Hiram is a coeducational liberal arts college of 900 men and women located in the historic Western Reserve region of Ohio. Hiram is a nationally respected institution that offers students a distinct learning environment with an emphasis on close student-faculty interactions, international study experiences, and experiential learning environments.
Founded in 1850, Hiram College cherishes its heritage as an institution of academic excellence and rare distinction. Hiram's 900 students come from twenty-six states and twenty-three countries and represent more than twenty-five different religions.
Hiram College is recognized as a College of Distinction by national college rating guide, Colleges of Distinction for its high-impact education practices, highly-engaged students, quality education, vibrant community and successful outcomes. One of 13 percent of colleges nationwide with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most prestigious undergraduate honor society in the U.S. Ranked among the best liberal arts colleges in the country and as a Best Bang for the Buck in the Midwest by Washington Monthly in 2016. Recognized among the best colleges in the Midwest by the Princeton Review, in the 2017 edition of The Best 378 Colleges. Hiram College placed 149th in the 2017 S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. In Forbes list of America’s top 660 colleges for 2016, Hiram ranked the 119th top college in the Midwestand the 190th leading liberal arts university in the U.S.
Hiram College isn’t your stereotypical coeducational liberal arts college. It’s eclectic and energized. A compatibly diverse student body who prioritizes principles over parties, friends over flash, quirkiness over conformity.