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Hiram College Welcomes Notre Dame College Students

Hiram College has partnered with Notre Dame College by signing a teach-out agreement to help current undergraduate students matriculate to Hiram through an expedited and seamless transfer process.  

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Centrally positioned between Cleveland, Akron, and Youngstown, Hiram College is a nationally recognized college in Ohio dedicated to excellence in higher education and focused on helping students learn, grow, and succeed. As a private college, Hiram offers a distinctive learning environment that facilitates close student-faculty interactions and experiential learning opportunities.

Read how Hiram’s accomplishments have led to growing recognition and placement among the nation’s top private colleges.

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Andrya Hanmore

ANDRYA HANMORE ’25 | Nursing Major


“The professors, administrators, and fellow students want you to succeed, and they will do everything in their power to make sure you are doing your best and are on track.”

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Hiram is boldly different, allowing you the opportunity to learn and grow. Learn more about what opportunities await you at one of the top small colleges in Ohio.

Centrally positioned between Cleveland, Akron, and Youngstown, Hiram College is a nationally recognized college in Ohio dedicated to excellence in higher education and focused on helping students learn, grow, and succeed. As a private college, Hiram offers a distinctive learning environment that facilitates close student-faculty interactions and experiential learning opportunities.

Read how Hiram’s accomplishments have led to growing recognition and placement among the nation’s top private colleges.


“I was encouraged to become involved on campus and met a very diverse network of people that I continue to connect with in my current career.”

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Hiram is boldly different, allowing you the opportunity to learn and grow. Learn more about what opportunities await you at one of the top colleges in Ohio.

Life at a Private College: Explore Hiram’s Campus

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The Unique Academic Experience at a Small, Private College Near Cleveland

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Undergraduate Majors

10:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

94%

Career Achievement Outcomes

Life at Hiram

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The 174th Hiram College Commencement
Congratulations to our 2024 graduates!
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Biological Field Stations
Our facilities offer students the ability rehabilitate wildlife, perform research, and maintain natural areas. Learn More
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Campus Involvement
From our 25+ registered organizations to numerous campus events throughout the year, there are many ways for students to get involved at Hiram. Learn More
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Athletics
Competing in the North Coast Athletic Conference, Hiram has 21 Division III athletic programs for both men and women. Learn More
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Residence Life
Living on campus at Hiram is an exciting experience you’ll remember for a lifetime. Learn more
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What Sets Us Apart from Other Colleges in Ohio? 

When students choose small liberal arts colleges for their education, they are choosing institutions that take pride in fostering connections and providing an unparalleled level of engagement and resources. At our private college near Akron and Youngstown, students gain all of that and more.

The students who come to our school are our top priority, and we are committed to helping them develop their skills so they can thrive in future careers. With a 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio, our students experience the unique level of student-faculty commitment that can only be found at a private college. Hiram combines this ideal student-to-faculty ratio with a range of majors and minors, and a plethora of real-world experience through internships and experiential learning opportunities.

Additionally, our 500-plus-acre biological field station offers students opportunities that can’t be found on most campuses, including caring for more than 30 onsite animal ambassadors, rehabilitating wildlife, engaging in field research, and maintaining several natural areas under the direction of faculty and professional staff. As you can see, when you join our small college in Ohio, you get the hands-on training you need to prepare yourself for the field.

A Range of Majors from Our Northeast Ohio Private College 

At Hiram, we offer 33 majors, 37 minors, numerous pre-professional concentrations, and two dual-degree opportunities. From nursing degrees to accounting degrees and beyond, we have varied programs that will appeal your interests and fulfill your career goals.

Students who graduate from private Ohio colleges like Hiram are well-equipped for career placement, and we’re proud to maintain a 95% rate of employment after graduation among our alumni. Hiram also provides a number of internship and field station opportunities for our students, as we recognize the importance of such undertakings, and we promote the value of real-life, hands-on learning opportunities and experiences. 

Campus Life at a Small, Private College Near Akron, Ohio

Hiram College is nestled in the quiet town of Hiram, Ohio, allowing students to enjoy the picturesque views and easygoing pace than an archetypal college town offers. Campus life at our eclectic liberal arts college provides students with a home away from home, but we are also conveniently centrally located between Akron, Youngstown, and Cleveland, Ohio. Our small Ohio college’s close proximity to these major cities gives students the opportunity to get away on the weekends, take some exciting day trips, and visit a host of great restaurants, shops, museums, concert halls, and so much more!

Best yet, Hiram College offers a wide range of sports, clubs, and organizations, and we encourage students to be involved in campus activities and functions. The field station also hosts a variety of events throughout the year aimed at getting all students involved in environmental outreach, learning about native wildlife, and campus sustainability. These are merely some of the ways our Cleveland-area private college seeks to engage and inspire our students.

Come Visit Our Private College in Ohio!

Want to see our small, private college near Youngstown for yourself? We’d be happy to have you! We offer a range of opportunities that allow prospective students to see all that Hiram can offer, so be sure to review our options and select the one that’s the best fit for you!

  • On-campus visits – We provide both weekday and Saturday campus visits onsite that can be personalized just for you! We’re also happy to host high school or community groups as well!

  • Virtual visits – Unable to get away but still wanting to connect with Hiram? Try a virtual visit via Zoom, with sessions also offered on weekdays and Saturdays.

  • Accepted student days – Have you already been accepted to our private college in Ohio? Come by for a day or as part of an overnight experience to get a sense of everything that’s in store for you!

  • Open houses – Hiram is also proud to hold numerous open houses throughout the year where prospective and future students can meet current students on a tour, learn about academics and athletics, explore our lovely campus, and more!

To find event times and to register, be sure to head over to our campus visitation page.

Become a Highly Employable, Good Citizen of the World with Hiram College

We strive to provide our students with the education and tools they need to reach their personal and professional goals. We work closely and diligently with each of our students to ensure that they are given every opportunity for meaningful and impactful development. 

Your search for colleges in Ohio that offer a hands-on approach to education, a balanced campus life, and challenging and engaging courses ends here. Choosing our northeast Ohio liberal arts college means choosing a path of growth on an educational journey to become a highly employable, good citizen of the world.

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