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Hilbert College

Hamburg, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate81%

Hilbert College Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Hilbert College. The college admitted 81% of all applicants in 2021. Out of 968 applications received in 2023, 785 students were offered admission.

Consult with Hilbert College's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

Hilbert College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Hilbert College's admissions stats.

Hilbert College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 43%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 13%
Waitlist No

Hilbert College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Hilbert College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to Hilbert College?

Hilbert College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Hilbert College Admissions

How Difficult Is It To Get Admitted to Hilbert College?

Hilbert College is a not difficult school to get into. Hilbert College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Hilbert College accepted 81% of all applicants, about 785 of the 968 students who applied.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Hilbert College, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

Transferring to Hilbert College

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Hilbert College

Hilbert College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Hilbert College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Hilbert College

Curious about the factors that are considered by Hilbert College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Class Rank Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Application Essay Considered
Interview Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with Hilbert College for more information on admission factors.

Hilbert College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Hilbert College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Hilbert College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Other Requirements Immunization Records
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Hilbert College?

Students admitted to Hilbert College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Hilbert College has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 43% of Hilbert College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 13% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Hilbert College students scored 540 or higher and 75% of students scored 450 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Hilbert College students scored 560 or higher, and 75% scored a 450 or higher.

To be most competitive at Hilbert College, you should strive to earn between 18 and 26 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Hilbert College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Hilbert College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

More Information on Transferring to Hilbert College

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Hilbert College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Hilbert College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Hilbert College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Hilbert College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Hilbert College.

Does Hilbert College accept transfer credits?

✅ Hilbert College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Hilbert College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Hilbert College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Hilbert College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Hilbert College?

❌ No, Hilbert College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Hilbert College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Hilbert College is 81%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Hilbert College?

❌ Hilbert College does not offer early decision.

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Hilbert College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Hilbert College? Hilbert College is a less selective institution. The Hilbert College acceptance rate is 81%. This means that the institution accepts 81 out of every 100 applicants.


Hilbert College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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 SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

440 - 540


Reading SAT Range

450 - 560

Hilbert College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Hilbert College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.2. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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