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Hilbert College

Hamburg, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate81%
Acceptance Rate81%

About Hilbert College

Hilbert College Overview

Hilbert College is a private, religious school in a suburban setting in Hamburg, New York. Hilbert College was founded in 1957 and enrolls 746 undergrads and no graduate students. Hilbert College offers on-campus housing for up to 304 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 20% of students spend their weekends on campus.

Student Activities at Hilbert College

Interested in music or performing? At Hilbert College you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Hilbert College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Hilbert College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Hilbert College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Hilbert College on the Student Life page.

2022 Hilbert College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 81%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.2
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 43%
Tuition $24,435
Percent of Need Met 74%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $16,942

Is Hilbert College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how selective a university is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better view of what Hilbert College offers and if the college seems like the right college for you.

Hilbert College Acceptance Rate 2022

Hilbert College is not difficult to get into. The university admitted 81% of all applicants in 2021. Out of 968 applications received in 2022, 785 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Hilbert College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 71% of students who start at Hilbert College return for their second year of college. 50% of Hilbert College undergrads graduate within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Hilbert College Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Hilbert College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. 70% of graduates from Hilbert College recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Check with Hilbert College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Hilbert College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Hilbert College's endowment was valued at $7 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $6,520 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Hilbert College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Hilbert College meets 74% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Hilbert College full-time are awarded $16,942 a year in financial aid, on average.

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.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Hilbert College.

Based on this information, how does Hilbert College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Hilbert College a good school for you?

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Where is Hilbert College?

Hilbert College is located in the suburban setting of Hamburg, New York, in the suburbs of Buffalo.

If you would like to see Hilbert College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take New York State Thruway to Hamburg, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Buffalo-Niagara International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Hilbert College and Hamburg are like without leaving home.

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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.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Hilbert College ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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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

Not available


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 746 students enrolled at Hilbert College. 96% 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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