Shimer College

country rank  1718
world rank  6943

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University Overview

Founded in 1853, Shimer College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Chicago (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Illinois. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Shimer College is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational higher education institution. Shimer College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 165 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. Shimer College also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1853
Motto Non Ministrari Sed Ministrare
Not To Be Served But To Serve
Colours Burgundy and gold

University Location

Address 3424 S State Street
Chicago (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
60616 Illinois
United States
T +1 (312) 235 3500
F +1

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 3424 S. State Street
Chicago 60616
+1 (312) 235 3500
800 215 7173

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range under-250
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range under-50
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission

Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018