The Value of a Hilbert Education
Many factors contribute to the college experience but we know what is important to you - your future.
Rankings & Earning Potential
According to Niche.com Hilbert College ranks high in many categories:
- 10th best residence halls in NYS | Top 15% in the nation
- 12th best college campuses in NYS
- 19st best college food in NYS
- Criminal Justice program is ranked in the Top 10% in the nation
The College ranks in the Top 10% nationally among private colleges according to a study by The New York Times
on mobility index. This measure speaks directly to the likelihood that a Hilbert student moved up two or more income quintiles. Additionally, Hilbert ranks in the Top 25% of all colleges (4,500 institutions) for ROI according to a study by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce
. These rankings are a testament to Hilbert’s Franciscan heritage and values-based education.
According to CollegeChoice.net, Hilbert is the 17th best college for criminal justice in the nation.
Cassidy '19 talks about how Hilbert helped harness her passion for service to others.
Located just 15 minutes south of downtown Buffalo and minutes from the Village of Hamburg, Hilbert's welcoming campus was ranked in the top 20 best campuses in NYS and 8th best residence halls in NYS in 2020.
Hilbert College has crafted a plan promoting a four-year college experience that will bolster student involvement and leadership potential –The Hilbert Blueprint.
The Hilbert Blueprint promotes a well-rounded student experience over four years. The ‘blueprint’ begins with the Foundations Seminar – a key piece to the First-Year Experience, followed by Sophomore Service, Junior Symposium, and concludes with the Senior Capstone.
The Blueprint, particularly the First-Year Experience, has led to a dramatic rise in Hilbert's retention rate.
More than 90% of the Class of 2018 were employed or continuing their education within 6 months of graduation.
Division 3 Athletics
Our NCAA Division III athletics program boasts an 88% retention rate.
Hilbert student-athletes boast 16 consecutive semesters of a 3.0 GPA.
It's in the Values
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, "Intelligence plus character -- that is the goal of true education."
Hilbert College embraces the traditions of St. Francis: respect, service, hope, vision, joy, integrity, compassion, and peace.
Hilbert College students travel to the Dominican Republic for a service learning trip.