Nursing in Springfield.)

Secondary Education

— Lingnan University, Hong Kong

Secondary teaching certification is available in the following areas: English; Mathematics; Physical Education; Science (with a designation in Biology); and Social Science (with a designation in History).

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Living on Your Own

Residence Life at Eureka  Benefits of living on Campus — Close to the Learning Center, fitness center, laundry facilities — Opportunity to form lifelong friendships — Increase involvement in student activities and organizations — Experiences that mold and prepare students for life after college — Maximizes undergraduate educational experiences and opportunities

Amenities — Five individual residence halls — Wireless internet — Lounges — Free laundry facilities — Double, single, and suite-style living — Convenient parking — State-of-the-art Bonati Fitness Center

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Red Devil Athletics — Basketball — Cross Country — Football — Golf — Soccer — Swimming & Diving — Tennis — Track & Field


Women’s Sports

Men’s Sports

— Baseball

— Basketball — Cross Country — Golf — Soccer — Softball — Swimming & Diving — Tennis — Track & Field — Volleyball

Local Area Amenities

Bloomington 32 mi.

Visit the Peoria Area (only 20 minutes away) — Attend a professional sports event: — Peoria Chiefs, Class A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs (MLB) — Peoria Rivermen, Affiliates of the St. Louis Blues (NHL) & Alaska Aces (ECHL) — Shop at two malls, Northwoods Mall and The Shoppes at Grand Prairie — Cool off at Splashdown Water Park — Be entertained at the Peoria Civic Center by seeing concerts, plays, musicals, hockey, rodeos, monster trucks and much, much more — Explore the Peoria Zoo and Lakeview Museum — Hang out at the beautiful river front walk and restaurants

Check out Bloomington/Normal (Twin Cities only 25 minutes away) — Experience shopping at The Shoppes at College Hills and Eastland Mall — Amtrak train station with service to Chicago and St. Louis — U.S. Cellular Coliseum where you can catch concerts, arena football, hockey and many other events — Walk, jog, bike or rollerblade the Constitution Trail — Check out the Miller Park Zoo

Making College Affordable

Experience the value and benefits of a private liberal arts education at Eureka College for about the same cost as a public state flagship university. We pride ourselves in keeping costs and scholarships transparent and easy to understand. FEES FOR 2012-13 Tuition Campus Access Fees Room Board TOTAL

Resident $ 18,650 $ 830 $ 4,200 $ 4,400 $ 28,080

Commuter $ 18,650 $ 830



“U.S. News & World Report� 2011 Best Colleges Edition: Eureka College students graduate with the least amount of debt of any private college or university in the Midwest. Freshmen scholarships range from $ 4,000 to $18,650 (full-tuition) Transfer scholarships range from $ 2,000 to $8,000 Average financial assistance for freshmen $16,442 Average financial assistance for transfers $12,070

What’s Next…? In the Fall — Visit campus – an open house or an individual visit — Submit an application form — Complete the application process – submit your transcript, ACT or SAT scores and the Secondary School Report form

In the Winter — File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form after January 1

In the Spring — Send in your $300 enrollment deposit and your Letter of Intent — Send in your $150 housing deposit (residential students) — Attend a Jump Start registration day

Contact Us: Admissions office: 1.888.438.7352 or 309.467.6350 Email: Eureka College Admissions Office 300 East College Avenue Eureka, IL 61530

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Office of Admissions 300 East College Avenue | Eureka, Illinois 61530-1500

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