Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 36.50
Liaison Katy Everett
Submission Date Oct. 26, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Eureka College
PA-7: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.93 / 4.00 Katy Everett
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Science and Mathematics
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Does the institution have policies and programs to make it accessible and affordable to low-income students?:
Yes

A brief description of any policies and programs to minimize the cost of attendance for low-income students:

Eureka College uses an Estimated Family Contribution Interval to help with financial costs of college.


A brief description of any programs to equip the institution’s faculty and staff to better serve students from low-income backgrounds:
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A brief description of the institution’s programs to guide and prepare students and families from low-income backgrounds for higher education:

First generational student support program is designed to offer mentoring, support, and incentives for students whose parents did not complete a four-year degree from a college or university.


A brief description of the institution's scholarships for low-income students:

Development scholarships, endowed scholarships, departmental awards take into consideration the need base of the student to obtain the scholarship even if the scholarship isn't directly tied to low-income.


A brief description of the institution’s targeted outreach to recruit students from low-income backgrounds:

Eureka College has done outreach in Peoria public schools such as Quest, (many students have low-income backgrounds at this school).


A brief description of the institution’s other policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:
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Does the institution have policies and programs to support non-traditional students?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s scholarships provided specifically for part-time students:
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A brief description of the institution’s on-site child care facility, partnership with a local facility, and/or subsidies or financial support to help meet the child care needs of students:
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A brief description of the institution’s other policies and programs to support non-traditional students:
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Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (tracking accessibility and affordability)? (If data is not available, select 'No'):
Yes

The percentage of entering students that are low-income (0-100):
43

The graduation/success rate for low-income students (0-100):
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On average, the percentage of need that was met for students who were awarded any need-based aid (e.g. as reported to the U.S. Common Data Set initiative, item H2) (0-100):
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The percentage of students graduating with no interest-bearing student loan debt or for whom no out-of-pocket tuition is required (i.e. the percentage of graduates who have not taken out interest-bearing loans) (0-100):
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Estimated percentage of students that participate in or directly benefit from the institution’s policies and programs to support low-income and non-traditional students (0-100):
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Information complied by Tammy Crothers

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