Shimer College

Chicago, IL

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Shimer College

Shimer College

Shimer College Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline August 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due August 15
SAT II Scores Due August 15
Priority Application Due January 15

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 13 15 28
Accepted 9 11 20
Acceptance Rate 69% 73% 100%
Enrolled 5 2 7

Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.59 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(35% of Students Admitted to Shimer College Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 655 to 760
  • Math 570 to 670
  • Writing 643 to 678
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 760 670 678
Bottom 25th Percentile 655 570 643

ACT Scores

(70% of Students Admitted to Shimer College Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 26 to 34
  • Math 19 to 27
  • Composite 25 to 29
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 34 27 29
Bottom 25th Percentile 26 19 25

Shimer College Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($25)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Important
High School Rank     Not Considered
High School Transcript   Important
Recommendations   Very Important
Essay     Very Important
Extracurricular Activities     Important
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)     Considered
Interview     Very Important
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4
Foreign Language 3
History 2
Math 3
Science 3
Other 1
Electives 1 1

Shimer College Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 138 (89%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 17 (10%)

Shimer College Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($25)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 30)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Very Important
Interview   Very Important
Standardized Test Scores   Very Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
    Not Considered

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