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About Hilbert College

Hilbert College is a private, religous school located in the suburban setting of Hamburg, NY, less than an hour from Buffalo.

Founded in 1957, Hilbert College currently enrolls around 792 students a year, including 746 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Hilbert College's endowment was valued at $6,975,505 in 2021. For each full-time student, Hilbert College spends about $6,520.

Admissions Facts About Hilbert College

Acceptance rate: 81%

Average GPA: 3.2

Mean ACT score: 22

Does not offer early decision.

Doesn't offer early action.

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Hilbert College Acceptance Rate

It is slightly difficult to get into Hilbert College. Hilbert College accepts around 81 percent of applicants each year. Last year, 968 students applied to Hilbert College and 785 were admitted.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.2 out of 4.0. The mean ACT scores is 22.

Hilbert College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Hilbert College a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Hilbert College, around 71 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 213 students who started at Hilbert College as first-time freshman, 93 graduate within four years.

Hilbert College's six-year graduation for undergrads is 50 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 70 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $19,613 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Hilbert College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Hilbert College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

5200 South Park Avenue Hamburg, NY 14075-1597

Campus Setting: Suburban

Hilbert College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Hilbert College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Hilbert College is Continuous processing.

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Hilbert College ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 26

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Hilbert College is 22. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Hilbert College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Hilbert College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

440 - 540


Reading SAT Range

450 - 560

Hilbert College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Hilbert College is like? There are approximately 792 students enrolled at Hilbert College, including 746 undergraduate students and 46 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from NY and 5% percent of students are from other states.


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