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. The College was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s premier undergraduate honor society, in 1971.
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 also offers a master’s degree in interdisciplinary studies, undergraduate completion programs at three local community college sites and has two fully-online degrees .
Hiram College holds the following accreditation:
Higher Learning Commission
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Hiram College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://ccneaccreditation.org/)
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
The Education Department at Hiram College is nationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Individual licensure programs are approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education and the Early Childhood program is nationally recognized by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
Hiram College is authorized by:
- Ohio Department of Higher Education
Hiram College is an approved by:
SARA Institution in Ohio
- Hiram College has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.
Hiram College is recognized by:
- American Chemical Society