• Address: 451 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60654-4510

  • Phone Number: 312-755-2250

  • Website: https://www.erikson.edu/

About

Erikson Institute is a private, non-profit college, that was established in the year 1966. The institute is mainly for child development. The professionals were recognized for the need to work with families to analyze and research about the daily life and development. Through continuous effort, the institute has achieved growth and success.

The institution encourages complex as well as creative thinking that empowers adults to help children unleash their fullest potential.


Erikson Institute Online

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.


Erikson Institute Reviews

  • Yes, it is an accredited institution with a fine faculty. They will supply you with writing tutors and other forms of support.

  • The staff and professors make the learning environment smoothly. They are very helpful and easy to reach when students need them.

  • This college is supportive and provides high-quality teaching. They provide excellent facilities in terms of teaching, academics, research, and infrastructure.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Chicago, Illinois

FAFSA/Federal School Code

G35103

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Institutional Accreditation

HLC

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Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: https://www.erikson.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Accreditation

The institution is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission(HLC).

Campus Life

Erikson values diversity and actively seeks to recruit students, faculty, and staff that represent the cultural richness of broader society.

The college offer programs and advocacy on issues of cultural representation and empowerment, and also encourage dialogue on campus that leads to examination and understanding of cultural identities and their intersections.

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of events focused on issues of equity, community building, and social justice throughout the school year.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Total Population 269
Student Population Full Time: 64 Part Time: 205
Gender Division Male: 4 % Female: 96 %

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Erikson Institute offers 5 online programs across 2 Majors

Education

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Psychology

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Financial Aid and Scholarships

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 to avail these facilities. The FAFSA/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 few more.

 

Federal Aid

Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Unsubsidized loan $20,500 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loans $20,500 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
TEACH Grant Varies Undergraduate or Graduate. 3.25 CGPA. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Harris Scholarship Varies U.S. and international entering master’s degree students. Varies
Cari B. Sacks Scholarship Varies Fulltime students, U.S., and international entering on-campus master’s degree students. Varies
Barbara T. Bowman Scholarship Varies U.S. and international entering master’s degree students. Varies
Barbara Bowman Fellowship In Early Education And Social Justice Varies U.S. and international entering master’s degree students. Varies

Data Source: https://www.erikson.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Data Source: https://www.erikson.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Library

The Library and Learning Center is committed to supporting the educational, informational, research and service programs of Erikson Institute.

The library will foster a climate of service to the campus and community; impart skills that enhance academic success and lifelong learning; and provide facilities, equipment, and resources necessary for the successful performance of the Institute’s mission.

The Library is online and provides access to millions of academic, peer-reviewed full-text articles, journals, transcripts, audio, video and e-books.

Rankings

As per the US News, the college has received 174th rank in 'Social work'.

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