Hilbert College
Hamburg, NY 14075-1597


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 866
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Students with disability 12%
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 304 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Hilbert College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 970 applications and 787 students were granted admission. Hilbert College is at the #79 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Hilbert College's tuition was $20,650 for all students regardless of residency (22.9% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Hilbert College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 55% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,464 (which is 1.5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Hilbert College in 2016-2017, was 97, which is 64% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $7,695 (which is 30.5% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Hilbert College has enrolled a total of 866 students (784 students full-time and 82 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 866 students, 87 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 809 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 57 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 2 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 74%

Black/African American: 7%

Two or more races: 7%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%

Hispanic: 4%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Asian: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Hilbert College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 42% 336
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 16% 131
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 11% 87
Legal Professions And Studies 6% 48
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 4% 28
Psychology 4% 28
Health Professions And Related Programs 3% 21
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 20
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 2% 14
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 1% 10

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Hilbert College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Hilbert College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,000. Last year, out of the total 510 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 479 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 540 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 475 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $30,000 $41,000
Employment Rate 94% 88%
Total Graduates 510 540

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Hilbert College.

Trocaire College
6.3 mile away
Christ the King Seminary
8.4 mile away
D'Youville College
10.8 mile away
Villa Maria College
11 mile away
Canisius College
11.9 mile away
Medaille College
12.1 mile away
Daemen College
14.6 mile away
Niagara University
28.6 mile away
Houghton College
40.6 mile away
St Bonaventure University
49.7 mile away