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Hiram College

Hiram, OH 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate93%
Acceptance Rate93%

About Hiram College

Hiram College Overview

Hiram College is a private, nonprofit school in the rural setting of Hiram, Ohio. Hiram College was founded in 1850 and the school currently enrolls around 1,354 students per year, including 1,315 undergraduate students. Hiram College offers on-campus housing for up to 690 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 80% of students spend their weekends on campus.

Student Activities at Hiram College

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Hiram College's theater groups.

Hiram College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

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

2022 Hiram College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 93%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.3
Tuition $25,500
Percent of Need Met 74.8%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $24,022

Is Hiram College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better view of what Hiram College offers and if the school seems like a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Hiram College

Hiram College is moderately difficult to get into. Around 93% of applicants get into Hiram College each year. Last year, 1,856 students applied to Hiram College and 1,734 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Hiram College

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

About 72% of students who start at Hiram College come back the next year. 53% of Hiram 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 Outlook Hiram College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Hiram College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. Within six months of graduating, 63% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Recent Hiram College grads have an average starting salary of $45,000 a year. The average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year, though these numbers vary widely by major.

Hiram 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.

Hiram College's endowment was valued at $88 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, Hiram College spends about $9,393 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Hiram College

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.

Hiram College meets 74.8% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Hiram College full-time are awarded $24,022 a year in financial aid, on average.

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

Some financial 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 be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Hiram College.

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

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Where is Hiram College?

Hiram College is located in the rural setting of Hiram, Ohio, less than an hour from Cleveland.

If you want to see Hiram College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Ohio Turnpike to Hiram, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Cleveland Hopkins International.

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

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College Info

11715 Garfield Road Hiram, OH 44234

Campus Setting: Rural

Hiram College Application Deadline

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Wondering what life at Hiram College is like? There are approximately 1,335 students enrolled at Hiram College, including 1,315 undergraduate students and 20 graduate students. 60% percent of students attend school full-time, 76% percent are from OH and 24% percent of students are from other states.


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