Hilbert College 1

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5200 S. Park Avenue

Hamburg, NY 14075-1597

Phone: (716) 649-7900
2012-2013 Tuition
tuition and fees
Sep. 1
application deadline

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U.S. News Rankings

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U.S. News rank Category Name
#46 Overall Score: 21 out of 100. Regional Colleges (North)

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Hilbert College is a private institution that was founded in 1957. It has a suburban setting and the campus size is 47 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Hilbert College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), 46. Its tuition and fees are $19,440 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

A private four-year institution in the Catholic, Franciscan tradition, Hilbert encourages personal and organizational change through vision and hope, and creates a meaningful, unique undergraduate educational experience based in the liberal arts. Hilbert's challenging academic programs are taught by professors who bring in-depth theoretical and practical experience to the classroom, which is balanced with outstanding student internship opportunities. New academic concentrations have been added in family violence, forensic investigation, rehabilitation services, and sports management. Known for its law and justice programs, Hilbert's new economic crime investigation lab is one of only a few computer crime and forensic training labs for undergraduates in the country to give students hands-on training in the field.

General Information

School type private
Year founded 1957
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic (Franciscan)
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to Hilbert College, it's important to note the application deadline is September 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 4. The application fee at Hilbert College is $20. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 69.1 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity least selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 69.1% 4
Application deadline September 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 4

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Academic Life

The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 68 percent.

Class sizes N/A
Student-faculty ratio N/A 4
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

Hilbert College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.

Total enrollment N/A
Student gender distribution N/A
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA III

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Campus Info & Services

Hilbert College offers a number of student services including placement service and health insurance. Hilbert College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Hilbert College, 95 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Hilbert College.

Students who have cars on campus 95%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Tuition and fees $19,440 (2012-13)
Room and board $8,400 (2012-13)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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