Located in northeast Ohio near Cleveland and Akron, Hiram College offers close to 40 undergraduate degree programs, pre-professional concentrations, and dual-degree programs, and is now accepting international student applications through Shorelight. Hiram College takes pride in creating a tight-knit community atmosphere through their campus culture and small class sizes. Hiram is dedicated to fostering an environment of growth and success through committed professors, resume-building experiences, and practical learning opportunities.
Why Apply to Hiram?
Feel right at home — Upon arrival, students are matched with an International Peer Assistant who will guide them in adjusting to their new life. The college also offers an orientation class called “Making Connections” that helps students navigate changes and find new activities on and off campus. The Family Friendly Program pairs international students with trusted community members who become an indispensable local support network for students.
Experience innovative learning — The Hiram Plan is the college’s unique and flexible 12-3 semester structure, consisting of 12 weeks of traditional coursework, a one-week break, followed by a three-week single intensive course. The three-week course can include independent research with a professor, paid internships, and study away/study abroad opportunities.
Study at a top-rated school — Hiram College, included in Colleges of Distinction’s national and state lists for 2022-2023, has also been ranked #13 best overall, #3 best value, and #10 Top Performer for Social Mobility among Midwest Regional Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.
Accolades for Hiram College
U.S. News & World Report, 2023
#13 - Regional Colleges Midwest
#6 - Best Undergraduate Teaching
#3 - Best Value Schools
#10 - Top Performer on Social Mobility among regional colleges in the Midwest
Nursing Schools Almanac, 2022
Best Nursing Schools
Colleges of Distinction
Colleges of Distinction - National
Ohio Colleges of Distinction
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
2022 Transfer Honor Roll - one of 171 US colleges and universities
One of only 10% of colleges and universities to be awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, the oldest and most prestigious academic honor society in the United States
Hiram College’s Degree Programs for International Students
School of Health, Education, Sustainability, and Society
Scarborough School of Business and Communication
Accounting and Financial Management
Esports and Gaming Administration
At Hiram College, international students create connections and develop their skills through experiential and engaging learning opportunities that lead to advancement in their professional careers!