Our Eclectic Scholars study in diverse academic fields and follow a variety of passions, but all are actively engaged in the energy of Hiram College. We encourage Scholars to grow during their years through leadership in areas like Student Senate, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, athletic teams, clubs, peer mentoring and teaching. The Eclectic Honors program will help you become the person you want to be. What will you bring to the community of Eclectic Scholars?
As an Eclectic Scholar, you can take your experiences and opportunities for academic enrichment, professional development and interdisciplinary discourse to the new heights. Some of those perks include:
Honors housing learning community
An honors lounge
Hiram prides itself on looking at the whole student and has no hard GPA requirement for the Eclectic Scholars Honors Program even though GPA is considered. The following credentials are recommended:
Make sure you apply for the Honors program after submitting their Hiram College application. After you apply, you’ll interview with a faculty representative of the Honors program.
Western Reserve Eclectic Institute (now Hiram College) was founded in 1850. The Eclectic Institute was named as such to demonstrate that it would not follow any one mold, but remain free to choose an educational model demanded by the times. Hiram has always recognized the need to prepare students for diverse careers.
“From this place would go forth men of ample moral and mental growth to fill stations of honor and usefulness in all departments of social life.”