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Colleges / Hiram College

Hiram College

Hiram, OH 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate93%

Hiram College Admissions

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.

If you are planning on applying to Hiram College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Hiram College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Hiram College's admissions stats.

Hiram College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 15%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Hiram College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Hiram College.

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

Applying Early to Hiram College?

Hiram College does not offer early decision or early action.

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

More on Hiram College Admissions

Transferring to Hiram College

For more information on transferring to Hiram College, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Hiram College

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

What's Most Important for Getting Into Hiram College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Hiram College

Wondering what factors are considered by Hiram 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
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered

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

Hiram College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Hiram College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Hiram 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
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.8
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Hiram College?

Students admitted to Hiram College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 63% submitted a class rank. At Hiram College 15% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 39% were in the top 25% and 69% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Hiram College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 14.4%
3.75 and 3.99 16.1%
3.50 and 3.74 14.8%
3.25 and 3.49 15.7%
3.00 and 3.24 17.8%
2.50 and 2.9 17%
2.00 and 2.49 4.2%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Hiram College directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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

Hiram College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Hiram College

Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

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

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Hiram College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Hiram College?

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

Does Hiram College accept transfer credits?

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

• CLEP subject tests

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

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

Do I have to submit test scores to Hiram College?

✅ Hiram College is not test optional.

What is Hiram College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Hiram College is 93%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Hiram College?

❌ Hiram College does not offer early decision.

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Hiram College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Hiram College? Hiram College is a somewhat selective institution. The Hiram College acceptance rate is 93%. This means that the institution accepts 93 out of every 100 applicants.


Hiram College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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.

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

Hiram College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Hiram College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Hiram College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.28. 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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