How much does Shimer College cost?

Shimer College Cost of Attendance
In-state $35,500
Out-of-state $35,500
On-Campus Room and Board
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost $34,903
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
Over $110,000

Shimer College Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 100% $4,633
Federal Grants 45% $2,185
Pell grants 45% $2,325
Other federal grants 36% $200
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 9% $2,360
Institutional grants or scholarships 91% $11,770
Student loan aid 73% $6,844
Federal student loans 73% $5,549
Other student loans $35,500

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Shimer College Admissions

What is Shimer College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 100%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions of applicants
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Shimer College Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 83
Living on campus
Transfer Students 5%
Under Age 25 77%

Shimer College Graduation Success


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About Shimer College


3424 South State Street
Chicago, IL

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Large City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify