Eureka College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$20,880

4.58% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$18,420

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

7.25%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

64.5%

1,046 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

672

96% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

51.7%

90 Graduates

About

Eureka College is a higher education institution located in Woodford County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Eureka College were General Business Administration & Management (29 degrees awarded), General Psychology (19 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (18 degrees).

In 2016, 178 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Eureka College. 63.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (152 degrees), 21.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (7 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Eureka College is $20,880, which is $-3,535 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Eureka College is $20,880, which is $-3,535 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,420.

In 2016, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 78% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$20,880

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Eureka College was $20,880. The cost of tuition at Eureka College is $-3,535 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$18,420

2016 Value

11.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Eureka College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,420. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Eureka College grew by 11.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,835

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Eureka College was of $8,835 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 3.94% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

78%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Eureka College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 99% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

7.25%

2015 Default Rate

19

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Eureka College was 7.25%, which represents 19 out of the 262 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Eureka College received 1,046 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 14.6% annual decline. Out of those 1,046 applicants, 675 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.5% acceptance rate.

There were 672 students enrolled at Eureka College in 2016, and 3% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Eureka College has an overall enrollment yield of 22.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

675

Accepted Out of 1,046

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Eureka College was 64.5% (675 admissions from 1,046 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 62.4%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -146%, while admissions declined by -116%.

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SAT Scores

3%

Submission Percentage

5

Scores Submitted

3% of enrolled first-time students at Eureka College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Eureka College has a total enrollment of 672 students. The full-time enrollment at Eureka College is 645 students and the part-time enrollment is 27. This means that 96% of students enrolled at Eureka College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Eureka College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 85% White, 5.06% Black or African American, 2.98% Two or More Races, 2.68% Hispanic or Latino, 0.595% Asian, 0.595% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Eureka College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (45.1%), followed by White Male (39.5%) and Black or African American Male (3.57%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Eureka College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 672 students. The full-time enrollment at Eureka College is 645 and the part-time enrollment is 27. This means that 96% of students enrolled at Eureka College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Eureka College was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Eureka College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    571

  2. Black or African American

    34

  3. Two or More Races

    20

The enrolled student population at Eureka College is 85% White, 5.06% Black or African American, 2.98% Two or More Races, 2.68% Hispanic or Latino, 0.595% Asian, 0.595% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 13 students (1.93%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 48 more women than men received degrees from Eureka College. The majority of degree recipients at Eureka College are white (152 degrees awarded). There were 21.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (7 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Eureka College is General Business Administration & Management (29 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (19 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (18 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Eureka College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (11 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), and Math & Statistics (7 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eureka College are Elementary & middle school teachers (183,495 people), Postsecondary teachers (183,271 people), Miscellaneous managers (176,070 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (126,697 people), and Software developers, applications & systems software (98,428 people).

The most specialized majors at Eureka College are History (11 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Math & Statistics (7 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees), and Physical Sciences (6 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eureka College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at Eureka College are History (11 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Math & Statistics (7 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees), and Physical Sciences (6 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eureka College are Elementary & secondary schools (346,363 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (313,618 people), Hospitals (171,113 people), Computer Systems Design (137,823 people), and Legal services (106,691 people).

The most specialized majors at Eureka College are History (11 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Math & Statistics (7 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees), and Physical Sciences (6 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Eureka College.

Most Common

  1. 29 degrees awarded

  2. 19 degrees awarded

  3. 18 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Eureka College was General Business Administration & Management with 29 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 65

  2. 113

In 2016, 65 degrees were awarded to men at Eureka College, which is 0.575 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (113).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Eureka College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.07 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 18 degrees were awarded to women at Eureka College in General Psychology, which is 18 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

39%

100% Completion Time

53%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 39% of students graduating from Eureka College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 53% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Eureka College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.33% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    152 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    7 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Eureka College is white (152 degrees awarded). There were 21.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (7 degrees).

3.93% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    96 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    56 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Eureka College is white female (96 degrees awarded). There were 1.71 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (56 degrees).

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Operations

Eureka College has an endowment valued at nearly $18.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $777k (4.11%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Eureka College had a total expenditure of $16.2M. Of that $16.2M, they spent $6.93M on salaries and $16.2M on benefits.

Eureka College employs 18 Associate professors, 15 Assistant professors, and 8 Professors. Most academics at Eureka College are Female Associate professors (10), Male Associate professors(8), and Male Assistant professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Eureka College are: Management, with 15 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 15 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$18.9M

2015 Endowment

13.5%

growth from 2014

Eureka College has an endowment valued at about $18.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Eureka College grew 13.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $14.7M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $131k - Federal

  2. $429k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Eureka College received $131k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $429k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$6.93M

Salary Expenditure

$16.2M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Eureka College had a total expenditure of $16.2M. Of that $16.2M, they spent $6.93M on salaries and $16.2M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$6.93M

2015 Salaries

1.3%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Eureka College paid a median of $6.93M in salaries, which represents 42.8% of their overall expenditure ($16.2M) and a 1.3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.686% decline from 2013 and a 4.51% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.3M

Instructional Salaries

44

Number of Employees

In 2015, Eureka College paid a total of $2.3M to 44 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

18 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

15 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Eureka College were Associate professor with 18 employees; Assistant professor with 15 employees; and Assistant professor with 8 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Eureka College were Management with 15 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 15 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Eureka College was Female Associate professor with 10 employees, Male Associate professor with 8 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Eureka College.

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