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Hiram College

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Established in 1850, the Hiram College is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Hiram (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Ohio. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Hiram College (Hiram) is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Reformed religion. Hiram College (Hiram) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 173-year-old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this US higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Hiram also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Hiram College's Control Typeprivate


Hiram College's Entity Typenon-profit


Hiram College' Size by Total Enrollmentvery small-sized


Hiram College's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Acronym Hiram
Founded 1850
Motto Fiat Lux
Let there be light
Colours Red and blue
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University Location

Address Hinsdale Hall, Third Floor, Garfield Road
44234-0067 Ohio
United States
Hiram College's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Hiram College Phone Number +1 (330) 569 3211
Hiram College Fax Number +1 (330) 569 5944

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Hiram College's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Hiram College's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Hiram College's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Hiram College.

Hiram College: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
25,000-29,999 US$
(22,780-27,340 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
25,000-29,999 US$
(22,780-27,340 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Hiram College's admission information.

Hiram College's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Hiram College's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Hiram College a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Hiram College's acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.

Admission Requirements Admission Requirements

  • Secondary school GPA is required
  • Secondary school rank is considered but not required
  • Secondary school record is required
  • Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
  • Recommendations are considered but not required
  • Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
  • Admission test scores are required
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is considered but not required
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) is neither required nor recommended

Source: IPDES

Hiram College's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

International students seeking admission to Hiram College should take note of the following requirements:

  • Credential Evaluation of Secondary School Transcript by any NACES. Transcripts without a credit evaluation will not be accepted unless the student has secondary school transcripts from a regionally accredited international school or a high school in the United States.
  • TOEFL, IELTS, ACT, SAT, PTE, Duolingo, or SAKAE. A qualifying score in either exam is required to determine English proficiency.
  • Completed Certification of Finances and Affidavit of Sponsorship with supporting documents (not required for U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents).

Hiram College's Admission Office Admission Office

Teachout Price Hall Box 96
Hiram 44234
(330) 569 5169

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Hiram College.

Hiram College's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Hiram College has an enrollment range of 1,000-1,999 students making it a very small-sized institution.

Hiram College's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 50-99 academic employees (Faculty).

Hiram College's Control Type Control Type

Hiram College is a private higher education institution.

Hiram College's Entity Type Entity Type

Hiram College is a non-profit higher education institution.

Hiram College's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Rural setting.

Hiram College's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Hiram College's Disabled Students Friendliness Disabled Students %

This institution has a high percentage of disabled students making it particularly disability-friendly.

Hiram College is Christian-Reformed Religious Affiliation

Hiram College has a Christian-Reformed affiliation (Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) - www.disciples.org).

Carnegie Classification


The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for categorizing colleges and universities in the United States...

The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.

Carnegie Classification

uniRank provides below the official Hiram College's Carnegie classification.

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Postbaccalaureate: Single program-Other

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Hiram College's main facilities:

Hiram College's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Hiram College's Library

Hiram College's library does not have any external branch. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2021 the library reported 211,944 physical volumes, 23,943 physical media, 177,563 digital/electronic media and 271 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 7 full-time employees, including 2 librarians. Hiram College's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source: IPDES.

Hiram College's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

In particular, the Hiram College provides on-campus housing and the total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 690 students in the 2021 academic year. Source: IPDES.

Hiram College's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Hiram College offers a wide range of sport activities and facilities for both men and women. The programs include:

Men's Programs

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Swimming & Diving
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Women's Programs

  • Basketball
  • Cheer & STUNT
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming & Diving
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Hiram College's main services:

Hiram College's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Hiram College offers financial aid opportunities, including the Global Scholarship program, which is available to international students. To qualify for this scholarship, international students must submit all required admission documents.

The Admission staff assesses all applicants for Global Scholarships based on their academic achievements and extracurricular involvement. These scholarships can provide financial support ranging from $8,000 to $10,000 per year and are renewable for up to four years.

Hiram College's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Hiram College's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

In particular, this institution offers some programs fully via distance education at the undergraduate level Source: IPDES.

Hiram College's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Hiram College's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Hiram College's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Hiram College is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Higher Learning Commission

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Hiram College's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • American Chemical Society
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
  • Ohio Board of Nursing
  • Ohio Board of Regents
  • Ohio Department of Education

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Hiram College's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Hiram College 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some Hiram College's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

Hiram College's Facebook page Hiram College's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Hiram College's X (formerly Twitter) page Hiram College's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Hiram College's YouTube channel Hiram College's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Hiram College's Instagram page Hiram College's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Hiram College's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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