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Acceptance Rate

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Avg.Financial Aid

G35103

FAFSA Code

About Erikson Institute

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

342

Website

https://www.erikson.edu

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HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

Erikson Institute is a private, non-profit institution that was established in the year 1966. The institute, which is named after distinguished developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst, Erik Erikson, was initially kickstarted with the ambition to provide caregivers and early childhood teachers with proper training and education.

The foursome that is credited with establishing this institute in 1966 includes Maria Piers, Child Psychologist; Barbara Taylor Bowman, educator, and activist; Lorraine Wallach, social worker; and Irving B. Harris, businessman, and philanthropist.

Geoffrey A. Nagel serves as the current president of the institute. Master of Science in Child Development, Master of Science in early childhood education, master of social work are few of the academic programs that are offered at Erikson.

Erikson Institute Accreditation

The institution is accredited and is recognized by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. 

Keeping in mind the improvement of the lives of children and families, Erikson employs the newest scientific knowledge, children development theories into the education of the people enrolled in the institute. The institute believes that the early years in the life of a child are of utmost importance and the programs at Erikson are devised to serve the wants of children.

Online Education at Erikson Institute

Each course has been developed by and is facilitated by professionals to the students.

Their online learning environment offers a highly personalized, interactive experience. Your peers and professors will be more than just faces on a screen. So, students can develop close and have collaborative relationships that last throughout their Erikson experience and long after.

The online learning environment is designed for the students to:

  • Take an active role in course discussions and lessons.

  • Be part of a supportive community of practice with a tradition of diversity.

  • Build and expand your professional network in an environment of shared purpose and passion.

Location & Contact

Address

451 N. LaSalle Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3127552250
Fax: 3127551672
Request Info

Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

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Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

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SAT Range

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ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

FALSE

High School GPA

Considered but not required

Accept Common App

FALSE

For over 50 years, Erikson has served as a distinguished source of graduate education, professional training, and so on. When it comes down to enrollment of students in Master's degree and graduate certificate programs, and doctoral programs, there are certain criteria that applicants need to fulfill.

Erikson supports the DACA or the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which is an immigration policy that aims to protect eligible immigrant youngsters, who came to the United States as children, from deportation.

As per the information provided in the official site, Erikson is need-blind and separate from the financial aid award process. For more information, interested students can look up the details provided on the Admissions page or contact the Institute at admission@erikson.edu

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

Average Annual Cost

$21,800

According to the previous academic year, the average annual cost to attend Erikson was estimated at $21,800. Meanwhile, the cost of books and supplies came up to $600.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

NA

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

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Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

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Faculty Overview

16%

Male Professors

84%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Student Body

Undergraduate Students

NA

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

N/A

Full-time

N/A

Part-time

N/A

Students Gender

Male

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US National: 44%

Female

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US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

0% White

0% Unknown

0% Black

FALSE% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

0%

Out Of State

0%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

N/A

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

Not applicable

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

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Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

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School Colors

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Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

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Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The students at EI have an incredible breadth to learn and turn into change-makers. Since the campus life of students assumes a fundamental part in their development and improvement, students at EI are encouraged to invest their energy in learning and developing themselves. There are around 3% male and 97% female students enrolled at the university.

Financial Aid

Scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study options are available to the students who are in need of financial aid.

Students are required to fill in the FAFSA form and get their Student Aid Report to determine eligibility.

Erikson Institute federal school code is G35103.

  • Federal Aid includes TEACH Grant, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loans.

  • Institutional Aid consists of Barbara Bowman Fellowship In Early Education And Social Justice, Harris Scholarship, Cari B. Sacks Scholarship, Barbara T. Bowman Scholarship, and a few more.