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Welcome to Hiram College

Hiram is a coeducational liberal arts college of 1,200+ men and women located in the historic Western Reserve region of Ohio. Hiram is a nationally respected institution that offers students a distinct learning environment with an emphasis on close student-faculty interactions, international study experiences, and experiential learning environments.

Students come from 34 states and 25 countries and represent more than 25 different religions. Between 50-60 percent of the College's graduates go on to graduate school or professional school within five years of earning their degrees. The College was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's premier undergraduate honor society, in 1971.

80 percent of Hiram students live in the College's residence halls and eat their meals on campus. Newer College buildings are designed to complement Hiram's nineteenth century, distinguished Western Reserve architecture.

Hiram's Weekend College for adult learners was the first program of its kind in Ohio and enables students to earn their degree in four years by taking classes on alternate weekends. The College recently established a master's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies.

Hiram College holds the following accreditation:

  • Higher Learning Commission 
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Ohio State Department of Education
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • Ohio Board of Nursing approval
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Hiram College is recognized by:

  • American Chemical Society
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