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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
3.76% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
N/A Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
38 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
90.4% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
13 Graduates


The median tuition at Shimer College is $31,000, which is $1,210 less than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $34,903.

In 2016, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 72% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Shimer College received 38 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 22.4% annual decline. Out of those 38 applicants, 38 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 100% acceptance rate.

There were 73 students enrolled at Shimer College in 2016, and N/A of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Shimer College has an overall enrollment yield of 36.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Shimer College has a total enrollment of 73 students. The full-time enrollment at Shimer College is 66 students and the part-time enrollment is 7. This means that 90.4% of students enrolled at Shimer College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Shimer College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 86.3% White, 6.85% Black or African American, 2.74% Asian, 4.11% Unknown, N/A Two or More Races, N/A American Indian or Alaska Native, and N/A Non-resident Alien.

Students enrolled at Shimer College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (41.1%), followed by White Female (38.4%) and Black or African American Female (4.11%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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In 2016, 4 fewer women than men graduated from Shimer College. The majority of students graduating from Shimer College are White. These 14 graduates mean that there were 4.67 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 3 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Shimer College is Humanistic Studies with 15 graduates, followed by General Social Sciences with 3 graduates and Liberal Arts & Sciences with 2 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Shimer College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Liberal Arts & Humanities, with 17 graduates, followed by Interdisciplinary Studies with 2 graduates and Social Sciences with 3 graduates.


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Shimer College has an endowment valued at nearly $901,147, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $92,611 (10.3%), compared to the 1.02% average return ($343,877 on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Shimer College had a total expenditure of $3.07M. Of that $3.07M, they spent $1.26M on salaries and $254,305 on benefits.

Shimer College employs 6 Professors, 3 Assistant professors, and 1 Associate professors. Most academics at Shimer College are Male Professors (4), Female Professors (2), and Male Assistant professors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Shimer College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 4 employees, Management, with 2 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 1 employees.



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