How to Apply for Scholarships and Financial Aid
Step 1: Fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov as soon as possible after October 1st. Include Hiram’s FAFSA code, 003049, on your FAFSA to ensure Hiram receives your information.
Step 2: Apply for admission. A separate scholarship application is not required.
Step 3: Wait for the results. We mail an all-inclusive financial aid packet that will include your award letter and an estimated cost worksheet on an ongoing basis.
Tuition, Finances and Planning Information
Hiram College students can take advantage of our unique Tuition Guarantee, which ensures that tuition won’t increase from their first year to their senior year. Take a look at the cost of attendance below to help with your financial planning.
2016-2017 cost of attendance for new freshman and transfer students:
- Tuition $32,700
- Comprehensive Fee $1,600
- Room and Board $10,290
- Total $44,590
- Example of Hiram aid package* $23,267
- Example of NET COST after aid** $21,323
* A student’s state and federal aid and loan package may vary depending on family circumstances.
** Net cost example is the published cost minus the grant aid student received. Net cost represents what a student actually pays.
Fall 2016 Scholarships
|FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS||Trustee Scholarship||Full Tuition||Holistic application review|
|FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS||Presidential Scholarship||3/4 Tuition||Holistic application review|
|FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS||Deans Scholarship||$16,000||3.6 cumulative GPA and 26 ACT/1200 SAT (Critical Reading + Math)|
|FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS||Heritage Scholarship||$12,000||3.3 cumulative GPA and 23 ACT/1050 SAT|
|FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS||Hiram Scholarship||$8,000||3.0 cumulative GPA and 20 ACT/950 SAT|
|FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS||Terrier Scholarship||$1,000||Five winners selected from terrier-lovers’ photo/video submissions. Learn more.|
|AFFILIATION GRANTS||Activities Grant||Up to $6,000||Based on extracurricular accomplishment and community contribution. May not be combined with other scholarships|
|AFFILIATION GRANTS||Out of state Scholarship||Up to $3,000||Non-Ohio residency|
|AFFILIATION GRANTS||Disciples of Christ Grant||Up to $3,000||Member of Disciples of Christ|
|AFFILIATION GRANTS||Alumni Grant||Up to $3,000||Child or grandchild of Hiram graduate|
|AFFILIATION GRANTS||Legacy Award||Up to $1,000||Niece, nephew or cousin of Hiram graduate|
|AFFILIATION GRANTS||Sibling Grant||Up to $1,000||Brother or sister of concurrently enrolled student|
|AFFILIATION GRANTS||Arts Scholarship||Up to $1,000||Major in art, music or theatre arts|
|AFFILIATION GRANTS||Honors Scholarship||Up to $1,000||Admission into Honors Program|
|TRANSFER STUDENTS||Gold Transfer Scholarship||$16,000||3.5 cumulative GPA|
|TRANSFER STUDENTS||Silver Transfer Scholarship||$12,000||3.0 cumulative GPA|
|TRANSFER STUDENTS||Bronze Transfer Scholarship||$8,000||2.5 cumulative GPA|
|TRANSFER STUDENTS||Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship||$1,000||Member of Phi Theta Kappa|
|INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS||Global Scholarship||Varies||Holistic application review. May not be combined with other scholarships|
|2016-2017 SCHOLARSHIPS||UP TO||TYPICAL RECIPIENT CREDENTIALS|
For more information visit our Financial Aid site.