Hiram College

Overview


Acceptance Rate
64%
Acceptance Rate by Gender
Percent of Applicants
SAT Score Range
863 - 1045
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 1600
ACT Score Range
19 - 25
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 36
Tuition & Fees
$34,300
Average Salary in 10 Years
$46,900

Note: 10 years after enrolling at Hiram College

Hiram College is located in Hiram, Ohio. It is a small private not-for-profit school and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has 1,210 undergraduate students enrolled and admission is somewhat selective as the acceptance rate is 63.5%.

Popular majors include Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Health Professions and Related Programs, Social Sciences, and Education. 56% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $36,300.

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About


Test Score Range


What test scores do you need to get into Hiram College?
SAT Score Range
863 - 1045
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 1600
ACT Score Range
19 - 25
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 36
Median SAT Score
954
Out of 1600
Median ACT Score
22
Out of 36
SAT Score Breakdown
SAT Total Score Ranges
SAT Critical Reading Score Ranges
SAT Math Score Ranges
SAT Writing Score Ranges
ACT Score Breakdown
ACT Total Score Ranges
ACT English Score Ranges
ACT Math Score Ranges

SATs or the ACTs?


Should you take the SATs or the ACTs?
Students Submitting SATs
21%
Students Submitting ACTs
68%

A lot more students take the ACTs than the SATs.

Admissions


Hiram College has around 2,761 applicants.

Of the students admitted, 15% decide to enroll at Hiram College. This is the admissions yield. A higher admisssions yield means students want to attend the school. A lower one means that they decided to attend another school.

Out of the 2,761 applicants 64% are men and 36% are women. This means that for every 100 male applicants, there are 55 women, or for every 100 female applicants, there are 181 men.

Hiram College's acceptance rate is 63.5%. The acceptance rate for men is 58.8% and the acceptance rate for women is 72.1%.

Applicants


Who applies to Hiram College?
Number of Applicants
2,761
Number of Applicants per Spot
11
per spot
Male Applicants
64%
Female Applicants
36%

Acceptance Rate


Getting into Hiram College
Hiram College Acceptance Rate
63.5%
Getting in
Selective
Male Acceptance Rate
58.8%
Female Acceptance Rate
72.1%

School Popularity


Do Students Want to Go to Hiram College?
Hiram College Admissions Yield
15%
of accepted students choose to go to Hiram College
Male Admissions Yield
13%
Female Admissions Yield
18%

Application


Graduation Rate


Graduation Rate
56%
within 6 years
Men Graduation Rate
44%
Women Graduation Rate
68%
Undergrad Graduation Rate
Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Cost


Can you afford to attend Hiram College?
Average Cost After Financial Aid
$25,614
for one year

Source: Dept. of Education
Published Tuition & Fees
$34,300
Excludes housing

Source: Dept. of Education
Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$43,189
per year
In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$43,189
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?
Median Student Debt
$27,000

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
How much will you pay each month?
$287
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of Hiram College would expect to pay over 10 years.
Will you be able to pay off your debt?
57%
of students are able to pay down debt 3 years after graduation

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

Hiram College Financial Aid
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%
of students

Source: Dept. of Education
Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan
73%
of students

Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at Hiram College you can visit www.hiram.edu/finaid/.

Hiram College Tuition and Room & Board
Out-of-State Tuition
Total Cost: $43,189
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
In-State Tuition
Total Cost: $43,189
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Career & Salary


How much money will you make after graduating from Hiram College?

Hiram College students, on average, make $46,900 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 7% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Hiram College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Hiram College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
How much will your income increase each year?
6.6%
in early to mid-career

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Hiram College.
Median Earnings of Students from Hiram College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Hiram College.
Male Students: Average Earnings from Hiram College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Hiram College.
Female Students: Average Earnings from Hiram College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Hiram College.
Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Hiram College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Hiram College.

Return on Education


What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Hiram College? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
1.1x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Hiram College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Hiram College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
1.0x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Hiram College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Hiram College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
Tuition vs. Earnings
Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.

Teaching


Student-Faculty Ratio
10
students per faculty
Average Professional Salary
$64,977
for full-time professors
Salary Group: Medium-Low

Graduate School


Can you go to grad school at Hiram College?
Yes
Highest degree: Master's degree

Students


Undergraduate Focus
99%
Undergrads
1,210
Total Students
1,221
undergrads and grad students
Part-Time Students
14%
Students over 25
17%
Student Median Household Income
$63,947
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017)

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau

Student Diversity


Who will be your classmates?
Women
54%
of undergraduates
Men
46%
of undergraduates
Are there more men or more women?
Slightly More Women

Hiram College has slightly more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 85 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 117 women.

International Students
2%
of undergraduates
Undergraduate Student Diversity at Hiram College
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Student Age
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Where are Students from?
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
What do students at Hiram College study?
Hiram College Popular Majors
Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Hiram College are:

  1. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  2. Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  3. Health Professions and Related Programs
  4. Social Sciences
  5. Education
Approximately 71% of students choose to study one of these majors.

Student Satisfaction


Will you be happy at Hiram College?
Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate
70%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Hiram College has a retention rate of 70% for full-time undergrads, which is neither high nor low.

Transfers


Undergraduate Transfers
84
7% of undergraduates
Transfer In Rate
Medium-Low

Hiram College has around 84 students who transfer into the school each year. This is somewhat low at approximately 7% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Hiram College as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Politics in Ohio


Presidential Election Results of 2016
Republican

Politically, Ohio tends to be Somewhat Republican. In the 2016 Presidential election, 43% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 51% voted for the Republican party, and 3% voted for neither.

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Return on Education
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