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Shimer College Scholarships

3424 South State Street Tuition In/Out-State: $26,510 / $26,510 Total Fall Enrollment: 111
Chicago , IL 60616 Books and Supplies: $750 Applicants Admitted: 46%
(800) 215-7173 On-campus Room and Board: - Receiving Aid of Some Type: 100%
http://www.shimer.edu Undergraduate Application Fee: $25 Receiving Institutional Aid: 100% , $11,289 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Shimer College General Information

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    Address 3424 South State Street, Chicago, IL 60616
    Phone Number (800) 215-7173
    Web Address http://www.shimer.edu
    Mission Statement Shimer College provides and preserves education centered on discussion of enduring questions and issues. Historically influential original sources are studied through Socratic questioning, in small seminar classes and following the kind of Great Books curriculum advocated by Robert Maynard Hutchins. The core values informing education at Shimer are free inquiry, dialog, critical open-mindedness, and integration of disciplines. The College offers all members of its community the opportunity to participate meaningfully in deciding the future of the institution. A Shimer education demands much of both the intellect and the character of students, and prepares them for responsible citizenship and the examined life.
    Type of School Four or more years, Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Bachelor's degree
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Large City
    Distance learning opportunities No

    Shimer College Size

    Total enrollment 111
    Enrolled full time 97
    Enrolled part time 14

    Shimer College Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 51
    Women enrolled full time 46
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 5%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 1%
    Hispanic 4%
    White/Non-Hispanic 76%
    Non-Resident Alien 1%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 13%
  • Shimer College Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number (800) 215-7173
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $25
    Applied 108
    Admitted 50
    Enrolled 16
    Admitted % 46%

    Shimer College Admission factors

    Admission test scores Neither required nor recommended
    Secondary school GPA Recommended
    Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
    Secondary school record Recommended
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
    Recommendations Required
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Shimer College Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 35%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 655
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 760
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 570
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 670
    Students submitting ACT 70%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 25
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 29
  • Shimer College Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $26,510
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $26,510
    Books and Supplies $750
    On-campus room and board -
    Off-campus room and board $10,000

    Shimer College Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 100%
    Receiving Federal Grants 27% , $4,513 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 100% , $11,289 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 60% , $17,326 on average
  • Shimer College Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2012/2013 academic year.

    LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES Bachelor
    Humanities/Humanistic Studies 12
    Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 3
    MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Bachelor
    Natural Sciences 1
    SOCIAL SCIENCES Bachelor
    Social Sciences, General 2
  • Shimer College Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline No closing date
    Priority application deadline -
    Fall application deadline No closing date
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due August 15
    SAT Subject score report due August 15
    College will notify student by September 15
    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit May 1

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline March 1
    Financial aid deadline -
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by May 1

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline -
    College will notify student of early decision by -
    Early action deadline -
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    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline -
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date Rolling admission
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms August 1
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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    800-215-7173
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