Resources › For Students and Parents Hilbert College Admissions Costs, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Graduation Rates & More Share Flipboard Email Print For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated October 02, 2017 Hilbert College Admissions Overview: Hilbert College is test-optional, meaning that applicants are not required to submit ACT or SAT scores as part of their applications. The school has an acceptance rate of 81%, making it generally accessible to interested students. Along with an application and transcript, prospective students are encouraged to submit letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and a resume. Admissions Data (2016): Hilbert College Acceptance Rate: 81%Hilbert College has test-optional admissionsTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -What's a good SAT score?ACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -What's a good ACT score? Hilbert College Description: Located in Hamburg, NY (just south of Buffalo), Hilbert College was established in 1957 by the Franciscan Sisters of St. Joseph. Hilbert offers 16 Bachelor degree programs--including accounting, criminal justice, paralegal studies, human services, and forensic science. The school's academics are supported by a 11 to 1 student / faculty ratio, allowing students individualized attention and a unique learning experience. Hilbert also hosts an honors program, available to its top students in all fields. There are a number of student activities to choose from, ranging from honor societies, to athletics, to drama and art clubs, to academic organizations. On the athletic front, the Hilbert College Hawks compete in the NCAA Division III Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference. The school fields 13 sports, including men's and women's basketball, golf, lacrosse, soccer, and volleyball. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 866 (809 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 44% Male / 56% Female91% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $21,300Books: $750 (why so much?)Room and Board: $9,600Other Expenses: $800Total Cost: $32,450 Hilbert College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 100%Loans: 76%Average Amount of AidGrants: $11,384Loans: $8,146 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, Business Administration, Psychology Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 72%Transfer Out Rate: 35%4-Year Graduation Rate: 38%6-Year Graduation Rate: 43% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Track and Field, Baseball, Golf, Lacrosse, Cross CountryWomen's Sports: Basketball, Softball, Volleyball, Track and Field, Soccer, Lacrosse, Cross Country Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics Hilbert and the Common Application Hilbert College uses the Common Application. These articles can help guide you: Common Application essay tips and samplesShort answer tips and samplesSupplemental essay tips and samples If You Like Hilbert College, You May Also Like These Colleges: Cazenovia College: Profile Alfred University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphNiagara University: Profile SUNY Fredonia: Profile University of Albany: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSUNY Oswego: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphPace University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphKeuka College: Profile Hobart & William Smith College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSt. John Fisher College: ProfileBinghamton University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphIthaca College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Hilbert College Mission Statement: mission statement from https://www.hilbert.edu/about-hilbert/mission-vision "Hilbert College is an independent institution of higher learning that embraces its Catholic Franciscan heritage and values. Students from diverse backgrounds are educated in liberal arts and professional programs to become informed citizens committed to serving and strengthening their communities."