Colleges That Change Lives

Changing Lives. One Student at a Time.

Hiram College

"Concern for the student's personal as well as academic welfare is one of the qualities that makes Hiram such an exceptional college."
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  • Established in 1850, Hiram is a private, residential liberal arts college.
  • Hiram, Ohio is 35 miles southeast of Cleveland in the rolling hills of the beautiful Western Reserve region.
  • 110-acre campus lined with red brick buildings plus a 360-acre biology field research station located three miles from campus.
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W O R T H   N O T I N G
  • Hiram offers domestic and international study trips to numerous destinations on six continents. Whereas many smaller schools rely on programs offered through larger universities, Hiram faculty and staff coordinate trips through our own Study Abroad Office.
  • Known as the Hiram Plan, our academic calendar is comprised of two 15-week semesters divided into a 12-week traditional session and a 3-week session dedicated to a single course of study.
  • Hiram is pleased to offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. This unique program integrates the colleges stellar liberal arts and exceptional sciences programs with content from the discipline of nursing.
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F A C U L T Y   &   A C A D E M I C S
  • 73 full-time faculty; 95% of full-time faculty hold the most advanced degree in their field.
  • 31 majors and 40 minors
  • Dual-degree plan in engineering between Hiram and the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, or the School of Engineering at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Affiliated with the Washington Center, a Washington, D.C.-based independent nonprofit organization that offers academic seminars and internship opportunities to students interested in politics.
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C A M P U S   L I F E
  • Ninety percent of students live in campus housing and take part in 70 thriving clubs and organizations.
  • NCAA Division III, North Coast Athletic Conference, with 16 intercollegiate varsity sports for men and women.
  • Strong dedication to the Arts, with opportunities to participate in various musical, theatrical, and artistic endeavors.
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L I F E   A F T E R   C O L L E G E
  • Hiram alumni include James A. Garfield, 20th president of the United States; poet Vachel Lindsay; Bill White, former president of the National League of Baseball; Emmy winner Dave Bell Sr.; CNN news anchor Jan Hopkins, and Lance Liotta, chief of pathology at the National Cancer Institute.
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A C A D E M I C   P R O F I L E   O F   E N T E R I N G   C L A S S
  • 31% of incoming first-year students are in the top 10% of their class.
  • Median ACT score: 24
  • Average GPA: 3.4