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Hiram College
Hiram, OH
Hiram, founded in 1850, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 110-acre campus is located in Hiram, 35 miles southeast of Cleveland.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,090
   Women 558 (51.2%)
   Men 532 (48.8%)
Graduate Students 24
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 54% of 2,521 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.27
SAT Math 484 average
433-525 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 486 average
430-520 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $46,225
  Tuition and Fees $33,040
  Room and Board $10,190
Average Percent of Need Met 95%
Average Freshman Award $17,172
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 79
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 30% of classes
10-19 students: 50% of classes
20-29 students: 17% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
Hiram Population 1,439
Nearest Metropolitan Area Cleveland
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 93% of freshmen, 79% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Terrier
Sororities 6% of women participate
Fraternities 1% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
15.2% Black/African-American
3.7% Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
60.9% White
15.5% Unknown
International Students 2.1% from 14 countries
First-Year Students Returning 70.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 54.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 71%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 16.0%