Information for Parents

Choosing a college can be an exciting - and overwhelming - process for students and families alike. 

The Hiram Admission Office is committed to communicating with and providing information to families throughout the college search process. That committment continues through graduation day.

Explore this section of our site for answers to the most common questions from families and links to important information.

Hiram By the Numbers

  • 1,334 undergraduates
  • 25 percent in the top 10 percent of their class
  • 24 percent minority
  • From 35 states and 30 foreign countries

Hiram By the Numbers

  • 73 full-time faculty
  • 95 percent of hold the Ph.D. or other terminal degree
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
  • Average Class Size: 16 students
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Applying to Hiram

The college application process may leave your student wondering, "When should I ...?" Here are our suggestions for applying to Hiram.

  • Take ACT? Summer before senior year or early fall
  • Start college essay and get recommendations? 
    September/ October
  • Submit application and transcripts? By Thanksgiving
  • Start FAFSA? January 
  • Submit FAFSA? By Valentine's Day
  • Find out about financial aid package? By April 
  • Make my decision? April or May 
  • Pay my deposit? May 1, or as soon as you've made your decision