Shimer College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Shimer College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 80 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1853 and is one of the 74 colleges located in Chicago, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
4
Few
At Shimer College you can get your bachelor's degree.

Shimer College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 4 majors. The most popular concentration is General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
82%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Shimer College is high at 82% (well above Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Shimer College is average - 60%.

Student to faculty ratio at Shimer College is good -- 8:1. Find out more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,100
High
Average tuition charges are very high - $29,900 per year. The additional fees at Shimer College not covered by tuition are about $4,200, which totals $34,100 annually.

Read the details about Shimer College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
61%
As reported in recent government data, 49 applications were submitted and 30 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

Shimer College might accept your dual credits at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Shimer College is $25.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Shimer College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (312) 235-3500 or check Shimer College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,900
Medium
Shimer College provides study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Shimer College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Shimer College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 100 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - approximately $5,900 annually.

Based on the college crime information, Shimer College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Shimer College Location and Maps



Post Address: Shimer College, 3424 South State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60616, USA
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