Hiram College

Why Hiram

Why Hiram

Hiram College is unlike anywhere else, and each student’s experience is distinct

Wherever your path takes you, a Hiram education ensures you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Choose from 29 majors and 38 minors to design an academic direction that supports your interests, passions, and goals.
  • Reach your goals outside the classroom by participating in our robust and active Division III athletics program.
  • Experience our 12+3 Hiram Plan that includes 12 weeks of regular classes and 3 weeks every semester of total immersion in a subject that interests you.
  • Gain real-world experience by participating in internships, study abroad, and faculty-guided research through Hiram Connect.
  • Experience personal academic attention in small classes and develop faculty relationships that will last a lifetime.
  • Study in a college that truly values environmental sustainability and provides practical learning opportunities at our 550-acre James H. Barrow Biological Field Station.
  • Kick-start your academic pathway with our direct-admittance nursing program, and partnerships with local medical schools for other health-related careers.
  • Capture, connect and reflect on life-changing ideas, feelings, images, and questions through Hiram’s Tech and Trek™ mobile technology program.

As a Hiram student, you won’t be just like everyone else. You’ll become a person who can
answer tough questions, solve complex problems, and communicate your ideas. You’ll excel in
your chosen field of study while acquiring the broad skills you need to make your mark on the
world, wherever you’re called to be.

Hiram Ranks

Hiram College has been ranked nationally and regionally for affordability and excellence in the liberal arts.

Phi Beta Kappa

One of only 13 percent of colleges nationwide with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most prestigious undergraduate honor society in the U.S.

U.S. News & World Report’s Best CollegesRanked #14 among Midwest Regional Colleges, #6 for Best Value and #5 for Social Mobility among Midwest Regional Colleges by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges.
Washington MonthlyRanked fourth among the best baccalaureate colleges in the country by Washington Monthly in 2019.
Colleges of DistinctionHiram College is recognized as a College of Distinction by national college rating guide, Colleges of Distinction for its high-impacteducation practices, highly-engaged students, quality education, vibrant community, and successful outcomes.
Forbes Top CollegesRecognized among the best colleges in the Midwest by the Princeton Review, in the 2020 edition of The Best Colleges and as one of Forbes Top Colleges for 2019.