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Discovery Days are a great way for you and your family to discover the opportunities at Eureka College. You will hear from key members of the campus community, ask questions of current students, and get a glimpse of campus.
The Uniquely Eureka Promise - Apply Today!
The Uniquely Eureka Promise is a promise to assist students in a financial need, who have proven themselves successfully academically, to earn their bachelor's degree at one of the finest Liberal Arts Colleges in Illinois.
Find My Major
Academics at Eureka College are designed to balance educational requirements and the freedom to pursue your intellectual curiosity and career goals. Whether you'd like to design your degree or join the ranks of some of the best vocational programs in Illinois, our Academics profile will help you find your way. Look for your program here.
NO MORE GEN EDS . . . JUST THE ESSENTIALS! At Eureka College, we allow students to tailor their learning experience to their individual needs and interests while acquiring essential skills desired by employers and needed by the world.
Save the Date for Homecoming 2024
Homecoming 2024 is set for Saturday, October 5! Mark your calendar. Students, faculty, and staff will enjoy a week full of activities leading up to Saturday. Keep watching for more information.
Because We're Unique
Our Academic Standing
Located in Central Illinois, Eureka College offers 33 majors in great career fields. Pair your bachelor's degree with one of 20 minors or focus on 11 pre-professional programs like pre-med or pre-law. We are recognized as a top college in Illinois for teacher education, nursing, business administration, kinesiology, psychology, and communications & media studies.
A Eureka College education prepares you for more than just your first job: it equips you to become a leader in your field and community. Learn how we are unique: from the 10 Essentials to Majors, you choose your focus.
Eureka to the Fullest
At Eureka, you’ll find faculty who will push you to accomplish things that you might think impossible. They’ll hold you to high academic standards but they will be there to help and support you along the way.
Because we are a small, tight-knit community, faculty members will get to know you even if they haven’t had you for a class. And because our campus is intimate, we can offer leadership opportunities for each and every student.
Get information here about Student Resources, Orientation, Organizations & Clubs, Career Development, Housing Options, Leadership/Service, and International Student Services. Visit out Office of Student Life here.
Join a Club
Student involvement is a huge opportunity for Eureka College students. Find an organization that matches your needs and become a valued member.
Regardless of your status – first year, transfer student, commuter or upperclassmen – we have something for you. Take some time to learn more about all of our different organizations and activities. View current Student Activities, Programs, info on Greek Life, Service Opportunities, and our dedicated Student Life Staff.
Find your Team
Athletics are more than just physical competitions; they shape you as a person. For more than 100 years, Eureka College student-athletes have excelled in the classroom and in competition. They embody self-discipline, courage, integrity, loyalty, teamwork, sacrifice, and a belief in themselves and those surrounding them.
As a competitive D3 school, we offer fourteen athletic teams. Women's sports include basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, volleyball, & wrestling. Men's sports are baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, & wrestling.
Our Campus Online
We encourage our students to use the college years to find their ... focus .... identity ... voice ... future ... self. Start your journey of discovery by coming to campus during the school year.
Almost half of our student body are first-generation college students and most students are from Peoria and other small towns around Central Illinois. In the past decade, we've expanded our reach to welcome students from surrounding states and abroad.
Our on-campus experience is made up of a tight-knit community involved in every corner of the College, from performances and recitals to presentations and games. Start the journey to your moment of discovery here.