Medaille Students
We're Hilbert College, 
and it's so nice to meet you. 

We offer quality educational programs both on-campus and online for people who want to create a better world. Our academic approach focuses on a holistic education that promotes leadership, social justice, respect, and service. 

In short, we work to amplify the good around our community, and the world. 

We are now offering Hawk Talks - Hilbert College on-campus and virtual visits for Medaille students to join us for discussions on the application process and student life! 


For 60 years, we have provided a solid education and varied career paths for all types of students, from high school graduates to transfer and adult students seeking to further their education.

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Here are a few things about us:

We were founded in 1957, as a private, Catholic, Franciscan four-year college. Get ready for 65 birthday candles!

Our student-to-faculty ratio is 12:1, ensuring small class sizes and individualized attention from our knowledgeable, working-field faculty.

We are located just 10 miles south of Buffalo, New York. Hamburg is a small town with big-city access!

We Believe in You

Not only do we help support our students throughout their entire academic journey and beyond, but we also equip you with the skill sets to amplify those around you.

Mission-Driven Values

At Hilbert, we welcome all perspectives and faiths. Becoming a part of our Hilbert community means that we will help shape you with our values of service, respect, compassion, peace, hope, joy, integrity, and vision - all part of the Franciscan tradition.

Division III Athletics

Become a student-athlete in basketball, soccer, baseball & softball, golf, lacrosse, volleyball, women's bowling, cross-country, football, and women's ice hockey.

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Medaille Students
We're Hilbert College, and it's so nice to meet you. 

Badge - Top 10 in NYS, Top 10% in the Nation
Badge - Top 10% in the Nation for Income Mobility
Badge - #2 Top Performers on Social Mobility
Badge - College Campus Top 15 in NYS
Badge - Best Value Schools in Regional Colleges in the North

  Greetings from Hamburg, NY!  

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Start your college journey with us. The opportunities to excel and define oneself are many. Apply using our free online application in only minutes. 

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Program Transfers

Associate Degrees

  • Business Administration, AAS
  • Business Management, AA + BS
  • Criminal Justice, AA
  • Liberal Arts, AA

Pathways to Education

On-Campus with  

  • Small classes with professors who know your name 
  • Award-winning housing designed with you in mind
  • Vibrant student life - we have activities for students almost every day
  • Free shuttles on the weekends to go shopping
  • Parking is free for all, and most importantly, available! (even first-year students are allowed vehicles)
  • Outdoor fire pit, grill, and volleyball court
  • 18 Division III sports  - including our new additions Football, and Women's Ice Hockey!
  • Day of Service - one day a semester, we go out into the community and help out. Our Franciscan tradition.  

 Online with


  • Multiple starts throughout the year (join anytime - the next start is in July!)
  • The quickest path to graduation
  • Class duration is only 7.5 weeks
  • Small classes with professors who know your name (Yes, we are repeating ourselves - but it's true for both!)
  • Flexible classes that work around your schedule
  • Saving money by learning from home


 choose between two  

Submit your transcripts to transfer and go - with no application fee, our process is quick and seamless! Medaille HEOP recipients may transfer their benefits to Hilbert. 

Take a look at our full offerings on our academics page!


Hilbert College and Hilbert College Global are committed to making education affordable because figuring out how to help offset the cost of higher education shouldn't be a source of frustration.

 Applying with us is free. 

Transfer Paths

Don't miss a beat - our simple transfer process makes it easy to graduate on time. 

Pick one path to education:

  • Study on-campus at Hilbert College in Hamburg, NY (10 miles south of Buffalo)  

  • Study online at Hilbert College Global  


Take a look at our program transfer chart below for details.

Once you apply, our admissions counselors will be on hand to walk you through programs.   


Find Your Fit

Our scenic campus is 60+ acres with plenty of room enjoy our outdoor venues such as our fire pit, kitchen, and sandy volleyball court. 

With 18 Division III sports and 30+ clubs & organizations spanning our 800+ students, if you don't find a club that fits your passion, we'll help you create it. 

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Bachelor Degrees

  • Accounting, BS
  • Biology, BA
  • Business Management, BS
  • Criminal Justice, BS
  • Digital Media & Communications, BA
  • English, BA
  • Liberal Studies, BS
  • Psychology, BA
  • Sports Industry Management, BS

Master Degrees

  • Criminal Justice Administration, MS
  • Public Administration, MPA
  • Public Administration: Health Administration, MPA

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