Hiram College is a private, liberal arts learning institution located in Hiram, Ohio. Founded in 1850 by a member of the Disciples of Christ Church, Amos Sutton Hayden, the college, since its inception, has nonetheless remained non-sectarian and educates everyone who qualifies for entry regardless of gender, race or religion.
Quite known for its unique academic calendar made up of two 15-week semesters further broken down into two sessions – 12-weeks of academic courses and 3 weeks of a single intensive course, and its emphasis on an extensive study abroad program, Hiram College is further appreciated for its Tuition Guarantee system which provides students the guarantee that their tuition will not increase between the time they enroll on the first year all the way until their fourth year.
Although Hiram is primarily a liberal arts undergraduate college, it nonetheless maintains a modest graduate program. It offers a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and a Master of Arts in interdisciplinary studies. Pre-professional degree programs in business, dentistry, law, medicine, optometry, podiatry, seminary, and veterinary medicine are also offered.
Cost of tuition for academic year 2009-2010 is US$26,435 for full-time students. Part-time students and those enrolled in graduate programs pay per credit hour depending on the courses chosen. Since on-campus housing is available, students can apply for this and pay an additional fee of US4,095 minimum, depending on housing facility chosen and US$2,305 per semester for meals.
For more information about admissions, financial aid or online learning opportunities such as distance education degree programs and online classes, please contact Hiram College.