Hiram College Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

Hiram College
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Hiram College Admissions Overview:

With an acceptance rate of 54%, Hiram College's admissions are not highly competitive. Students with good grades and test scores have a good chance of being admitted. Students are required to submit scores from either the SAT or ACT as part of the application. Also, students are required to submit an application form, application fee, and high school transcripts. Materials that are not required (but strongly encouraged) include a writing sample, a supplemental form, and a personal interview. Check out their website for dates and deadlines, and feel free to contact the admissions office with any questions.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • HIram College Acceptance Rate: 54%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Hiram College Description:

Located 35 miles southeast of Cleveland, Hiram College is a private liberal arts college whose 110-acre main campus features attractive red-brick buildings. With a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio and average class size of 16, Hiram students often develop close relationships with their professors. Hiram College's calendar works on the "Hiram Plan" -- a 15-week semester divided into a 12-week session and a 3-week session in which students focus on a single class. Hiram College appears in Loren Pope's Colleges That Change Lives, and strengths in the liberal arts and sciences earned the school a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. In athletics, the Hiram College Terriers compete in the NCAA, within the Division III North Coast Atlantic Conference. Popular sports include football, baseball, swimming, softball, and track and field.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,114 (1,090 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 49% Male / 51% Female
  • 79% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $33,040
  • Books: $700 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,190
  • Other Expenses: $2,367
  • Total Cost: $46,297

Hiram College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 83%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $18,047
    • Loans: $7,836

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Education, Social Sciences

Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 70%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 54%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 61%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Baseball, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Golf, Lacrosse, Cross Country, Track and Field
  • Women's Sports: Golf, Swimming and Diving, Track and Field, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Basketball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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