Hilbert is a private, church-affiliated college. Founded in 1957, it adopted coeducation in 1969. Its 49-acre campus is located in the town of Hamburg, 10 miles from Buffalo.

Website: www.hilbert.edu/

Private
Co-ed
746
Undergraduate
Students
(55.4%) 413 Women
(44.6%) 333 Men
46
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
81% of 968 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.20
SAT Math
440-540 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
520 average
450-560 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
18-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$31,750
Tuition and Fees
$22,350
Room and Board
$9,350
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$16,942
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$19,613
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
38
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 31% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Hamburg Population
9,520
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Buffalo
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
31% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Hawk
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.4% Asian
6.1% Black/African-American
3.3% Hispanic/Latino
7.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
73.2% White
7.4% Unknown
International Students
0.5% from 2 countries
First-Year Students Returning
71.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
43.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
70%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is not required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 2 3
Foreign Language 1 2
Social Studies 3 4
History 2  
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Recommended Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
5200 South Park Avenue
City, State, Zip
Hamburg, NY 14075-1597
Phone
(716) 649-7900 x211
Fax
(716) 649-0702
E-mail
admissions@hilbert.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
81% of 968 applicants were admitted
Women
82% of 562 applicants were admitted
Men
80% of 406 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
217 (28%) of 785 admitted students enrolled
Women
109 (24%) of 460 admitted students enrolled
Men
108 (33%) of 325 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.20
3.75 and Above
8%
3.50 - 3.74
32%
3.25 - 3.49
20%
3.00 - 3.24
24%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
440-540 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
14%
Score of 500 - 600
45%
Score of 400 - 500
32%
Score of 300 - 400
8%
Score of 200 - 300
1%
SAT EBRW
520 average
450-560 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
12%
Score of 500 - 600
48%
Score of 400 - 500
29%
Score of 300 - 400
11%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
22 average
18-26 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
9%
Score of 24 - 29
23%
Score of 18 - 23
59%
Score of 12 - 17
5%
Score of 6 - 11
4%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$31,750
Tuition and Fees
$22,350
Room and Board
$9,350
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline December 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002735
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
165 (98.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
153 (92.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
152 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
29 (19.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$16,942
Need-Based Gift
Received by 152 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,668
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 128 (84.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,888
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 11 (7.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
12 (7.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,729

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
658 (96.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
599 (91.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
597 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
121 (20.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$15,839
Need-Based Gift
Received by 585 (98.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,962
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 478 (80.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,142
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 51 (8.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
65 (9.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,024

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
81%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$19,613
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Members of Minorities, Siblings of Current Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Human Services, General
  • Insurance
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Small Business Administration/Management
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Most Popular Disciplines
Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Business/marketing, Public administration and social services
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
38
Part-Time Faculty
66
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
24%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 31% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
146,674
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
146
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Hamburg Population
9,520
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Buffalo
Campus Size
40 acres

Weather

Temperature
17 average low in January, 75.3 average high in September
Rain
169 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Buffalo
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Buffalo

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
31% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
69%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Hawk
School Colors
Blue, white, and silver

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Bowling x      
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Golf     x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Track And Field x      
Volleyball x   x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Bowling x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf    
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Bowling    
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Track And Field    
Volleyball x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, football, golf, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, student government association, student business and accounting association, sadd, students in free enterprise (sife), criminal justice association
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
746
Women
413 (55.4%)
Men
333 (44.6%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
680
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.4% Asian
6.1% Black/African-American
3.3% Hispanic/Latino
7.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
73.2% White
7.4% Unknown
International Students.
0.5% from 2 countries
Average Age
22
All Graduate Students
46

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
71.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
43.7%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
50.2%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
49.5%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
70%
Average Starting Salary
70%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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