|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Student to faculty ratio||8:1|
Shimer College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 38 applications and 38 students were granted admission. Shimer College is at the #98 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In 2016-2017 academic year, Shimer College's tuition was $31,000 for all students regardless of residency (15.7% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Shimer College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 45% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $2,025 (which is 54% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Shimer College in 2016-2017, was 8, which is 73% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,844 (which is 16.1% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Shimer College has enrolled a total of 73 students (66 students full-time and 7 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 73 students, 1 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 49% men and 51% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
Black/African American: 7%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Two or more races: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Listed below are the 3 largest majors offered at Shimer College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||52%||34|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Shimer College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
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