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Hiram, Ohio

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Chances of getting into Hiram College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
59.7%
Admission Difficulty for Hiram College
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Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into Hiram and can I get accepted? The school has a 60% acceptance rate ranking it #21 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,691 out of 2,834 applicants were admitted making Hiram a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 72 percent. Hiram College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Hiram College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hiram SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
860-1153
Applicants Submitting SAT
26%
SAT Scores for Hiram College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 430
SAT Math 25th 430
SAT Composite 25th 860
SAT Scores for Hiram College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 573
SAT Composite 75th 1153
Average SAT Score 1010

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Hiram College?

Hiram College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 83 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 860 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 710. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1010 out of 1600. The school ranks #44 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 26 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Hiram College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1153 and Above Good >72%
1006 to 1153 Avg + 60%-72%
860 to 1006 Avg - 47%-60%
714 to 860 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 714 Low <34%
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Hiram ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
74%
ACT Scores for Hiram College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Hiram College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Hiram?

Admission data indicates that Hiram regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #39 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 74 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Hiram College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Hiram College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >73%
21 to 25 Avg + 60%-73%
18 to 21 Avg - 49%-60%
15 to 18 Reach 38%-49%
Less than 15 Low <38%
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Hiram GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.24*
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Hiram College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Hiram. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Hiram College was 3.24 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #34 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Hiram accepts 60% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.24 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Hiram College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,174 1,660 2,834
Accepted 832 859 1,691
Acceptance Rate 71% 52% 60%
Enrolled 121 107 228
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 12% 13%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Mar 15, 2021
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 15, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Hiram College is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Hiram College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Hiram College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Hiram College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=203128 IPEDS survey data for Hiram College.

FAQs

Does Hiram College prefer SAT or ACT?

26% of students submit their SAT scores to Hiram. 74% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Hiram College?

60% of those who apply are granted admission to Hiram. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Hiram College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 860 and 1153. 26% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Hiram College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 25. 74% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.