Chances of getting into Hiram College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
57.6%
Admission Difficulty for Hiram College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Hiram and can I get accepted? The school has a 58% acceptance rate ranking it #18 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,548 out of 2,687 applicants were admitted making Hiram a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Hiram College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Hiram SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
930-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
26%
SAT Scores for Hiram College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 930
SAT Scores for Hiram College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1060

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

Hiram College typically requires applicants to be in the top 73 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 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 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #37 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 26 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Hiram College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1190 and Above Good >70%
1060 to 1190 Avg + 58%-70%
930 to 1060 Avg - 45%-58%
800 to 930 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 800 Low <32%
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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 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Hiram College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
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 #40 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Hiram College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >72%
21 to 25 Avg + 58%-72%
18 to 21 Avg - 47%-58%
15 to 18 Reach 36%-47%
Less than 15 Low <36%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You will need about average high school grades to get into Hiram College. 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 58% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

Hiram College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,023 1,664 2,687
Accepted 724 824 1,548
Acceptance Rate 71% 50% 58%
Enrolled 125 108 233
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 13% 15%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
132

Applicants have 132 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Hiram before the Aug 15 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 2 May 15
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 13 Jun 23
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Hiram College and what considerations affect 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 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

58% of those who apply are granted admission to Hiram. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 930 and 1190. 26% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

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.