Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about Hilbert College, one of our programs, or how online college works? We have the answers. If you can’t find an answer to your question below, feel free to give us a call at 1-800-649-8003.

Yes, Hilbert’s online and graduate programs are registered by the New York State Education Department. What’s more, the college is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Tuition costs $450 per credit hour in all undergraduate degree programs. Online undergraduate programs have NO additional fees.

Associate’s degree programs = 60 total credit hours

Bachelor’s degree programs = 120 total credit hours

Graduate degree programs = 36 total credit hours

The graduate program’s tuition is $665 per credit hour and the total cost is less than $25,000.

Yes, the Hilbert College federal student code is 002735. The Hilbert College New York State “TAP” code is 2083.


For assistance with financial aid, contact us at 716-649-7900 or


Student aid may also be available through loan options, grants, or employer tuition assistance.

Associate’s degree programs consist of 60 total credit hours.

Bachelor’s degree programs consist of 120 total credit hours.

Depending on how many prior learning credits you have, the time to complete your program will vary. Use the chart below to estimate how long it will take you to earn your degree.

# of Transfer Credits Time to Degree
Less than 3.5 years
Less than 3 years
Less than 2.5 years
Less than 2 years
Less than 18 months
Less than 1 year

Graduate programs typically consist of 12 courses over a 16-month period, where you will complete one course every five weeks.

That depends! Which field of study are you most interested in pursuing? Hilbert College Global offers programs in:


  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Criminal Justice Administration (MS)
  • Public Administration (MPA)
  • Health Administration (MPA: Health)
  • Business Management (BS)
  • Business Administration (AAS)
  • Cybersecurity (BS)
  • Digital Media & Communications (BA)
  • Liberal Arts (AA)
  • Liberal Studies (BS)
  • Psychology (BA)


View all undergraduate programs

View all graduate programs


The application process is quick and easy.  The first step is to complete the FREE online application.

Once you are enrolled and registered for class(es), to access your course material, including discussions, assignments, quizzes, and tests, go to the student portal on your computer and click on your courses. Student Services staff will contact you as needed to monitor your progress in completing your degree.

Typically, undergraduate classes start every two months.  Graduate classes follow a semester schedule, with starts in the fall (September), spring (January), and summer (May).

Hilbert’s campus is located at 5200 South Park Avenue, Hamburg, NY 14075.  Hamburg, New York is just minutes from Buffalo, Niagara Falls, and the U.S./Canada border.  We can be reached at 1-800-649-8003.

Hilbert’s degree programs are registered by the New York State Education Department and the college is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Telephone: (267) 284-5000. E-mail:  Spanish: españ