Hiram College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$25,500
2% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$19,384
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.27%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
93.1%
1,896 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,018
69.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
52.7%
109 Graduates

About

Hiram College is a higher education institution located in Portage County, OH. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Hiram College were Registered Nursing (23 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (22 degrees), and Accounting & Finance (20 degrees).

In 2022, 221 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Hiram College. 55.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (136 degrees), 3.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (40 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Hiram College is $25,500, which is $−2,830 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Hiram College is $25,500, which is $−2,830 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,384.

In 2022, 61% of undergraduate students attending Hiram College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 50% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$25,500
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Hiram College was $25,500. The cost of tuition at Hiram College is $−2,830 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$19,384
2022 Value
12.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Hiram College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,384. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Hiram College grew by 12.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,842
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Hiram College was of $9,842 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.08% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of books and supplies increased by 14.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
50%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

61% of undergraduate students at Hiram College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 21.8% with respect to 2021, when 78% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.27%
2019 Default Rate
8
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Hiram College was 2.27%, which represents 8 out of the 352 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Hiram College received 1,896 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 1.39% annual growth. Out of those 1,896 applicants, 1,766 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 93.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,018 students enrolled at Hiram College in 2022.

Hiram College has an overall enrollment yield of 10.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

93.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,766
Accepted Out of 1,896

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Hiram College was 93.1% (1,766 admissions from 1,896 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 93.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 1.39%, while admissions grew by 1.09%..

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Enrollment

Hiram College had a total enrollment of 1,018 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Hiram College is 704 students and the part-time enrollment is 314. This means that 69.2% of students enrolled at Hiram College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Hiram College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.8% White, 7.76% Black or African American, 7.17% Hispanic or Latino, 1.77% Two or More Races, 0.393% Asian, and 0.0982% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Hiram College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (25.2%), followed by White Male (21.7%) and Black or African American Male (5.64%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (23.1%), followed by White Male (23.1%) and Black or African American Male (15.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

69.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Hiram College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,018 students. The full-time enrollment at Hiram College is 704 and the part-time enrollment is 314. This means that 69.2% of students enrolled at Hiram College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Hiram College was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Hiram College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    426 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    79 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    73 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Hiram College is 41.8% White, 7.76% Black or African American, 7.17% Hispanic or Latino, 1.77% Two or More Races, 0.393% Asian, and 0.0982% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 407 students (40%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 23 more women than men received degrees from Hiram College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Hiram College is white (136 degrees awarded). There were 3.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (40 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Hiram College is Registered Nursing (23 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (22 degrees) and Accounting & Finance (20 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Hiram College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Biology (30 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (16 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hiram College are Physicians (463,338 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (421,256 people), Other managers (409,176 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (316,510 people), and Postsecondary teachers (276,302 people).

The most specialized majors at Hiram College in 2022 are Biology (30 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (16 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees), English (5 degrees), and Social Sciences (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hiram College are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Hiram College are Biology (30 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (16 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees), English (5 degrees), and Social Sciences (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hiram College are Elementary & secondary schools (755,083 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (703,265 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (649,753 people), Legal services (342,742 people), and Computer Systems Design (303,059 people).

The most specialized majors at Hiram College are Biology (30 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (16 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees), English (5 degrees), and Social Sciences (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Hiram College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 23 degrees awarded
  2. 22 degrees awarded
  3. 20 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Hiram College was Registered Nursing with 23 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

99
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
122
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 99 degrees were awarded to men at Hiram College, which is 0.811 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (122).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 13 degrees were awarded to men at Hiram College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.44 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Hiram College in Registered Nursing, which is 1.88 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%
100% Completion Time
50%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 41% of students graduating from Hiram College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Hiram College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 16.5% of graduates (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    136 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    40 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Hiram College is white (136 degrees awarded). There were 3.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (40 degrees).

8.14% of degree recipients (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    80 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    56 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Hiram College is white female (80 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (56 degrees).

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Operations

Hiram College has an endowment valued at nearly $60.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−14.7%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Hiram College had a total salary expenditure of 38.5M. Hiram College employs 30 Associate professors, 18 Assistant professors and 11 Professors. Most academics at Hiram College are Female Associate professor (16), Male Associate professor (14), and Male Assistant professor (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hiram College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 35 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 20 employees, and Management with 19 employees.

Endowment

$60.9M
2022 Endowment
30.7%
decline from 2021

Hiram College has an endowment valued at about $60.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Hiram College declined 30.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.7M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$12.7M
2022 Salaries
4.51%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Hiram College paid a median of $12.7M in salaries, which represents 33.1% of their overall expenditure ($38.5M) and a 4.51% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.94M
Instructional Salaries
66
Number of Employees

In 2022, Hiram College paid a total of $3.94M to 66 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
30 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
35 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Hiram College were Associate professor with 30 employees, Assistant professor with 18 employees, and Professor with 11 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hiram College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 35 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 20 employees, and Management with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Hiram College was Female Associate professor with 16 employees, Male Associate professor with 14 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 10 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Hiram College.

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