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About Hiram College

Hiram College is a private, nonprofit school located in the rural setting of Hiram, OH, less than an hour from Cleveland.

Founded in 1850, the institution currently enrolls around 1,110 students a year, including 1,091 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $72,700,000. For each full-time student, Hiram College spends about $8,281.

Admissions Facts About Hiram College

Acceptance rate: 93%

Average GPA: 3.39

Does not offer early decision.

Doesn't offer early action.

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Hiram College Acceptance Rate 2021

It is moderately difficult to get into Hiram College. Around 93 percent of all applicants to Hiram College are accepted each year. In 2021, Hiram College admitted 1,415 of the 1,524 people who applied.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.39 out of 4.0.

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

Is Hiram College a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

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, 66 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $45,000 a year. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $38,476 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 Hiram College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Hiram College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

11715 Garfield Road Hiram, OH 44234

Campus Setting: Rural

Hiram 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 Hiram College is Continuous processing.

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

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Hiram College ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 25

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 Hiram College is 21. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Hiram College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 25 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.

Hiram College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

880 - 1130


Math SAT Range

430 - 573


Reading SAT Range

430 - 580

Hiram College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Hiram College is like? There are approximately 1,284 students enrolled at Hiram College, including 1,267 undergraduate students and 17 graduate students. 64% 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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