Shimer College

What It Costs

The cost of college is an investment in your future.         Let us help you understand that investment.

At Shimer, we realize that the cost of a college education can be a sensitive subject for many families. When comparing college costs, remember that what you see is the “sticker price.” Financial Aid can substantially offset the required tuition and fees. Payment plans are also available through our Business Office. Applying early and completing your FAFSA promptly can help insure that you don’t miss out on important scholarship opportunities, and discussing your situation with the Office of Financial Aid may help you find resources that you didn’t know were available. Remember, we’re here to help.

Tuition and Fee Schedule: July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015

FULL TIME STUDENTS

YEAR

SEMESTER

Tuition: Full Time
12-18 credits
$28,454 $14,227
Tuition: Overload
Per credit hour over 18 credits
 - $1,000
Book Fee: Full Time
Includes all books and required course materials
$1,350 $675
Book Fee: Overload
Per credit hour
 - $55

Enrollment Deposit
One-time deposit for new students. Non-refundable; applied to first semester tuition.

 - $200
Orientation Fee
One-time fee from new students
 - $250
Technology Fee
Paid by students enrolled in one or more classes. Non-refundable.
 $450 $225
Student Services Fee: Full Time
12+ credits
 $1,970* $985*

Chicago Transit (CTA) UPASS
Charged once per semester for full-time students. Additional $50 replacement fee for lost/stolen card.

$275** $137**

PART TIME STUDENTS                                             

 YEAR

 SEMESTER

Tuition: Summer 2015
Per credit hour and includes books                                        
- $699
Tuition: Part Time
Per credit hour
- $1,035
Book Fee: Part Time
Per credit hour
 -  $55
Student Services Fee: Part Time
$100 per credit hour up to 6 credits ($600 maximum per semester)
 -  $100

CAMPUS HOUSING & MEAL PLAN                                     

YEAR

SEMESTER

Housing Deposit
Required for students residing in IIT residence halls
$600 -

On-Campus Housing & Meal Plan
Provided through Illinois Institute of Technology

Two student room in McCormick Student Village with 19 Plus Meal Plan. IIT offers a variety of housing and board plans. 

$11,180* -

 

OXFORD PROGRAM (Fall 2014)                                               

YEAR

SEMESTER

Oxford Tuition: Full Time
12-18 credits
 -  $14,227
Oxford Supplement
Includes accommodations and activities
 - $6,900 
Oxford Enrollment Deposit
Non-refundable; applied to semester tuition
 - $250 
Oxford Technology Fee
 - $200 
Oxford Graduation Fee
Charged upon registration for Integrative Studies 5
 - $300 

 

OCCASIONAL FEES                   

AMOUNTS

Course Audit Fee
Per course
 $1,035  -
Placement Exam Fee
Per exam
$50 
Placement Course Credit Fee
Per course
$250 
Graduation Fee
Charged upon registration for Integrative Studies 5
$300 
Transcript Fee: Official
Per transcript
$10 first  $5 subsequent 
Transcript Fee: Unofficial
Per transcript
$5 
Deferred Payment Fee
Per credit hour
$75 for 4-month plan  $150 for 9-month plan 
Late Registration Fee
Per credit hour
$100   -
Returned Payment Fee
Per occurrence
$40 

*Rates subject to change based on IIT increases.

**Rates subject to change based on CTA increases.

Tuition Refund Schedule

Fall and Spring

1st Week 100% Tuition Refund
2nd Week 100% Tuition Refund
3rd Week - End of Term 0% Tuition Refund
Weeks are counted from the first official day of the semester. Nonrefundable fees are not eligible for refund after the first day of the semester.

Summer 2015

1st Week 100% Tuition Refund
2nd Week - End of Term 0% Tuition Refund
Weeks are counted from the first official day of the class. Nonrefundable fees are not eligible for refund after the first day of the class.