|County||Du Page County, IL|
|Title IV Eligible||Yes|
|Institution Level||4 or more years|
|Institution Control||Private, non-profit|
|Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
|12 staff||115 staff|
|Total Enrollment||125 students||1,633 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||-||1%|
|% Two or more races||-||2%|
|Finances and Admission|
|In-State Tuition Fees
|Out-State Tuition Fees
|Total Dormitory Capacity||100||571|
|Tuition Notes||In state and out of|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||93%||96%|
- An independent four-year liberal arts college, Shimer’s academic programs feature an interdisciplinary core curriculum originally designed by Robert M. Hutchins of the University of Chicago and grounded in the Great Books tradition.
- The 450-acre campus includes more than 100 facilities, including a performing arts center, fitness center, and dining hall.
- Shimer College offers Day Program for traditional-age students, Every-Third-Weekend Program for working adults, Shimer-in-Oxford Program for third- and fourth-year students, Early Entrant Program for high school-age students; graduate courses in the Teaching Fellows Program for professional teacher development.
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