It’s college ranking season, and this year Hiram was mentioned by a number of institutions. Read on to find out more about the rankings we’ve earned so far. We’ll continue to add to this list as rankings become available.
- 144 out of 249 liberal arts colleges ranked based on contribution to the country
- 9 out of 249 liberal arts colleges in recruiting and graduating low-income students
Washington Monthly publishes a college guide each year, ranking schools based on what colleges are doing for the country, rather than academics alone. It takes into consideration three factors: social mobility, research and service learning.
- 168 out of 650 in America’s Top Colleges
Forbes.com ranks the country’s best undergraduate institutions each year, focusing on quality of teaching, great career prospects, graduation rates and low levels of debt. The rankings are prepared exclusively for Forbes by the Center for College Affordability and Productivity.
The Princeton Review
Hiram was named in two different rankings for Princeton:
- Among the Best 376 Colleges
- Among the Best in the Midwest, which names 153 schools in the Midwestern region of the U.S.
The Princeton Review rankings also rate the schools on a number of criteria, such as academics, campus quality of life, admissions selectivity, environmental consciousness, admissions selectivity and campus life. Each institution was rated on a scale of 60-99 points, with 99 being the best.
Hiram won a rating of 84 for academics, 76 for admissions selectivity, and 73 for campus life.
U.S. News & World Report
Hiram received two rankings from U.S. News & World Report
- 152 out of 240 schools listed in National Liberal Arts College Rankings
- 110 out of 267 schools listed in High School Counselor Rankings for liberal arts colleges
This is the first year U.S. News & World Report asked high school guidance counselors opinions as part of their yearly rankings, and Hiram placed very well. According to the institution, “There’s little doubt that high school counselors often have a considerable amount of firsthand knowledge about colleges and universities in their regions, and the experience and expertise needed to assess academic quality and give prospective students smart direction.”